Accidentally pushed the drum-tray back in without the drum? The green light won't show, and the tray won't budge - all you need to do is to carefully push a tiny lever below the tray, as pictured. 

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What to do if you have drum stuck in your RP 3700 that is not in the right position.

Original article: http://www.drucksalon.ch/828/how-to-remove-a-stuck-drum-from-a-riso-rp-3...

Procedure for converting the color of a Z-type drum. Steps 1 - 9 also work when machine does not recogonize a correctly installed ink tube.

There are several Risograph z-type drums, most of which are not universally compatible. Use the following charts to determine compatibility with your machine. 

North American Models

RZ 590 & 390 Compatible

MZ 790, 990 & RZ 990 Compatible

RZ 1090 & MZ 1090 Compatible

EZ 590, 591, 390 & 391 Compatible

RZ drums are not compatible with EZ, but can be converted with special kit.

MZ 790 can be converted to MZ 1090 with special kit. 


European Models