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Re: 1160 and Gen4



K2.

Just squeeze the bottle of yellow ink until the tube is filled with ink.

Jerry

K2 Chittin wrote:

> Iíve been away on a 6 month trip.  My 1160 had been left idle for all that
> time with the exception of one nozzle check that a friend was able to do for
> me while I was away.  However, the printer was left plugged into the wall
> with the power on at the wall.
>
> Iíve just fired up the printer today for a nozzle check.  Perfect.
>
> Now ... one question.  Iím using Gen4 inks in a NoMoreCarts CIS.  Does
> anyone know if these inks behave "normally" (ie no colour shifts etc) after
> being left alone for that length of time?
>
> The reason I ask is that I *am* suffering from one problem with the 1160:
> the "yellow" tube has developed a huge air bubble.  The ink was back at the
> tip of the bottle.  Printing a full page of yellow yields beautiful saffron.
>   It seems that the air in the cart has led to some kind of oxidisation.
> The other colours seem to be fine.
>
> 15 pages on of pure yellow and the situation is getting better.  Now just
> some saffron bands in between yellowish bands.
>
> Has anyone ever had this?
>
> I'm planning to buy a few custom profiles.  So I'm wondering if I should
> just start afresh with a new cart for the CIS and also chuck the remainder
> of the ink (about 1/2 inch left in the 4oz bottle).
>
> K2
>
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