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CRS = Continuous Re-inking System CIS = Continuous Ink System CFS = Continuous Flow System all = 6 refillable bottles hooked to special cartridges via tubes I recently talked to the folks at WeInc (www.weinc.com). There new kit uses a chip-reprogrammer box that resets the levels on the chips without having to remove the cartridges - The box connects via the lpt1 port to the printer; presumably computer -> reprogrammer -> (female DB25I) printer cable -> centronics printer connection. The advantage is price ~60$. The downside is that you need to push the button on a regular basis or risk having the chip get to the warning stage where it may not reset. I don't know if there is a limit on the number of pushes before the chip goes "reprogrammer deaf". I had heard that some flash memories do have reuse limits in the low 1,000s. This seems like a reasonable work-around the Epson "buy more ink" campaign currently supported by the chips in the cartridge. And a bit cheaper than the cartridges with special chips that always read full. The cost of the kit with ink and reprogrammer is about $180. This is a bit less than the $250 + ink that other systems seem to cost. Does anybody have any experience with the inks from this company? BTW you can also buy the kit unprimed; the cost including reprogrammer and priming pump is about $175. You could then order ink from anybody. Tom - Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.