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----- Original Message ----- From: "Ben Haskell" <email@example.com> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Sunday, December 12, 1999 9:08 PM Subject: Re: Epson EX Problem - Air in printhead? > Is this the printer that you are using for "Archiva" inks... No. That is my 1160. I only use Epson oem in my Ex. > > ...so that perhaps trying 2 new epson cartridges caused a precipitation > reaction, as has been reported for mixing Epson and Lysonic inks? > > The cleaning cycle does not require that the electronics fire nozzles. > During a cleaning cycle, as the print head moves to expose the cleaning > pad(s), carefully squirt the pad(s) with water, so that later on during > the cleaning cycle, the vacuum pump will suck up the diluted ink. The > pads should then be lighter. Start a second cleaning cycle. If fresh > black ink is deposited on the cleaning pad, then you know that at least > some nozzles are not clogged. If fresh ink is deposited, but nothing > comes out in the nozzle check, then you probably have an electronic > short that requires epson servicing. If no fresh ink is deposited on the > cleaning pad, this diagnostic test remains ambigous, you could have a > real serious clog and/or an electronic problem. I will try this. Regards, Murray Zaharia Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum viditur. Anything in Latin sounds profound. - Turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for list instructions.
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