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Ben Haskell typed the following on 11:03 00-01-25 -0800... >Eddie wrote: >> On the print head there is a device that Epson calls a "damper". It has an >> inlet and outlet port and a cavity which holds inks. The cavity is only >> half full/empty. Ink is drawn from the ink cartridges with a pump, just >> like the other Stylus Color models. >That is the vacuum pump that primes the cavity by sucking out air + ink >from the nozzles, I assume. Other ESC models don't have a pump inbetween >the cartridges and print head. No. There is no pump in between the ink cartridges and print head. There is only one pump assembly. The pump is connected to the cap assembly. When the cap assembly is pushed up against the bottom of the print head it creates an air tight connection. The suction action of the pump will suck air and ink through the print head, damper, tubing and ink cartridges. Eddie Forget world peace. Visualize using your turn signal. - Please turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for instructions.
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