Canon PRO-1 using vast quantities of ink

Started Nov 22, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: Canon PRO-1 using vast quantities of ink
In reply to mikebg, Nov 23, 2012

1) Do not change your ink tank when printer first advises you to. Printer advised me to change the Matte Black inktank, I did not have a replacement so I sent it to print anyhow. (Printer will stop when It runs out, and I didn't want to waste a sheet of paper). I printed eighteen 13x19's and twenty-three 5x7's on Photopaper Plus Semi-gloss before I had to change it.

2) Leave your printer turned on, I was turning mine off between prints. I got very few prints with my first ink set doing this, far less than I mentioned above. (aproximately 25-35 prints,almost entirely 5x7's, mostly one at a time). So I estimate that a power cycle can consume 2-3% of a full inktank.

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