cleaning of Epson 3880 maintenance tank

Started Feb 22, 2013 | Questions thread
JJ Winkel
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Re: cleaning of Epson 3880 maintenance tank
In reply to HotArt, Feb 26, 2013

HotArt wrote:

JJ Winkel wrote:

HotArt wrote:

I have the printer setup on a hinged shelf. To refill, I just tilt the printer backward.

Very easy to agitate the ink to stop settling by moving front of shelf up & down.

To make things very clear to me too, is this mod only applicable to the carts sold by Jon Cone or is true with the ones by IJF too as the latter ones are so much cheaper, I wonder if they are the same ?

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JJ.

I did the mod to the ones I bought from Jon Cone. I bought the ones from IJF after in order to have spares in case something went wrong. I have never had to use them.

There may be a difference but I cannot see it.

Well I'll make it cheap and in the worst case if any doubt I'll just won't apply the mod.

But one more about your "hinged" way of shaking / filling the carts.

Having read Mikling's warnings about back feeding ink into the pressure system, how is it going with your way of tilting the printer back and all the ink flowing back too ?

Never had a hint of ink going the wrong way ?

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