I will be getting the model numbers this weekend and again free in
Portland Oregon, if not found a home in a few weeks will be in a local
metal scrap yard.
On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 10:07 AM, Tomasz Rola via cctalk <
> On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 02:07:29PM -0800, Zane Healy via cctalk wrote:
> > No clue what the ink availability is these days. The ink carts
> > aren’t cheap, and if it has issues with the print head, someone
> > might have been running old ink through it.
> If it is similar (somewhat) to old ink HP printer, then perhaps it
> could be renewed by bathing in isopropyl alcohol. I give this
> treatment to 840c printer head (I use black ink only) because every
> time I want to print something (once per month or two) the head is dry
> (and the ink is not original). If I have no alcohol at hand or am too
> lazy to walk few meters, I wash it with LCD cleaner in spray. Perhaps
> I am killing it in the process, but the cost of repairing eventual
> damage is low and this is interesting experiment. Stand the cartridge
> upside down on paper cloth, spray the head with a cleaner, watch it
> sink into the head (or maybe evaporate), repeat. I can usually print
> few pages after about an hour of that.
> No guarantees - if you do this to your hardware, you are responsible
> for the damages.
> Tomasz Rola
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