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Epson 9700 problem

Discussion in 'Epson' started by iladi, Jun 27, 2012.

  1. iladi

    iladi Member

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    Since the first day the printer was fueled with dye ink. Now I switch to pigmented ink. OCP Germany is the manufacturer. I heard is a good one. The problem is I am loosing magenta and black while printing. Heavy. About 25%. After a while, if the printer sits idle some nozzles come back. Anyways, A normal cleaning cycle brig the nozzles back.

    What can it be? Ink? Dampers? Printer is 1,5 year old, heavy use, Epson 9700 Pro.
     
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  2. Dyllan

    Dyllan New Member

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    I have had this problem before. You have to be careful what inks you mix together, some have a bad reaction when mixed together and become a bit thicker which blocks the dampers. I solved the problem by removing all the ink from the pipes and replacing the dampers. Hope this helps
     
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