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GS6000 Magenta

Discussion in 'Epson' started by mudmedia, Oct 18, 2012.

  1. mudmedia

    mudmedia Active Member

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    I have been noticing some Magenta what i would call ink droplets at the side of the media when the head prints it leaves small minor magenta dots. I do a manual head cleaning twice a week and do a very light head cleaning on the lcd panel before it operates daily.

    Is there something causing this that I should be looking at?
     
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  2. CS-SignSupply

    CS-SignSupply Very Active Member

    Possible fuzz, hair or debris on the head or cap
     
  3. mudmedia

    mudmedia Active Member

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    If it is on the head itself how do i get it off? I am not suppose to touch the head with a swab is what I was told
     
  4. ColoPrinthead

    ColoPrinthead Swollen Member

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    I swab my heads on occasion. People act like these machines are made of glass.
     
  5. mudmedia

    mudmedia Active Member

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    colo how often do you replace the soaking pad?

    It just kind of was surprising I put a magenta ink in about a week ago and I am already showing low ink on magenta and that happens to be the colors of the dots so just making sure its not abnormal
     
  6. ColoPrinthead

    ColoPrinthead Swollen Member

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    I have been working with my 2 GSs since late January and replaced one pad. I only replace them when I feel they are too saturated and notice I am having more ink dripping from the carriage (not the heads). Kind of a subjective thing.
     
  7. boxerbay

    boxerbay Active Member

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    be sure your cleaning all the scabs off the bottom of the head carriage - get a light and stick your head in there. also the cap station clen it good. if there are scabs it will not seal good and you will get ink drops.
     
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