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Looking to sell - HP Designjet L25500 - Any Ideas?

Discussion in 'General Chit-Chat' started by Ed Tapley IV, Nov 20, 2019.

  1. Ed Tapley IV

    Ed Tapley IV New Member

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    Our company recently upgraded to a new printer after our L25500 had an issue with the ink tubes leading into the Carriage leaking Cyan ink. I believe its a busted Tower where the print head goes over.

    Fortunately we were able to buy the OEM Service Maintenance Kit One (CH956-67024) which includes: the Scan-axis motor, encoder strip and sensor, ink tubes assembly, trailing cable, belt and tension kit, carriage, line sensor, carriage PCA cover, and paper jam sensor.

    It's been sitting for roughly a year, I myself tried to fix it without using any of the Maintenance Kit One parts, which still sits in the box when we ordered it. We ended up getting our new printer and just haven't had time to replace the tube system and other parts.

    It DOES NOT PRINT at the moment. Just want that to be clear. It needs the new parts installed.

    We are looking to sell the printer as a whole with the kit or maybe part it out.

    Wanted to see if anyone on here has any suggestions or ideas.

    I appreciate your time,
    Thank you!
    ET. IV

     
  2. dypinc

    dypinc Very Active Member

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    Might be best to use the main board for a rebate on a new printer.
     
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  3. flyplainsdrifta

    flyplainsdrifta Active Member

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    with the end of life announced and no solid companies making ink you may have a boat anchor in a few months. i would part it out if you can but theres not too many left in the field as far as i know. using sites like this you can probably find a few people to get rid of some of that. but id be willing to venture that itll be taking up space in your shop for a while.
     
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  4. MikePro

    MikePro Major Contributor

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    +1 that printer is dead in the water. dreading my 26500 being next on the chopping block.
    print heads, ink sets, maintenance kits, service parts.... soon to be nonexistent.
     
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  5. Bly

    Bly Very Active Member

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    We sold ours as soon as they announced end of life.
    You probably have left your run a bit late for selling it.
    Someone may take it off your hands for free though.
     
  6. bannertime

    bannertime "You guys do banners, right?"

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    Grimco has taken our old machines(mainly the board) as trade in. Even picked up* our old machines so we didn't have to mess with it!

    *may not be available for everyone
     
  7. Jo Hill

    Jo Hill Member

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    Noob here. What kind of printers do not require he use of ink sets, maintenance kits, service parts?
     
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  8. 2CT Media

    2CT Media Major Contributor

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    None but manufacturers stop producing those items after an End of Life is announced. HP EOLd the 25500, 65500, and other latex machines this year meaning no parts, ink, or consumables are available first part for these.
     
  9. HulkSmash

    HulkSmash Major Contributor

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    you're not going to sell that. I took a sledge hammer to 3 of mine 3 years ago
     
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  10. ColoPrinthead

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    I wish I had had the energy for that, I just pulled any parts that might be useful on the 360 series and threw it in the trash.
     
  11. HulkSmash

    HulkSmash Major Contributor

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    im fairly certain the l22550 isn't going to have any compatible parts for the 360
     
  12. ColoPrinthead

    ColoPrinthead Swollen Member

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    Pinch rollers. I wanted to pull the feed and take up motors but gave up and went back to doing my job.
     
  13. HulkSmash

    HulkSmash Major Contributor

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    ah! yes pinch rollers. Our tech gave us a bag of like 50 of them, lol.
     
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  14. Ian Stewart-Koster

    Ian Stewart-Koster Active Member

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    I'd like to know if there's a generic print head cleaning/wiping cartdidge- the roll of paper one it parks on, when you switch it off.
    We still have 30 of the L260 ink cartridges, so I'd like to get them used up... !

    (and about a dozen L25500 ink cartridges & a few heads, too)
     
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