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sandy58 09-11-2008 11:34 AM

Re: Epson c64 wont print black
 
On Sep 11, 5:30*am, don ward <dwa...@earthlink.net> wrote:
> Help!!!! *my son gave me an almost new looking *Epson C64 printer .
> It showed that black ink was empty... replaced with new *black cartg.
> Now shows *100% full, but wont print anything that is black.
> Help !!! *are there any tests i can run to check the *print head ??
> Im running Mac osX *but that shouldnt make any difference.
> Many thanks
>
> dnw


Remove sellotape from cartridge "head". :-(

sandy58 09-14-2008 08:15 AM

Re: Epson c64 wont print black
 
On Sep 12, 10:42*pm, don ward <dwa...@earthlink.net> wrote:
> In article
> <66abf4da-36c8-482c-849a-f3dc1ff81...@x35g2000hsb.googlegroups.com>,
>
> *sandy58 <alecki...@googlemail.com> wrote:
> > On Sep 11, 5:30*am, don ward <dwa...@earthlink.net> wrote:
> > > Help!!!! *my son gave me an almost new looking *Epson C64 printer .
> > > It showed that black ink was empty... replaced with new *black cartg.
> > > Now shows *100% full, but wont print anything that is black.
> > > Help !!! *are there any tests i can run to check the *print head ??
> > > Im running Mac osX *but that shouldnt make any difference.
> > > Many thanks

>
> > > dnw

>
> > Remove sellotape from cartridge "head". :-(

>
> Bad idea *there is a *spring and valve inside and the tape holds it
> in.... taking the tape off *allowed the valve and spring to come out
> along with black ink all over ....
> dnw


never heard of any valves in there. The "venturi" effect causes the
ink to flow, don ward.


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