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    Some tests with the ET-8550

    Printing black and white has its own mystery. I don’t do it often, but then when I want good results I use my Pro-1000. my Pro-100 also serves well and had no problems yet. The paper I used with it was mostly Moab Exhibition Luster. The other one a cheaper paper from Photolux, the studioSilver...
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    Bios/Dump files for school printers

    Please search the forum for errors and service tool. You will have stuff for a lot of hours to read. After that you will have much more insight to a lot of the problems. The second source is YouTube. Cheers, Maximilian
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    Bios/Dump files for school printers

    So you have all models you can download all Bios you need and than flash other printers. For Canon printers buy or download the appropriate Canon Service Tool and you can perform already a lot of tasks. No, not all problems have to do with the BIOS. This is not a hacker forum. Some of what you...
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    Interesting testimony from Mark McCormick

    The problem with Chinese inks is that you seldom know whether you get the same quality over a longer period. Especially when you by small quantities or cartridges. There are ink developers also in Europe which produce inks for the professional market, but are they interested in producing for...
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    Some tests with the ET-8550

    But there is still a 40 pages long review for the ones who want more to read, like I do.
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    Some tests with the ET-8550

    My tests with both ChromaLife100 inks are still going on. No really significant differences till now. ChromaLife100+ Is used in the printers with the nozzles for 1 pl. I read somewhere that therefore viscosity is also different but can’t remember the source. MM
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    Canon PIXMA MX926 Print Head Replacement

    Did you ask Canon support for replacement of the printhead? Here in Germany it is 89€ including all shipping costs.
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    Blue hue when printing black (Canon Pixma iX6850)

    Drip some water on the logo and watch whether the black is bleeding and which colors you see.
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    Error b200 on canon pixma mx725

    Maybe this is, what you are looking for.
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    Error b200 on canon pixma mx725

    Your printhead model number is on the side. It is black on black, so a little bit hard to read.
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    Epson Stylus 1500w - Missing details at 1440 ppi

    After having a lot of problems with my IP100 I could use a MX925. After printing both files with the highest possible quality I scanned with 1200DPI, the highest I have without interpolation. You can see already the single dots. So it's ok. In the one with 1200 PPI you see in the mid the picture...
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    MX925 black out of focus on alternate directions

    This sounds like a damaged printhead. The nozzle test will show it in the text below the colors. Here in Germany I got a MX925 serviced by Canon with a new printhead for 89€ including cost for sending. That’s a fair price. So ask Canon support for repair. Cheers, Maximilian
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    Printer Recommendations

    He moved to another server and a lot of problems. Search vor Keith Cooper on YouTube. You will find a lot Videos for the ET-8850 from him.
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    Printer Recommendations

    If I were you, I would go up to the ET-8850. For more information have a look at Keith Coopers site at Northlight Images.
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    Service Tools for Canon Printers

    Here is a link to MG2100 series, MG3100 series simplified service manual. MG2140/MG2150/MG3140/MG3150 MG2100 and MG3100 SM
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    Service Tools for Canon Printers

    Yes you are right. I checked this with a IP2850 a while ago. You get access to some things, but you can't do much. Maybe there are some tricks for Canon service people we don't know.
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    Epson Stylus 1500w - Missing details at 1440 ppi

    I can't see artifacts. At the numbers it may seem like this. What software are you using and what screen? Here is a png made on a old gaming screen with windows viewer and with 500% with Photoshop. The gray pixels are no artifacts. That is how the pattern is designed. This file is not ment to...
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    Epson Stylus 1500w - Missing details at 1440 ppi

    Now on Windows: Did a left klick and the file is shown in Bart's dropbox. Then I choosed "Direkt herunterladen" after klicking on the down arrow. Both files are as TIF in my download folder. I don't know whats different on your machine. Cheers, Maximilian
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    Canon Pro 1000 Error code b204

    I don’t know if it works with this printer. Open the lid and press the resume button for more than 15 seconds. Maybe the printhead moves to the changing position.
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    Epson Stylus 1500w - Missing details at 1440 ppi

    I am not on Windows at the moment. What happens if you just double klick?
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