Canon releases new firmware for Pixma PRO 10s

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P. S. Apparently there are some guys that reckon the printer can tell when you’re not using OEM ink.
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No, but someone who refilled has also reset the chip ... ;)
 

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Lots of Epson drivers display nag screens once you insert non-OEM cartridges - refill or 3rd party ones -'Dear customer - be informed that the use of non-Epson cartridges may cause print quality problems etc............' and this every time again with every cartridge change, so it is apparently easy for the firmware/driver to recognize that condition.
 

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No, but someone who refilled has also reset the chip
Yes, Guys using non OEM chips could run into problems at a later date…
'Dear customer - be informed that the use of non-Epson cartridges may cause print quality problems etc............' and this every time again with every cartridge change, so it is apparently easy for the firmware/driver to recognize that condition.
As to why Canon don’t do that is a mystery, but you do get the nagging pop ups each time you go to print something, when you have disabled the ink monitoring..
 

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Everybody resets the OEM chips in the PRO-10.
Is this the same with Epson, meaning a resetted OEM chips can be distinguished from a new one ?

Canon nags me too "cartridge could be empty" when I print with the Maxify and the ARC chip shows empty.
 

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I think every manufacturer - Canon - Epson - HP - Brother - handles the non-OEM/refill/chip issues differently - the Epson non-OEM flag may be used to deny warranty claims by the customers.
Epson cartridges for desk top printers are typically not used for refill, they are spongeless and contain a membrane filter which cannot easily be bypassed. You either use one way 3rd party cartridges or dedicated refill cartridges for Epson printers, and Epson drivers don't let you deactivate the ink level counter. You can buy a firmware hack to get the ink counters disabled - a chip-free printing mode which makes sense in connection with a CISS.
 
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