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printer refill numbers - 983 refills. much thanks to this site and its members

Discussion in 'Canon InkJet Printers' started by jimbo123, Jul 5, 2016.

  1. Aug 16, 2016
    Ink stained Fingers

    Ink stained Fingers Printer Master

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    I can't compete with those record refill numbers - I enjoy the convenience of printers with a CISS or large cartridges - 220ml - for one refill
     
  2. Aug 17, 2016
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    It’s not the journey that counts, but getting there is.
    Treasure all these old printers, their like will not come again...:love
     
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  3. Aug 18, 2016
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    Thanks PeterBJ for your information will get a new battery to be on the safe side.
    it would also enable me to check the stock of empty alleged Magenta carts I got off E-bay they looked spotless.

    You can always rely on expert help on this Forum.
     
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    barfl2

    barfl2 Printer Guru

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  5. Aug 22, 2016
    barfl2

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    Further to PeterBJ's advice re batteries on Redsetter confirm I have installed a new high-quality battery. Now all the carts get the short and long flash.

    Thanks again
     
  6. Aug 22, 2016
    PeterBJ

    PeterBJ Printer Master Platinum Printer Member

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    Thank you for the feed-back.
     
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    I still have an old (2008) iP4500 semi-retired, that I use from time to time because it’s not good for high quality photos, but still acceptable, it has the original print head in it and has clocked up over 54,000, I wonder is that a record for an original print head... :hu
     
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    It might well be a record. The original print head in iP4500 was QY6-0067. IIRC I read on the druckerchannel.de Canon forum that this print head had a reputation of being fragile. The fact that a replacement type, QY6-0075 was introduced makes me think it's plausible that the original print head was fragile.
     
  9. Aug 22, 2016
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    @PeterBJ, I have just opened the printer and checked to see which one is installed, it’s the 0067 model, so thankfully I got the fragile one...:lol:
     
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  10. Aug 23, 2016
    jimbo123

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    54,000 pages on a print head is amazing, congrats !

    i just checked my numbers and looks like i usually get 20,000 - 22,000 on an 830 print head.

    i do have a brand new 4500 stored away, bought it in 2008 for $99 so to get an extra set of PGI5/CLI8 carts for my 830.

    the 4500 is one the best canon printers as far as build quality.

    J

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