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Old August 30, 2010, 08:13 PM
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So my Epson CX7800 had a continuous ink system and well, either the printer or the continuous ink system is dead. Magenta doesn't seem to come out no matter how many times I clean it with 70% alcohol, and while trying to fix things, I busted the continuous ink system. I'll probably have to get a new printer so what would you guys recommend? Preferably, I'd like one that works with the continuous ink system.

Also, what can I do with the extra ink that I got lying around now? Reason being is because every time I go and buy ink, they ask me what printer I got which leads me to believe that certain ink has certain colours, even though they're still cyan, magenta, yellow, and black.
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Old August 30, 2010, 08:27 PM
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Get a laser printer.
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Old August 30, 2010, 08:36 PM
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But please, not a HP.
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But please, not a HP.
Why not? I've used probably a dozen HP laser printers and they've all been great and very reliable.
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Old August 30, 2010, 08:59 PM
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Why laser?

My printer is NOT dead. Only the continuous ink system died. I guess I can get a new one....

Oh and I found my original Epson ink cartridges UNUSED! YES!

Oh and how do I dispose of ink cartridges and ink?
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Why laser?
Because they're very reliable and the cost per page is very inexpensive compared to ink printers.
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Old August 30, 2010, 09:34 PM
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Continuous ink system make them very cost effective against laser printers. The only bright side I see with laser is that I don't have to worry about it getting clogged.
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Continuous ink system make them very cost effective against laser printers.
Not really. They're cheaper than cartridges, but still not as inexpensive as laser.
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Old September 11, 2010, 09:48 PM
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If I get another inkjet printer and a continuous inking system, can I use the existing printer ink that I have leftover? The ink was supposed to be used with the continous ink system for my Epson CX7800, but as you guys now, the ink system died.
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But please, not a HP.
I totally agree, in laser Samsung is the way to go.

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Why not? I've used probably a dozen HP laser printers and they've all been great and very reliable.
Because from the first day of laser they have a stupid problem of dying spooler which is really annoying, easy to fix for a HP but seems they prefer to look at the printer die. Also, their service for printer is really not that good...We are still waiting ( after 4 month ) for a WORKING replacement for a 670$ pro series printer, the only info HP tell us is that Staples canada ( yeah staples ) is supose to ship us the printer ( for the apst 2 months ) but the printer is EOL...idiot...
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