Sunday, November 27, 2011

How to Install CISS in Epson

Continuous Ink Supply System 

Continuous Ink Supply System is gaining popularity due to its economical and cost effective attributes. The cost per page is 20-30 times less than the cost per page printed by using printer cartridges. The CISS is easy to install, ready to use and saves the cartridge replacement time. It is ideal solution for those who need frequent printouts daily.

Simple Steps to Install CISS in Epson

There few very simple steps to follow for installing CISS in your Epson printer:
  • Bring all the accessories at your printer table and check for any air in the printing tubes.
  •  Check the printer for nozzle test, it is recommended to print nozzle test sheet
  •  If your printer is working perfectly, take out a colored printout before you install CISS.
  •  Place the CISS on right side of the printer and keep the air plugs out and install the air filters.
  •  Choose Main menu ->maintenance->cartridge change->cartridge change tools->next step->next step->confirm
  •  Take the cartridge out by lifting up cartridge cover and opening it through screw driver.
  •  Take out the Epson cartridge inside the printer and move the cartridge carrier to the left, now install the CISS cartridge into the printer and adjust the cartridge at the right place.
  •  It is very important to move the button chip at the right place otherwise the CISS will not be recognized by the printer.
  •  In order to check the tube length move the cartridge carrier to the left and then to the right side and verify that the ink tube falls on paper board.
  •  If there is any problem in the tube length you can adjust it by shortening or increasing its size, the sticker can also be adjusted to prevent tube from falling.
  •  Carefully watch the sticker it should not squeeze the ink tube when the printer cover or paper cover is closed.
  •  Now plug in the printer wire, close the printer cover and take a test printout also check if the printer makes any noise.
  •  It is also recommended to check the printer nozzle for any errors, if it is working smoothly the CISS is installed perfectly alternatively the nozzle should be checked and cleaned properly, still if it shows missing lines or color fade turn off the printer for an hour and then turn it on again.

The CISS is bit different from the conventional cartridge installing and changing procedure therefore it is advised to check all the accessories when the CISS kit is received and the steps should be followed carefully.

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