Jettec pigment inks for Epson R1800

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Jettec pigment inks for Epson R1800

Unread postby chorleyjeff » Thu Jun 14, 2007 5:21 pm

Very specific question.
Can anyone offer an opinion about the quality of Jettec pigment inks for use in an R1800? Or advise another good quality 3rd party ink? I tried some Pro-Jet ink and its low price seems to equal low quality.
Epson inks are very high cost bought by the cassette and I don't yet have £300 for a continuous ink system! And continuous systems seem to be 3rd party inks anyhow.
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Unread postby David Kilpatrick » Thu Jun 14, 2007 9:13 pm

Jettec inks in our Epson 950 managed to leak and ruin the printer. They are about the best quality third party make, but there is still a big risk. I would stick to Permajet, Lysonic etc. Are you sure that a CIS for R1800 will cost you £300? Seems a lot to me. They are usually £150-200.

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Unread postby chorleyjeff » Fri Jun 15, 2007 8:44 pm

David Kilpatrick wrote:Jettec inks in our Epson 950 managed to leak and ruin the printer. They are about the best quality third party make, but there is still a big risk. I would stick to Permajet, Lysonic etc. Are you sure that a CIS for R1800 will cost you £300? Seems a lot to me. They are usually £150-200.

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Got the price from the Nova site. Checked other sites later and a Lyson system is advertised at £200 complete with 125ml bottles of ink which on reflection seems an OK price if they work properly.
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Unread postby David Kilpatrick » Sat Jun 16, 2007 2:32 am

Lyson is the best - seriously. They work. They are the industry benchmark.

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Unread postby Kodaktryx » Fri Jun 22, 2007 7:50 pm

I have the Epson 800. Owing to the cost of the original inks.
I have not used it for a year, I send them down the line to Bonus print to have them printed.
If I had this lysonic system, would the results be has good as the original inks, and I wonder if the cartridges
are now so blocked up that they can't be cleared.

Anyone know the answers?

Thanks.

Ralph.

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Unread postby David Kilpatrick » Sat Jun 23, 2007 1:37 am

Lysonic do a cleaning cartridge which you can use to flush the system out if you want to leave it unused for a while. Epson don't.

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Unread postby Kodaktryx » Sat Jun 23, 2007 9:59 pm

Thanks David.

Are they located in the UK?

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Unread postby David Kilpatrick » Sun Jul 01, 2007 12:41 am

Lyson are a UK company but sell worldwide. Their inks are well represented in the USA especially. Just Google for Lyson inks or Lysonic inks.

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