[sf-lug] (forw) Re: new Epson printer. whee.
rick at linuxmafia.com
Sat Mar 27 11:24:20 PDT 2010
Quoting Akkana Peck (akkana at shallowsky.com):
> The only problem with that is that if you let an inkjet sit around
> unused for longer than a couple of weeks, the print heads dry up and
> clog, and with many printers (*cough* Epson *cough) there's no cheap
> way to replace or clean the head, so the printer's useless.
My mother's Espon sits around much of the time completely unused for
_months_ at a time, and the print heads haven't clogged yet. I'm sure
it can happen, and I've heard of that being a problem, but it's
apparently not universal.
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