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  • Versacamm / Cadet owners

    Posted by J. Hulme on August 13, 2004 at 3:09 pm

    Does it use a single cartridge, multiple cartridges or CIS?
    What are the price(s) per cart or bottle of ink?
    Who supplies the inks?


    Rodney Gold replied 19 years, 9 months ago 2 Members · 2 Replies
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  • J. Hulme

    August 13, 2004 at 3:20 pm

    If is isn’t CIS, can it be converted relatively cheaply?

  • Rodney Gold

    August 13, 2004 at 4:31 pm

    It uses a 220 ml cartrige , NOT refillable (tho you can kludge it , we do) , prices range from about $65 a cart , the versacam uses 4 , CMYK , the soljet uses 12 , 2 x CMYK + Lc LM.
    There are bulk fill systems using the same cart , but they can cause problems. (airlocks etc)
    Aftermarket inks are available for Solvent based printers using the epson Dx3 heads (Like the Cadet – tho the suppliers of Cadet dont seem to offer low cost , and I find that their carts are pretty expensive – the solvent inks are readily avialable at 1/2 to 1/3rd or less than their price) and so far , I havent seen aftermarket Eco-sol inks (tho mt new printer claims to use the same inks and its about GBP100 per litre , about 65% less than I currently pay , so there is hope!!)
    Evidently the Cadet used to use Lyson , but I have heard they now use Inks supplied in Israel , prolly Techink or someone like that , but its pure conjecture.
    I think Eco-Sol inks are Tied into Epson , the mnfgrs that use the Epson heads can only use Epson inks as OEM. the whole ink question is a little cloudy at the moment , but undoubtedly will settle down soon

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