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From: "Filippo Salamone"
Subject: Re: Epson or hp inkjet heads
Date: Tue, 1 Oct 2002 11:44:56 +0100
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I tried to contact Epson to have heads on oem basis but ... they're japanese
and they act on a quasi-monopoly market.
A friend of mine developed a printer for textile using hp, but he say that
the climb of hp mountain has been very very hard. He got informations about
the heads after 3 year of talking with hp!!!!!!! :-(((((
So Xaar remain the sole provider! ??????
This is the question: is Xaar the unique alternate provider to Epson and
"Terry King" ha scritto nel messaggio
> > Has anyone tried to drive these heads with totally new designed circuit?
> There is quite a bot about the technology on the manufacturer's websites.
> Lexmark has a lot of detail. Basically there are two very different
> technologies: Epson is Piezoelectric, HP and Lexmark are resistive-heater
> boil-it-spit-it (at 10 Khz!!) micromachined nozzles etc.
> I THINK they are both arranged in a matrix.
> Get a used printer, butcher it and get in there with a scope!
> Regards, Terry King ...In The Woods In Vermont
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