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Epson printer repairs


Nick_w e2
7 4.1k 99 England
22 Apr 2013 12:04PM
Does anyone have any recommendations for printer repairs.

I have an Epson R2400 - I live in Huddersfield. I've looked at Epsons website and they recommend one in Liverpool, but it looks like that as now closed.

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keithh e2
11 23.4k 33 Wallis And Futuna
22 Apr 2013 12:39PM
Printer Medics in Leeds used them a few years back. Still an independant I think.
22 Apr 2013 12:43PM
what is wrong with it? may well be a simple fix.
Nick_w e2
7 4.1k 99 England
22 Apr 2013 1:05PM
Thanks Keith Smile. Gareth ive tried all sorts so i want to leave it to the proffesionals
22 Apr 2013 1:09PM
well that's me told...lol
Nick_w e2
7 4.1k 99 England
22 Apr 2013 1:29PM
Gareth it came across wrong. I have a problem with clogged heads. Ive tried head cleaning solution but to no avail. I just want it sorting.
22 Apr 2013 1:38PM
Clogged heads, you can lift the head out and set it in a saucer of cleaning fluid over night and then flush it problem solved. Running head cleans as it sits will make it worse. On my 1400 and 1280 etc it is a matter of removing 4 screws pulling the ribbon cable and lift it out. Google it and im sure there is a step by step video on it for the 2400 also.
Been doing this for years for myself and other people.
But if your not comfortable doing it then yes a repair shop is in order and they will do the same thing or charge you for a new head, which is not needed.

It did't come across the wrong way I just laughed at the comment.

Gareth
22 Apr 2013 1:56PM
Nick have a look here at the 4th post easier than removing the heads, no idea if you tried this yet.

http://www.talkphotography.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?t=121487
hobbo e2
3 891 2 England
22 Apr 2013 7:01PM
Many moons ago I cured the clogged heads of an elderly Epson Printer by removing all the inks then using a cotton bud and near boiling water to wash them through....Power Off of course:

Hobbo
robertt 8 79 United Kingdom
24 Jul 2013 6:17PM
When my Epson R300 broke down I rung Epson and they told me to take it to pudseycomputers.co.uk. It is still running today.



robertt
robertt 8 79 United Kingdom
24 Jul 2013 6:19PM
I forgot to mention they are in Stanningly road in Leeds





robertt
dcash29 9 2.0k England
25 Jul 2013 12:38AM
HI Nick

I've removed the head out of my 2400 in the past but if it goes again I might consider using a service.

Lets us know how you go on at Printer medics

Dave

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