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    I must say that your service is absolutely exceptional and I have recommended your company and products to several friends today; all are serious "printer" people.I retired last year and my friends are all into, or are still working in the photo industry. Sincerely,Gerhard

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    Dear, just to let you know than i realy appreciate your costumer service.
    Thank you
    Denis

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    Just a Thank you and all the best
    Grigore

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    Ce message est simplement pour vous dire que j'ai bien reçu la commande XXXXXX et que je suis très satisfait de la rapidité de la livraison et aussi de la qualité de l'encre. C'est la première fois que j'utilise de l'encre "autre que l'originale" et pour le moment je suis très satisfait. Soyez certain que je vais vous référez à mes amis et collègues de travail et c'est certain que je vais commander à nouveau de chez vous. Merci beaucoup.
    Stéphane

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    Je veux seulement vous dire un gros merci pour la rapidité avec lequel vous avez traité ma demande et aussi pour le petit extra en papier photos,c'est très apprécié.

    Céline

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    I received my order, thank you for your great customer service..
    Judy

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    Hello:

    It is not often people write emails or letters of praise but consider this one of the rare ones!
    I must say, ordering your product was about the easiest imaginable. Coupled with the fact that it arrived here basically “next day” I am thoroughly happy. To tell you the truth, I was expecting to have to go pay full retail for one black cartridge thinking that your’s would take at least a week to arrive but I was wrong, the order arrived before I could even go out to get one!
    Congrats people, I WILL tell all my friends and neighbours about you!

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Conductive inkjet printable ink prints circuits directly on polyesters

Methode Development Company, a business unit of Methode Electronics, Inc., has recently announced that its conductive inkjet printable ink can now print circuits directly onto treated polyesters. The ink, formulated for thermal and piezo inkjet systems, makes it possible for engineers to print working electrical circuits, right from their desktops – facilitating product development, prototyping, and manufacturing processes.

With this technology, scale-up for high volume manufacturing can be easily achieved. Methode’s water-based #9101 ink has excellent adhesion to polyester substrates. The inkjet formulation contains conductive silver nano-particles, and does not require secondary curing or additional processing. Near full conductivity is achieved within a few minutes of printing. The ink is RoHS-compliant and negligible volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are created during printing, alleviating the need for specialized ventilation during application.

The addition of treated polyester substrates significantly expands the growth potential in the flexible circuit, membrane switch, RFID and photovoltaics markets. These markets have always required an efficient and cost-effective manufacturing alternative that inkjet printing provides. The treated polyester adds to Methode’s full line of substrates – none of which require thermal processing – including coated papers and synthetic substrates, such as Teslin.

A development kit is available that allows engineers to create functional electrical circuits with a thermal inkjet desktop printer. The kit includes 3 substrates, a thermal inkjet printer, a cartridge filled with the 9101 conductive ink, a printer maintenance kit, and an owner’s manual. The cartridge simply replaces the existing black cartridge on the desktop printer. The desktop print head is the same head used for industrial print systems, allowing a direct path for production scale-up. The price of the kit is $1,850 with replacement 9101 ink cartridges available.

Further information can be found on Methode’s Web site www.methode.com

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Free Ink Cartridge Refills June 21-27 From Ink-O-Dem & Ace Hardware

inkodem.jpgMark your calendars and save those empty ink jet printer cartridges.

The Cottage Hill ACE Hardware location is  getting an Ink-O-Dem inkjet cartridge refilling system. 

INK-O-DEM wants to encourage people to try inkjet refilling.

Part of that involves a free cartridge refill promotion June 21 through June 27 at the Cottage Hill Ace Hardware location.

No coupon is needed.

Cottage Hill ACE Hardware will begin offering ink refills at no charge from Monday, June 21 through June 27.

Customers simply need to bring an empty inkjet cartridge into the store and drop it off at the counter for a complimentary refill while they shop.

Cottage Hill ACE Hardware is located at 5017A Cottage Hill Road in Mobile, AL.

There is a limit of one per customer during this introductory period. While about 95 percent of inkjet cartridges on the market today are compatible for refills, please check the listing at www.inkodem.com/system3.htm for exact inkjet cartridge brand compatibility for your printer.

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Chesaning Ace Hardware store to hold ‘Free ink week’

CHESANING — The Ace Hardware store in Chesaning, 207 W. Broad, will be holding “Free ink week” from today until Saturday, allowing shoppers to refill empty printer ink cartridges free of charge.

Select Ace Hardware stores across the state are partnering with Ink-O-Dem, the worldwide leader in integrated inkjet cartridge refilling and testing technology for retail and university environments. The product is capable of refilling about 95 percent of printer ink cartridges.

“INK-O-DEM’s Free Ink Week is a great way for people to try inkjet refills without any risk,” Tom Price, ACE Hardware’s Account Manager at INK-O-DEM said. “It’s especially suitable for people who have never refilled their inkjet cartridges before now.”

Of course you can always buy your new/refurbished replacement cartridges from Metawatch.

T069 2 Chip Cartridge

Why do you ask that we recommend you purchase our Epson T069 compatible inkjet cartridge rather than refilling the cartridge ?

Full details of refilling can be found here.

Thats right, now it is not only required to refill your cartridge and reset the chip on the front of the inkjet cartridge, but it is also required that you fill it before ink has run out.

Why ! Simply put epson has gotten really tricky now and they have an internal sensor in the cartridge that senses when the ink used is more than 75% used.

It then trips a Electronic fuse that disables the future resetting  of the cartridge preventing its re-use. 

To counter act this second device you now need to refill 2 chambers inside the cartridge and to ensure it is done prior to the 75% use timeframe.

Overall we still think the prudent advice for our clients is to purchase new compatible T069 Series cartridge  products from Metawatch Inkjet supplies.