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Subject: [Leica] CIS ink brands
From: jhnichols at (Jim Nichols)
Date: Sun, 1 Aug 2010 12:05:32 -0500
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Have you looked at Atlantic Exchange ( ?  I buy ink for my R800 
from them.

Jim Nichols
Tullahoma, TN USA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Aram Langhans" <leicar at>
To: <lug at>
Sent: Sunday, August 01, 2010 11:29 AM
Subject: [Leica] CIS ink brands

>I am getting tired of having at least 1 of my 8 inks on the verge of empty 
>in my Epson R1800.  I can never print a large print for fear I will run out 
>of one of the colors.  I have looked into CIS once before but was not 
>satisfied.  But I am wanting to look again.  I see many cheap brands 
>advertised and for sale in places like the E auction site, but am afraid of 
>them for many reasons, mostly because I am not sure their ink will always 
>be available and I would need to make a new profile with each bottle. 
>Also, cheap may mean clogging more often.
> I have seen some more expensive ones, like Lyson, but that is almost too 
> much money in the short run.  I have their sample prints and they look 
> great.  Also, I would assume they will be around for a while and have a 
> very consistent ink source.  No sure if there is a USA distributor, or if 
> I need to go through the UK Marrutt company.
> Does anybody have any recommendations on companies that have good stuff at 
> a reasonable price.  Dependable and easy setup?  Easy maintenance?
> Thanks
> Aram
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