Canon BJC-70 colour portable printer, no yellow.

Silent-Hunter cheery314 at
Wed Sep 29 07:28:52 UTC 2010

  On 01/-10/-28163 11:59 AM, Patrick Bartek wrote:
> --- On Tue, 9/28/10, Silent-Hunter<cheery314 at>  wrote:
>>> [snip]
>> Now this is very odd. I did the self test, and now it
>> works. From the
>> test AND from Linux.
> Probably, the yellow ink jet was just clogged, a common problem if you don't use your printer regularly, particularly if you live in a dry climate like I do (desert Southwest US).  The manufacturer of my printer (Epson) recommended that I use the printer at least twice a week to keep the jets clear.  It didn't help.  The jets eventually became hopelessly clogged.  I even considered building a humidity control cabinet to keep the printer in.
> I switched to laser printers.
> B
The ink was brand new though!

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