I havn't used my R1800 for about six months and am a little hesitant about turning it back on! When I purchased it I recall having to shake the ink tanks before installing them - so I'm guessing the ink 'settles' over time and can block the nozzles? Should I remove the carts and shake them before starting my R1800 up?
Opinions and advice welcomed.
Shaking the cartridge can also create bubbles. Let the cartridge sit for a day before installing it. This will allow the bubbles to rise to the top.
If your printer has been sitting without a cartridge, ink will dry inside the print nozzle. Do not store the printer without a cartridge. If possible use a cleaning cartridge to flush the print nozzle before storage.