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John Caldwell
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« on: December 12, 2012, 05:53:32 PM »
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Any insight why Epson did away with this service? Any replacement for calculating detailed ink usage, other the the front panel's Menu>Test Print>Menu>Job Information>Print sequence (lists only last 10 jobs)?

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« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2012, 06:22:09 PM »
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I just logged in, it seems to be working fine.
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« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2012, 06:27:40 PM »
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I failed to note that Dec 17th is the date of deactivation of the service: "In order to dedicate more focus upon providing industry-transforming professional imaging products, we have made the decision to discontinue the beta program for MyEpsonPrinter.com by December 17, 2012. As of that date, we will no longer be offering the service. For those accounts that have been involved in this beta program, we very much appreciate the input that you have provided Epson. Instructions on deactivating your printer are available in the PDF link below.."

http://www.myepsonprinter.com/cgi-bin/Store/edm/home.do

Speaking today with Epson tech support, they seems to regret the demise of the service having seen it as a good thing.

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« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2012, 06:38:57 PM »
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Argh, that bites.
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John Caldwell
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« Reply #4 on: December 12, 2012, 06:59:58 PM »
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No question. Any ideas on an alternate program for ink usage calculation?
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« Reply #5 on: December 12, 2012, 07:17:08 PM »
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I think there is a way to see ink consumption directly in the printer menu interface but it's very basic. I'm on the road right now, and won't be able to check until tomorrow.
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« Reply #6 on: December 12, 2012, 07:56:45 PM »
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Yes, the Front Panel allows the most recent 10 prints to be seen:

Menu>Test Print>Menu>Job Information>Print
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« Reply #7 on: December 12, 2012, 08:02:52 PM »
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John,
When you get the message to replace the carts because the ink has run, out you'll then know how much ink you have used.DOH

Ok ,I'm a wise guy.
Just average it out over a period of time according to the stats in the printer on the actual square footage of paper and ML of ink.  Or overall paper (media), to how many carts you've replaced, kinda like figuring your gas milage.
Once you have an average it doesn't really change.
I think it is really nitpicking to try and figure out the xact amount of ink used on each and every print!  
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« Reply #8 on: December 13, 2012, 02:45:13 AM »
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More have struggled with that problem, even before wide inkjet printers existed;

Ink mathematics
Grey mass ecstatics
Noggin elastics
Cerebral tatics
Cranium classics
Brainium domics
Denizen omics
Grey massmatics
Quantum pure
It's plain to feel
Hard to see
Fission antics
Abombastics
Death antiques
Wrong deductions
Poor instructions
Mass destructions
Peace antiques
Singing ink mathematics
Hop along with me
Ink mathematics
Moon to a flea
Ink mathematics
I breathe black and white
Day and night
Grey gymnastics
Ink math ah ratics
Mathfantastics
Ink mathemon to a flea
Ink mathematics
Hop along with me
Ink mathematics
Moon to a flea

Ink Mathematics by Captain Beefheart

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Met vriendelijke groet, Ernst

http://www.pigment-print.com/spectralplots/spectrumviz_1.htm
December 2012, 500+ inkjet media white spectral plots.
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« Reply #9 on: December 13, 2012, 08:05:40 AM »
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Ernest, THANK YOU for an entertaining (and appropriate) left turn on this thread. As the Captain once said, "Woe-is-uh-me bop".
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« Reply #10 on: February 05, 2013, 06:46:40 PM »
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What about MyEpsonPrinter.EU (The European Union variant)? It seems to still be up. Can I register my printer at that site and somehow get my firmware to upload to it? I am in the US.
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Lance

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« Reply #11 on: February 05, 2013, 09:46:43 PM »
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Which printer do you have?

Epson United Kingdom has Job Monitor Software for the Epson 7900 and 9900.   "Job Monitor {1.1a} 07-Dec-2010 2.34MBs "

It works like the Job Monitor Software for the Epson 3800.

The only problem with the software is that it must be told by the user to get the information from the Epson 7900,9900.  If this is not done between every 10 print jobs(print job buffer size in printer),  the information will be lost.  When the information is extracted it stores it in a database file, which can be exported to Excel.
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« Reply #12 on: February 05, 2013, 10:40:15 PM »
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Epson United Kingdom has Job Monitor Software for the Epson 7900 and 9900.   "Job Monitor {1.1a} 07-Dec-2010 2.34MBs "

I have a 7900. That sounds perfect. Checking for a Mac version. Thanks.

Update: Ah nooo... Windows only. Perhaps it will work under Wine.
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Lance

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« Reply #13 on: October 22, 2013, 12:36:19 PM »
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Anyone ever get this to work? I have registered and activated my account but it will not accept my serial number when i try to add my printer.
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