Using and Setting Your Maintenance Tank on the Melco G3

customerAugust 21, 2018

Caution - The maintenance tank must be reset before the ink level drops below 20%. It is recommended to reset the tank after the ink level drops below 50%. Before resetting it, empty the maintenance tank of all remaining ink.


 

  1. Remove the maintenance tank.
    1. Open the maintenance tank cover.

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    2. Lift up slightly and pull the maintenance tank forward and out of the machine.

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  2. Empty and properly dispose of the remaining ink from the maintenance tank. Make sure to not get ink on the maintenance tank chip.
  3. Reset the maintenance tank chip.
    1. Position the resetter on the maintenance tank chip so that the pins will align with the gold contacts of the chip.

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    2. At first contact with the maintenance tank chip, the LED light of the resetter should blink red. Firmly press the pins of the re-setter against the chip gold contacts until the LED on the re-setter blinks red and then changes to solid green.

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  4. While the maintenance tank is NOT installed, eject the table by pressing the eject button on the table control panel.

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  5. Press the home button to move the table back to the home position.

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  6. The printer control display should state "INSTALL MAINTENANCE CARTRIDGE".

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  7. Insert the maintenance tank into the printer and close the maintenance tank cover.

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  8. While the maintenance tank is NOT installed, eject the table by pressing the eject button on the table control panel.

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  9. Press the home button to move the table back to the home position.

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  10. If the procedure is done properly, you should see a completely black maintenance cartridge on the printer control display and it should read "READY".

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If, instead of the "READY" message, the "NON-GENUINE" message appears on the printer control display, then follow the instructions to clear the "NON-GENUINE" message below.

Clearing the "Non-Genuine" Message

  1. Read the first display screen and press the down arrow to proceed.

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  2. Select "Yes" by pressing the left arrow to accept.

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