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How do you clean a HP Deskjet 6122 of ink that builds-up in areas that you can't reach with a 6" Q-tip?

Hello: I have a HP Deskjet 6122 that builds up ink deposits in areas where the ink cartridges 'park' when machine is shut off. These deposits I can't reach with a 6" Q-tip. The 'absorbent pad' on the bottom of the printer's case is like a volcano of black ink. It looks like I need to use a garden hose on it! Do you try and keep it clean or just let go till it doesn't work any more and then get another printer? I have a "msntv 2" unit wth broadband cable and a Samsung 215tw monitor. Not much but it pretty much fills my needs. Thanks for your help, Jim Skladany.

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What a great solution! Throw it in the landfill. What the hell- we wont be around when the next generation is up to their necks in waste. Or we can ship it all to the poor countries- that have no recourse. THEY can wade around in our trash! That's right buy more plastic then just throw it away. Don't even attempt to fix it or keep it running. Just call it "modern world" and that makes it OK-even a good thing to do.
Has anyone done the math on this? If 5 million people in the US throw a printer into the landfill every three years, what do we have? In 10 short years we have 15 MILLION printers, let alone computers, faxes, scanners, phones, cell phones. Maybe you could at least support the IDEA of keeping something for more than 3 years.

Posted on Jan 31, 2008

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I believe Guest solution #2 is correct. The real answer is to keep the ink cartridge and a find a way to melt down the plastic and use it for something else. Perhaps we can create a giant box to hold all of our unrealistic suggestions.

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Let it go Jim, all the actual printing mechanisms are in the cartridges that get replaced, your just seeing the waste build up, no corcern, theres pads to catch it, there not designed for pulling apart, HP themselves just replace the complete unit under warranty.

Run it till it dont run then get a new one, modern disposable world if you get even 3 years from a printer these days, then you must be using the real inks and also be lucky.

Fantastic plastic of the future is now.

Cheers

Posted on Jan 22, 2008

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