Below are the instructions for installing a pre-assembled CFS for an Epson 870 / 890 printer. On the pre- assembled unit, the cartridges come full. You do not have to inject ink or vacuum fill the cartridges. The empty tubes will fill with ink as you begin to use the system.
Remove Cartridge Hold Down Clamps – 3. Remove both the black clamp and the color clamp. With the power on and with the printer idle, push the Orange button under the printer lid. The cartridges will slide to the left, to the cartridge removal position. Use your screw driver to remove the clamps.
tube clip so the tubes don’t touch the bottom of the printer, and so the carts can reach far left and right with out the tubes stopping the motion. This is important. 6. Clean the right section of the printer housing with alcohol, then install the second bracket on the right hand edge of the housing so the tubing is in a straight line.
This resets the chips. CFS unit. The ink level displayed on your screen by the Epson monitoring system is not the true ink level inside the cartridges. It is what the monitoring system and chips are indicating.
CFS troubleshooting page on the website. Keep your original Epson cartridges, they are needed for this procedure. They can be used several times for revalidation of printer performance.