How to repair Tektronix 4696 inkjet and what to use for the

Ian King IanK at vulcan.com
Wed Sep 8 22:52:06 CDT 2010


Or fire up the mass spectrometer you picked up on eBay (e.g. 290368922457)....  :-)  

> -----Original Message-----
> From: cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org [mailto:cctalk-
> bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Tony Duell
> Sent: Wednesday, September 08, 2010 2:18 PM
> To: cctalk at classiccmp.org
> Subject: Re: How to repair Tektronix 4696 inkjet and what to use for
> the
> 
> > > The maintenance fluid has me stumped, distilled water maybe?
> >
> > That might be it, or deionized (DI) water.   I don't think it was
> alcohol.
> 
> Do you still ahve any of it at all? If so :
> 
> (a) any distintive smell?
> 
> (b) Put some on a paper towel (you want a damp patch about 1" in
> diameter)
> hold a corner of the paper with pliers and set fire to it. Does the
> liquid
> prevent the paper burning (water will do this, obviously), or does it
> encourage the flames (many organic solvents)? Obviously do this outside
> and have a bucket of water handy to extinguish it.
> 
> -tony




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