Methods and systems using printhead tank memory to determine printhead tank configuration

  • US 8,113,618 B2
  • Filed: 10/22/2010
  • Issued: 02/14/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/19/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An ink tank, comprising:

  • a housing for holding ink; and

    a memory tag associated with the housing;

    wherein data stored in the memory tag includes ink tank configuration instructions, the ink tank configuration instructions identifying a total number of ink wells that are anticipated for installation in a printing system when the ink tank is included as one of the installation tanks.

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