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I changed the blue and yellow ink photos came out green, I then changed magenta still not printing correctly, I also did deep cleaning no help

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You may need to use the i860's calibration tool which came with the device's installation disk. if this did not help, consult the device's manual and look for the way to perform a soft or a hard reset, usually this is leaving the device unpluged for an hour or reboot it while pressing the ready button.

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It only prints the things that are in blue. All print cartridges are full.


There are only two possible reasons for black, magenta and yellow inks not reaching the paper:

1) You have forgotton to pull off the yellow tabs (they release a
breather-hole that allows the liquid to flow) or
2) The printhead nozzles are blocked with old dried up ink from previous
use.

See here our "printer tips" page: http://www.inksave.co.uk/inkjet-printer/

The i860 is really quite an old printer now - might be time to replace it! Before you do see the tips shown here:
http://www.inksave.co.uk/buying-a-new-printer.htm

Good luck!

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All of our photos end with a magenta to purplish hue. We are using Canon inks, and followed standard trouble-shooting procedures; checked proper placement, printer alignment, deep cleaning. We are also...


Print a "test" page:

<HTML><BODY>
<FONT COLOR="#FF0000"> RED TEXT </FONT><HR>
<FONT COLOR="#00FF00"> GREEN TEXT </FONT><HR>
<FONT COLOR="#0000FF"> BLUE TEXT </FONT><HR>
<FONT COLOR="#FFFF00"> MIX RED & GREEN INK </FONT><HR>
<FONT COLOR="#FF00FF"> MIX RED & BLUE INK </FONT><HR>
<FONT COLOR="#00FFFF"> MIX GREEN & BLUE INK </FONT><HR>
</BODY>
</HTML>

and see if the printed colors are "true" to what you see on the computer-screen.

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Your yellow cartridge is probably not working as your photos suggest. Remove and reinsert the yellow cartridge. Try printing only yellow color.
Your printer has a separate head for printing; the nozzle for yellow ink might be clogged. Try running a head cleaning routine from your printer software.


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Printer will not print in color


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Printing too green is a sign of low or no Magenta ink. Might pay to look there. (Green is Cyan and Yellow ink, so Magenta is missing to make Grey/Black)

Sounds like someone might have also managed to mix up an ink cartridge and put it in the wrong slot?

Check that the nozzle patterns for each colour are in the right place on the print out according to the sample in the manual / online. Maybe Magenta is missing altogether?

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Have a look at the yellow cartridge. I have had trouble with inks leaking into each other...most noticeable in the yellow. I have no solution...perhaps the printhead is a piece of ****...works well when it works.

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Well, first off, are the alignment, and nozzle check sheets looking good? If not, then work on that. If so, then we have a problem. Try creating a test sheet in Word. Make red, yellow blue & black text and see if anything else prints wrong. Get back to me!

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