Allignment of new cartridge takes a very, very long time with garbled message on screen
I replaced a b/w cartridge and the alignment phase took over an hour...so I tried printed one line of script and it took 30 minutes. I unplugged everything, re-replaced the cartridge, still not working. The printers screen messages are all mixed up. HELP...
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Re: Allignment of new cartridge takes a very, very long...
My guess is that either the cartridge isn't compatible with the product or there's an issue with the electrical contact between the cartridge and the print carriage. I found a document at HP's web site that addresses both of these issues. After clicking on the following link, review Solutions 3 and 5 to see if either one helps. There's a link on that page after Solution 3 that lets you check the print cartridge compatiblity.
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Print heads alignment completes after scanning fully printed align page. In this case all colors are not printing due to cartridges faulty.. You need to replace both cartridges at a time to this types of errors..
you will have to replace your colour cartridge as some of the colours r missing which r required to complete the allignment procedure.or u can just get your colour cartridge refilled from any local refilling store.so it will get proper colour to complete the alligning
the page should be absolutely new.and the scanner glass should be absolutely cleaned.and 1 main thing u replaced your black cartridge.but if your colour cartridge is empty it will not accept the allignment complete thing.it will show allignment failed as the particular colour is missing in your allignment sheet which is required to get the allignment complete.
To align the color cartridge, simply try taking the cartridge out, and
putting it back ini. Most often on Lexmark printers, this will bring up
a message asking if your cartridges are new or old and of what number
they are. after this menu you will likely be forwarded to a printing
it is necessary to place the allign page in the scanner and then press the enter button and the scanner will read the allign ment page as it will take 2 minutes and then it will display the message allignment complete message then it will become normal as it was .so after u get the allignment page place it in the scanner unit of the printer and then press enter.
replace the colour cartridge aLSO AS IT NEEDS some specific colour to start this allignment and to complete but the colour is not getting printed so this error.
remove the cartridges from the printer.unplug the printer for some time.then again ON it and insert the cartridges and try .
sometimes it helps.
I have an OfficeJet 5780 and I have to do the alignment also. The allignment page it prints should have instructions on it. Just put it in the scanner and press "Enter". It needs to scan it to align the print heads.
This is from the manual on their website:
The HP Officejet prompts you to align cartridges every time you install or
replace a print cartridge. Aligning the cartridges ensures high-quality output.
To align the print cartridges when prompted:
1 Press Enter on the front panel.
An align cartridges (test pattern) page prints.
2 Load the align cartridges page face down in the ADF between the paperwidth
guides and press the Enter button again.
3 Recycle or discard the page.