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Poor photo printing

The printer worked perfectly until the cian colour ran out, I replaced this with a compatible cartridge, from a reputable company,after which the photo printouts were quite dreadful, very dark, bad colours, took ages to print and used an inordinate amount of ink and was very tacky to the touch. Can you suggest what has gone wrong. I have since replaced all the inks.

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  • lmaxw69752 Oct 20, 2008

    My printer prints great when printing on regular paper, but when I try to print a photo the colors are very dark.

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When the printer says that "for best results use Epson Ink." They mean it! otherwise using Xprint cartridges works as well, if changing the type of ink doesn't work then you might have to tinker with the advanced settings (you can change the amount of color used in the print) when you click the properties button in the print screen, ONLY if you know what you are doing!!

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