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Buy only genuine Dell replacement cartridges. Dell states their printer cartridges cannot be refilled with ink and that only their cartridges work in the printer.
Bring the cartridge carrier of the printer to the center so you can access the ink cartridges. Open the cover of the printer and the carrier slides to the center. Make sure the printer is turned on.
Remove the old black ink cartridge to use the color cartridge. If you allow the old black cartridge to remain in the printer, you will get error messages that the ink is low. The printer may also keep reverting back to the black ink as the default color when printing.
Open the package of the new color cartridge carefully. Remove any blue packing tape that's on the ink cartridge. Take care not to touch the gold area or you could damage the cartridge. Insert the new color cartridge into the correct slot in the printer, the right side of the cartridge carrier. The ink cartridges aren't interchangeable; they need to be placed in the correct slot.
Close the cover on your printer after installing the color cartridge. Run a print test to make sure the color cartridge is installed correctly. Use the Dell Ink Management System to monitor your printer and all-in-one functions. Thanks Thiru
ok take out the colour ink cartridge clean the contacts that is the copper dots on the ink cartridge also the point of contact in the printer after that the printer should not give that error messase if it sill persists replace the ink cartridges ..... if they are new ones call HP Tech support they will replace it free for You
yes you have to have both of them then everything should be fine.if you have the color cartridge that is empty put it in for now and see if it will work it will let u know that it is empty but at least you will be able to print in black
I use cheap replacement cartridges about 20$ for 3 color/5 black....the printer usually doesnt recognize the cartridges ink level but it still prints......do you use actual epson replacements? If you use cheaper replacements you might have gotten some with dud chips...prob the cartridges fault, not your printer
With the kodak printer there is only a single printhead.. When cleaning is done all nozzles are fired. if one color is out of ink and those nozzles fire they can burn out. Inkjet uses electricity to rapid boil the ink to make is squirt out. The ink acts like the water in your cars radiator, if there is no ink and the nozzle keeps firing it will fry. That is why you have to have ink in both cartridges.
As for your printer not responding you could try a differentUSB port. USB ports on the back of PC are best. A powered USB hub is even better. Try disconnecting all USB devices then re-connect only the printer and see if its responding.
The ink LED has 3 causes that make it blink.
One is that the top cover of the printer is not well shut. Try opening it and closing it. If you?re lucky you?re home free by now.
The second , simple enough, is that you?re out of ink and have to replace the cartridge. This is easy to check ? open the cover and look for the yellow arrow on the ink head. It should point on one of the small images according to the state of the ink. The two left ones indicate an empty cartridge that needs to be replaced.
Note: sometimes a cartridge you get with a new printer contains less ink then a newly purchased one.
Third cause is that you got the wrong type of cartridge, or that they?re not inserted well. Were they changed just now?
In any case the right type is:
Black: HP 6615A Series or HP No. 15
Tri-Color: HP C6578 Series or HP No. 78
Hope it works out!