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Easyshare5100 When I tried to setup this printer I followed the instructions in the book and the calibration page only printed out a DNA result, very small and looked nothing like the sample in the instruction book. I don't know what to do. I've read about other people installing new ink cartriges and printer heads with no results and I would really prefer not to give KODAK any more money like that untill I get at least a little satisfaction. If you have figured out something that may help I would be greatful for any assistance you could offer. thanks in advance. M

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The DNA result that you had is called the calibration sheet , you normally have that print after installing printhead or is some cases when changing inks.... If you have any issue w/ the way your prints look like try using the inter active website of kodak to hel you out www.kodak.com/go/itg or call 1 800 421 6699 for support.

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