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Using too much cyan

Printer say to add ink. I add ink and it goes through its warm cycle and all the ink winds up in the wast tray and it asks for more ink. Is it the ink loader, the unit that melts the ink or the print head? Thanks

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SOURCE: Xerox Phaser 8550DP Printer does not recognize the ink it has

  1. Open and close the Top Cover to resolve the problem.
  2. If the problem persists, arrange the ink sticks until there are no spaces between sticks of the same color.
  3. Check for non 8500/8550 ink sticks jammed in the ink load chutes.

Posted on Dec 07, 2007

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What you can try is going onto the Xerox.com site and loading what is call Jet Substitution it will change the ports being used.
That could help.
Load it to your laptop and then run. Sometimes helps.
Unfortunatly that is a very expensive print head.

Posted on Feb 12, 2008

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SOURCE: Xerox Phaser 8560 Waste INk

Although I agree totally, the anwer is no. Althought it appears black, take a piece of it an use it like a crayon. It is a combination of all the color inks combined. So if you take and rub it on a piece of paper it will be a purple color. So threfore would not create proper colors.
Now to save ink, Do not turn the printer off at all. Just let it use its own sleep mode. The power consumption is intermittent to keep the print head warm and uses about the same ammount of electricity as your refridgerator light bulb. The reason being, when you turn off a solid ink printer, it purges the print head of ALL old ink and dumps it into the waste tray. That is part of those weird noises you hear when you cycle up the machine, one is a compressor emptying the print head.
Also, honestly, althogh I am not sure what you are using the machine for. But you would be wise to put that product on a pay per page maintenance agreement. That includes all ink and all service. Some of the parts for those printers are super expensive.
I will say one thing you can do with that waste ink, if you know anyone who has children, they can use them as purple crayons..

Posted on Feb 21, 2008

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SOURCE: Xerox Phaser 8560 Waste INk

I think you could use the waste ink for your printer. I think it will just produce the same output that it produces before. Just try it for your self.

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Posted on May 05, 2008

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SOURCE: XEROX PHASER 8550

How do you only print black, I have only black cartiages left, but it still asks for the other colours.

Posted on Jul 21, 2008

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SOURCE: cyan ink won't print on Brother MFC-665

talked to Brother, cost to much to fix, replaced the printer.

Posted on Dec 25, 2008

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Step Questions and Actions Yes No
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