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  1. Load unused plain white letter or A4 paper into the input tray.
  2. Press the Setup button.
  3. Press the down arrow button to select Tools and then press OK .
  4. Press the down arrow to select Align Printer and then press OK . The unit prints a test page, aligns the printhead, and calibrates the printer.
  5. After the success or failure message displays, click OK to continue. Recycle or discard the alignment page.
Cause An incorrect type of paper is loaded in the input tray. If you have color or photo paper loaded in the input tray when you align the printer, the alignment might fail.

Posted on Nov 04, 2008

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I purchased an HP C5280 printer in the UK, which uses 350 and 351 print cartridges. I am now in the USA and the equivalent print cartridges are (350 UK = 74 USA and 351 UK = 75 USA). The printer says that...


Are your sure the cartridge is compatible with the printer...? normally third party cartridge give this type problem...

Follow this link,it may be help you...http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=us&dlc=en&docname=c01091133&lc=en&product=1141647

Otherwise you should contact with manufacturer company of your printer.



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My printer is saying refer to documentation, there's a fault with the righ cartridge, help?


You mean its saying you have a "faulty" right cartridge?

what that means is that the cartridge on your right has a problem and needs to be replaced or repositioned. You can try two things to fix this problem.

You can try removing it and replacing it to see if its just not snapped into the printer correctly. then try cleaning the print nozzle or alligning the cartridges to see if that stops it. To clean the print nozzle or align the cartridges, click on "menu" on the printers keyboard and then use the arrows to scroll until you find "maintenance" and then press "enter" or "ok". Continue scrolling until you find the "clean print nozzle" feature and then press "ok" or "enter". Follow the prompts and try cleaning a couple of times in a row.

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Please follow the below steps. After evry step, if the cartridges are not allign automatically, allign it manually by the below steps.
To align the cartridges from the All-in-One

1. Load letter or A4 unused plain white paper into the input tray.
2. Press Setup.
3. Then scroll using the down arrow key and select Tools then select Align print cartridge or Align printer.

STEP 1.
Please take out all the cartridges and clean the copper contacts with the help of a lint free cloth and the water.
STEP 2.
1. Un plug the power chord from the back of the printer.
2. Press and hold the power button of the printer.Wait for 30 seconds.
3. While holding the power button, re-plug the power cable.
4. Turn on the printer, if it is not on.
STEP 3.
Reset the All-in-One to the factory default settings by using these instructions:

1. Unplug the power cable from printer when the printer is powered on.

2. Press and hold OK and HELP buttons while plugging in the power cord.

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Please follow the below steps. After evry step, if the cartridges are not allign automatically, allign it manually by the below steps.
To align the cartridges from the All-in-One

1. Load letter or A4 unused plain white paper into the input tray.
2. Press Setup.
3. Then scroll using the down arrow key and select Tools then select Align print cartridge or Align printer.

STEP 1.
Please take out all the cartridges and clean the copper contacts with the help of a lint free cloth and the water.
STEP 2.
1. Un plug the power chord from the back of the printer.
2. Press and hold the power button of the printer.Wait for 30 seconds.
3. While holding the power button, re-plug the power cable.
4. Turn on the printer, if it is not on.
STEP 3.
Reset the All-in-One to the factory default settings by using these instructions:

1. Unplug the power cable from printer when the printer is powered on.

2. Press and hold OK and HELP buttons while plugging in the power cord.

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Hi, 

try to clean and allign the catridges from the front panel menu of the printer..



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  3. Wait until the print carriage is idle and silent, and then lightly press down on a print cartridge to release it. If replacing the tri-color print cartridge, remove the print cartridge from the slot on the left. Figure 2: Removing the print cartridge from the slot c00956269.gif 1 - Tri-color print cartridge slot 2 - Black and photo print cartridges slot
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  5. Remove the new print cartridge from its packaging, and carefully remove the black plastic tape by using the pink pull tab Figure 3: Removing the new print cartridge from its packaging c00956270.gif 1 - Copper-colored contacts 2 - Plastic tape with pink pull tab (must be removed before installing) 3 - Ink nozzles under tape CAUTION: Do not touch the copper-colored contacts or ink nozzles. Also, do not re-tape the print cartridges. Doing so can result in clogs, ink failure, and bad electrical connections. Figure 4: Do not touch the copper-colored contacts c00956271.gif
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hello..

You may be need to buy a new color cart., becuase the allignment page depend on the Yellow color when it become to scan..

or you can pring any allignment page from a friend and put it in the scanner instead that one you printed out....

Hope it's work
Yasser

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