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How do I install my new printhead for the Kodak series 5300 AIO printer? I see the "bulls-eye" with a finger on it, do I press there?

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Yes you need to press it. It will open up.

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My KodakEasy Share 5300 will not print in black.


92b8b47.jpgThe Kodak AiO printers 5000 series and ESP series PRINTHEADs has orange protective cap that need to be remove to fit on the printer carriage. For the ink cartridges 7b91cbc.jpgthere is also a orange protective cap.
Issue that its not printing black and deep clean and removing the printhead and reinstalling the printhead (reseating printhead) is already done and still no black when printing. The printhead should be replace. For futher assistance call 1 800 421 6699 Kodak AiO printer support line

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I have a kodak 5500 aio printer. I replaced the


Try the following:

1. Open the printer access door.
2. Put out both ink cartridges and the printhead.
3. Let the printer access door open.
4. Put out all paper.
5. Pull out the ac adapter at the back of the printer.
6. Wait 60 sec.
7. Pull in AC adapter.
8. Wait 30 sec. then turn on the printer
9: Wait for the error message: Printer access door open.
10. Close the printer access door.
11. Wait for the error message: Printhead is missing.
12. Open the access door and put in only the printhead and the close the access door.
13. Wait for the error message: both ink cartridges are missing.
14. Open access door, put in only the black ink cartridge, then close the acess door.
15. Wait for the error message: Color ink cartridge is missing.
16. Open access door, put in the color ink cartridge and then close the access door.

If the error is solved, do a firmwareupdate right now.

You can find it here.

Sep 22, 2009 | Kodak EASYSHARE 5500 All-In-One InkJet...

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I have the easyshare 5300 and my color is bad on my printouts. I've tried the realignment and printer head cleaning options. Still the same. What should I do?


OPEN THE PRINTER ACCESS DOOR . remove cartridges and then printhead by taking ur finger on top most left side of the bulls eye. replace printerhead once again. now try to caliberate printhead. if u still gettin g bad prints, problem with ur printhead,kodak will replace it fir free call kodak @ 1800 421 6699

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How do I change the printhead of my kodak printer


29af6c3.jpg The release button of kodak AiO printer 5000 series is located at the left side or (where you put the black ink) of the carriage under the carriage lead. While the ESP series is on the top middle part of the carriage

Jan 12, 2009 | Kodak EASYSHARE 5300 All-In-One InkJet...

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I need to know how to get the defective printhead out.....


I had this problem;
Printhead replacement instructions are in the users guide.

THIS WORKED FOR ME

Power on printer, the printhead rides on a carriage that is connected to the ribbon cable. When the printhead is in the center position and movement is stopped REMOVE THE INK CARRIAGES. DO NOT TOUCH THE INK-PADS OR THE CONNECTION POINTS. You can just place the ink carriages on their side on a clean piece of paper.

......... To separate the printhead from the carriage press the release botton(above the bulls-eye sticker) in the top center of the printhead. You will hear a click and the top of the prinhead will pop forward about 1/4 of an inch. GENTLY lift from back (where you pressed the botton) to front and lift the printhead up and out of the printer.
---------U will see where the printhead and the carriage connect-------

It is best (very important) to not touch the shiny contact area

Now you are ready to install your new printhead.

BE CAREFUL BE GENTLE............Place the new printhead into the carriage and again at the center top back bulls-eye press back until you hear the click and the printhesd is secured in the carriage.......... replace the ink carriages.......

I would power off the printer and wait about 60 seconds then power on and run self test.

TO RUN SELF TEST

power on the printer and wait until the printhead is in the center position THEN press photo and copy buttons at the same time, you will hear the printhead carriage start to move and a test print page will print.

CHECK for print quailty; run all diag. from the help tab as needed.

REMEMBER; IF YOU THINK THE PLASTIC WILL CRACK U ARE PRESSING TOO HARD....... KEEP IT CLEAN, BE SAFE

Dec 30, 2008 | Kodak EASYSHARE 5300 All-In-One InkJet...

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KODAK 5300 WILL NOT PRINT


try try again..........

I had this problem;

Printhead replacement instructions are in the users guide.

THIS WORKED FOR ME --AND IF YOU CALL THE TECH SUPPORT # KODAK WILL SEND YOU A REPLACEMENT HEAD........
Power on printer, the printhead rides on a carriage that is connected to the ribbon cable. When the printhead is in the center position and movement is stopped REMOVE THE INK CARRIAGES. DO NOT TOUCH THE INK-PADS OR THE CONNECTION POINTS. You can just place the ink carriages on their side on a clean piece of paper.

......... To separate the printhead from the carriage press the release botton(above the bulls-eye sticker) in the top center of the printhead. You will hear a click and the top of the prinhead will pop forward about 1/4 of an inch. GENTLY lift from back (where you pressed the botton) to front and lift the printhead up and out of the printer.
---------U will see where the printhead and the carriage connect-------

It is best (very important) to not touch the shiny contact area

Now you are ready to install your new printhead.

BE CAREFUL BE GENTLE............Place the new printhead into the carriage and again at the center top back bulls-eye press back until you hear the click and the printhesd is secured in the carriage.......... replace the ink carriages.......

I would power off the printer and wait about 60 seconds then power on and run self test.

TO RUN SELF TEST

power on the printer and wait until the printhead is in the center position THEN press photo and copy buttons at the same time, you will hear the printhead carriage start to move and a test print page will print.

CHECK for print quailty; run all diag. from the help tab as needed.

REMEMBER; IF YOU THINK THE PLASTIC WILL CRACK U ARE PRESSING TOO HARD....... KEEP IT CLEAN, BE SAFE

Dec 30, 2008 | Kodak EASYSHARE 5300 All-In-One InkJet...

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Printhead replacement


you may need to replace the printhead this is very easy to do first take out the ink cartrages and and look for the bulls eye right above the bulls eye there is a tab push tab to release printhead tray take out and replace with new one put tray in place and snap back into place replace ink cartrages.

Dec 30, 2008 | Kodak EASYSHARE 5300 All-In-One InkJet...

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Kodak easyshare 5300 printer


try try again..........

I had this problem;

Printhead replacement instructions are in the users guide.

THIS WORKED FOR ME --AND IF YOU CALL THE TECH SUPPORT # KODAK WILL SEND YOU A REPLACEMENT HEAD........
Power on printer, the printhead rides on a carriage that is connected to the ribbon cable. When the printhead is in the center position and movement is stopped REMOVE THE INK CARRIAGES. DO NOT TOUCH THE INK-PADS OR THE CONNECTION POINTS. You can just place the ink carriages on their side on a clean piece of paper.

......... To separate the printhead from the carriage press the release botton(above the bulls-eye sticker) in the top center of the printhead. You will hear a click and the top of the prinhead will pop forward about 1/4 of an inch. GENTLY lift from back (where you pressed the botton) to front and lift the printhead up and out of the printer.
---------U will see where the printhead and the carriage connect-------

It is best (very important) to not touch the shiny contact area

Now you are ready to install your new printhead.

BE CAREFUL BE GENTLE............Place the new printhead into the carriage and again at the center top back bulls-eye press back until you hear the click and the printhesd is secured in the carriage.......... replace the ink carriages.......

I would power off the printer and wait about 60 seconds then power on and run self test.

TO RUN SELF TEST

power on the printer and wait until the printhead is in the center position THEN press photo and copy buttons at the same time, you will hear the printhead carriage start to move and a test print page will print.

CHECK for print quailty; run all diag. from the help tab as needed.

REMEMBER; IF YOU THINK THE PLASTIC WILL CRACK U ARE PRESSING TOO HARD....... KEEP IT CLEAN, BE SAFE

Dec 26, 2008 | Kodak EASYSHARE 5300 All-In-One InkJet...

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How do I remove old printhead and install a new one?


I did not see the bulls eye, as there was not one there when we bought the printer;
But just get a flashlight, there will be a little and I do mean little button at the very to of the tray. you almost have to put your head into the printer to see it. Push that button up firmly but not try not to be to rough with it, lets face it this is a sensitive printer.
Pushing this button up will release the tray, and you will be able to pull it out.

Oct 29, 2008 | Kodak EASYSHARE 5300 All-In-One InkJet...

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How do you remove the printhead of a Kodak EasyShare 5300 printer?


Clarification: Remove tanks(cartridges)first. You see the bullseye target with a finger pointing to it.
Above the bullseye sticker, there's a rectangular button. Press it in until printhead dislodges.

Apr 21, 2008 | Kodak EASYSHARE 5300 All-In-One InkJet...

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