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  • Geoffroberts Jan 14, 2009

    I have this problem only thing is it does not do it all the time,

    sometimes it will print other times it does not recognize 1 or 2 cartridges and then does not recognize any !

    I have tried replacing cartridges on several occassions so its not just

    a faulty one.

    If anyone can help happydaze if not new printer.

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I solved this problem. I have been having the same problem then I compared my old cartridge to my new after-market cartridge and discovered that the shape is different. The bottom of the cartridge needs to depress a little sensor in the cartridge bay to tell your printer that the cartridge is installed.

I fabricated a small piece of plastic to make up the difference between the botton of my after-market cartridge and the sensor. Now it sees my full new cartridge of ink.

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Try another cartridge. Occasionally a bad one shows up.

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