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Region Codes for Photosmart C4380

Have a photosmart C4380 printer and brought it to Canada from the UK but the ink cartridges here are not compatible as wrong region. Any advice would be much appreciated

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  • Curtis Richner May 11, 2010

    Never heard of region codes for anything other than DVD. You sure you don't have a power issue? What is the line voltage (AC outlets) in Canada versus the UK?

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There are in fact region codes, I'm in the process of getting tech support from HP right now. They want me to call in, but that costs, email tech support via the website, they should be able to help you.

Posted on Jan 05, 2010

  • babaifalola Jan 05, 2010

    Here's the email from HP

    with the introduction of some new inkjet print cartridges in Fall
    2004, HP is implementing a program to enable customization of printers
    and supplies products to better meet specific local customer needs.
    There will be different selectability numbers in each of four
    geographical zones in the world, and your printer will only perform
    when using cartridges for the zone in which the printer was designated
    for sale and use.
    The HP Photosmart C4380 All-in-One Printer is a regionalized
    printer. As you bought this printer in Europe, the printer is set to
    use the cartridges which are for Europe. Even though you are using the
    correct cartridges, the all-in-one will not recognize the cartridges.

    To resolve the issue, the printer has to be reset to US zone. These
    settings are pretty difficult to follow through an e-mail. So, I
    suggest you to contact the US Phone Support at at the number given
    below and the online technician will surely assist you regarding this.

    Phone support number is :1-800-474-6836




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