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Can't print pic on glossy photo paper with brother 3in1 printer

It seems that i couldn't get the ink to hold on to the glossy photo paper,and whenever i try to print with it,it'll all get soggy and wet and the ink of the image will dripped down the paper. i suspected the culprit might be the ink but i'm not so sure bout it,so i need some help to get this straighten out,here some info on my printer and ink:
Printer: Brother 3 in 1 printer DCP-145c (genuine)
Ink cartridge:Superjet brother refillable cartridge LC38 (pre-filled with it's own ink)-this is a large cartridge from a third party supplier (generic ink)

so is there anyone out there has the same problem,or use the same ink but without any problem printing picture on glossy photo paper? so guys big thanks if you can help me one out here

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  • hutser Dec 15, 2008

    forgot to say, i use innobella premium plus glossy photo paper

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First off thanks for using fixya.com

Secondly, it is very difficult to tell exactly which is the problem. I would however put most of my concern in the refill ink. Since it is from a third party and not recommended by the manufacturer this ink may be designed for regular paper only. Ink that is used for photos has a quicker dry time to keep it from running. Since your ink is running it may be that the ink is not designed for photos paper.

You may also be able to drop down your print quality, this will use less ink and may dry faster. This can be access by going into your print settings before printing a photo. With what I have seen in the past, switching over to a manufacturer recommended ink cartridge will probably fix your problem.

I hope this helps you out, but feel free to ask further if needed.
Jei

Posted on Dec 15, 2008

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