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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Re: can't print pic on glossy photo paper with brother...
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
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You must use HP branded glossy paper in this particular printer as recommended by the manufacturer. Because HP ink is much finer than most other inkjet printers, the ink sometimes does not set in properly on generic papers, especially glossy ones, and can smear right off.
Try new paper and get back to me. If you have any other questions, please
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Hi, this printer is "clever" in that you don't adjust the thickness setting it does it itself.
It does this based on the paper type you set in the printer properties, see the table below for the different types of paper it will accept & the setting you need to use.
For this paper
Select this paper type setting
Plain paper, sheets
Epson Premium Ink Jet Plain Paper
Epson Bright White Ink Jet Paper
Epson Ultra Glossy Photo Paper
Epson Ultra Glossy
Epson Premium Glossy Photo Paper
Epson Premium Glossy
Epson Premium Semigloss Photo Paper
Epson Premium Semigloss
Epson Glossy Photo Paper
Epson Matte Paper - Heavyweight
Epson Double-Sided Matte Paper
Epson Photo Quality Ink Jet Cards
Epson Photo Quality Ink Jet
Epson Photo Stickers
Epson Photo Stickers
Envelope Hope this is of help.
If you use Photo Glossy Paper, you have to put at least two sheets of paper. If you read the photo glossy paper instructions that came in the package you will see it.
The package brings one sheet more than mentioned because of this specification.
What I ended up doing is wrapping a piece of old sheet aroung my finger and put it into the far left side of the part, that is mentioned in the cleaning directions in my book,. under "cleaning the machine printer platen." After turning the machine off first, I got gobs of the waste ink (several times) doing it that way. Then I took the ink damaged glossy photo paper, and ran that through the printer with just a small image for printing. It seemed to not pick up any more ink on the edges. I hope this helps someone else.
You must run a clean cycle after installing a new cartridge.
Try running a clean cycle and see if that relieves the problem. I just had the same problem on a MFC 210C and called Brother. That is what they had me do and now it is working fine.