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EPSON PictureMate will not recognise printer cartidge.

I have an EPSON PictureMate which is telling me that the ink cartridge installed is not the necessary T557, when it clearly is. Is there anyway of overriding the printer and get it to accept that the correct cartirdge is installed?

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  • Anonymous Dec 30, 2008

    My epson picture mate will not recognize printer cartridge. I have tried 2 cartridges and get same error each time.

  • doo5 Dec 30, 2008

    Same w/me. Any help out there?

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This happened to me. I could not get any help. So I swabed the contacts w/alcohol and success!! Mind you, my Picture Mate is over 2 years old, I would not try this w/a printer under warranty unless directed by Epson.

Good Luck

Posted on Dec 30, 2008

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