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Ink Roller The ink is no longer readable---can it be reinked or otherwise repaired?

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Most Ink based machines can be re-inked with black ink available from the office supply store just buy ink for re inking a stamp pad remove cover{s} to get at ink roller and apply a few drops of ink and allow ink to soak into roll for 24 hours- we do this all the time with good results. any questions lemme know : }

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Replace ink cartridge


If printing is blurry even when the ink roller is in the proper
position, replace the roller.
Ink roller: Type EA-732R


1) Turn the power off.
2) Remove the printer cover. (Fig. 1)
3) Remove the ink roller by turning it counterclockwise and
pulling it upward. (Fig. 2)
4) Install the new ink roller and press it in the correct position.
Make sure that the ink roller is securely in place. (Fig. 3)
5) Put back the printer cover.

Jun 08, 2012 | Sharp EL-1611P Calculator

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We have a Casio 130cr cash register and when we print the reset report, the amounts is not clearly readable. The 1 000 prints over the 100 and is not alligned propperly. How do I fix it?

They are cheap printers and not designed to last. It is common when they are worn or dirty. Clean the rubber drum and any ink or muck from the printer. Check the ink roller. Make sure it is fresh and rolling freely. If it doesn't improve, you just replace the printer as a unit. See a dealer for this. -----------------------------------------------------
If anyone needs more information, the Casio 130CR manual is here:
130CR user manual:
130CR service (repair) manual:

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Ink has run out ??? it no longer prints... TSP100 How do we change the ink roller/cartridge or whatever it requires?

TSP100 Thermal Printer work with a thermosensible paper, there is no ink to change, if the print quality is poor you have to
  • check the paper roller, it can be wrong installed.
  • Check the upper cover if not closed properly close it.
  • check the print head or the pressor roller.

Jun 13, 2011 | Star Micronics TSP100 Thermal Printer

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I have a Sharp EL-1801P that is low on ink. Can I add ink to the roller or do I need to buy a new roller?

Ink roller: Type EA-772R
1) Set the power switch to OFF.
2) Remove the printer cover. (Fig. 1)
3) Hold the top of the ink roller and remove the roller by pulling
it toward you and then upward. (Fig. 2)
4) Install the new ink roller in the correct position. Make sure
that the roller is securely in place. (Fig. 3)
5) Put back the printer cover.

Feb 08, 2011 | Sharp EL-1801P Calculator

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How do I reink the Dymo DateMark Stamp

You have to remove the ink roll door, on the front left near the bottom. Pull the roller out with a tweezers, add a few drops of ink to the roll and re-install. No matter how careful you are, you will get some ink on your hands...

Jun 22, 2009 | Dymo DateMark Date/Time Stamper

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I can't print black

I had the same problem... tried reinking... tried running alcohol thru print head, etc, etc,.. turned out the print head had gone bad... replacing it fixed the problem. Probably not what you wanted to hear !... About $65 bux to fix it.. half the price of a printer... but if you have already got a stock of ink for it... and don't want to risk being unable to reink a new one on account of an imbedded chip... and the printer is otherwise in good shape... not a bad investment.

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Just reinnked my black cartridge for a Canon mp210 (cl37 modle cartridge) and I get a reinking error on the panel. Tells me there is no ink. Do I need to let the cartridge settle for a while OR is there a...

No, what you need to understand. Most printer companies have a chip installed in the ink cartridge. This chip is linked to the printer’s software. It knows you have refilled the ink because your putting the same cartridge back in. To get around this you will need at least two in cartridges. When one has emptied you install the second (refilled) cartridge. (Fooling the software). Some you need a total of three cartridges.
Remember printers are cheep compared to a few ink

This should help in the long run.
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Apr 19, 2008 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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Ink rollers

Unless the ink roller that you installed was dried out, usually, the replacement rollers just snap in place and are good to go. Check to make sure there is ink on the roller by either pulling the ink roller out again, and touching it with your finger. If no ink on your finger, you might have received a dried out replacement roller. Also the roller should be somewhat like a sponge. If you push against the sponge and it doesnt spring back and it stays indented, then the roller might also be bad. If you happen to have a bottle of ink for an ink pad, you can try soaking the roller with the ink so the roller is wet, (but not DRIPPING WET) and try it again in the calculator. IF you get some image for a little while, then I would say try a new fresh ink roller.
Hope this helps.

Feb 04, 2008 | Sharp EL-2192Rll Calculator

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Not getting ink from cartridge to paper, i believe my gap settings are messed up.

A few possibilities here: One, is your ribbon cartridge dried out (essentially out of ink)? Dot Matrix printers aren't near as common now, and if your cartridge has been in the retailer's stock for years, then it could indeed be dried out. Another, the ribbon isn't being advanced, or spooled. The ribbon is spooled as the head carriage moves back and forth. If it isn't being spooled, the ink in the spot over the printhead will be quickly depleted. A no-spooling condition is usually caused by a problem in the cartridge itself. Also, make sure the cartridge is properly seated in the holder. If it isn't, the drive spindle isn't fitting up into the cartridge properly, and might not actually drive the mechanism inside the cartridge. Lastly, if your cartridge is dry, they can be reinked if you can find someone with the reinker to do it. I once did ribbon reinking with a Macinker as a side business, and someone in your area might have one of those rigs. Otherwise, just buy a new cartridge, and hopefully it will be reasonably fresh, with good ink.

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