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Can print paper but photos have green tint

Paper prints from the printer, but photos come out faded - black is green, tan is darker brown

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If you refilled the ink cartridges, this can happen. Kodak uses pigment based inks, the others use dye based inks. Also, make sure your printer is set for normal photo printing, rather than special effects.

Posted on Jan 01, 2009

  • David Shaub Jan 02, 2009

    Another issue I missed is-make sure your photo paper isn't too old. I use Kodak paper. It is best matched for Kodak inks. Fuji also works quite well. Some of the generic papers are junk and they will do strange things to pictures.

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