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Hp 5550 Hi while inserting a new color ink cartrige into my HP 5550 printer, the little peg at the back of the latch that pushes the cartrige back into place broke off. Where can i buy that latch and is it easy to replace. thanks, CR

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How do I remove the ink cartridge from my HP 2410 printer so that I can replace it with a new cartridge?


Hi milsyr, 1. switch on the printer
2. Lift the blue/gray latch on the cartridge carrier and remove the cartridges you need to
replace.
3. Remove the pink tape from the new cartridge.Hold the cartrige so the label is face
forward,and the words are facing you.
4. Slide the new cartridges into the print carriage.
- The color cartridge goes into the left side of the carriage and the black
cartridge into the right side of the carriage.
5. See that you slide the cartridge underneath the metal bar and then push it down
into place with your fingers.
6. Close the cover on top of the cartridges and make sure the latch is secure.
7. Close the printer carriage door.
8. Press ok on the front of your printer.
- An alignment print will follow.


THANK YOU AND GOOD LUCK!

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How do you place cartrige in printer


Step eight: Install the cartridges
  1. Raise the top cover of the product. Figure 5: Raise the cover c00830210.jpg
  2. Remove the new cartridge from its packaging and, being careful to touch only the black plastic, gently remove the plastic tape by using the pink pull tab. Figure 6: Remove the tapec00442146.gif 1 - Copper-colored contacts 2 - Plastic tape with pink pull tab (must be removed before installing) 3 - Ink nozzles under tape CAUTION: Do not touch the copper-colored contacts or ink nozzles. Touching these parts can result in clogs, ink failure, and bad electrical connections.c00442147.gif
  3. Slide the new cartridge forward into the empty slot. Then gently push the upper part of the cartridge forward until it clicks into place.
    • Slide the tri-color cartridge into the left slot.
    • Slide the black or photo cartridge into the right slot.
    Figure 7: Insert the cartridgec00830211.jpg
  4. Close the cartridge door. Figure 8: Close the cartridge doorc00830212.jpg

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Hp clj 5550 not printing cyan


Check the black cover on the pick up assembly under the cyan cartridge. If it is only a fraction too high cyan will not print. Make sure it is clipped in place correctly.

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Receiving the message "Ink Catridge problem: ink cartridge appears to be missing or damaged". I've tried everything from cleaning cartridge holders to replacin cartridges. Nothing works and the printer...


The message you are getting may be due to the following reasons :

1) Cause : One or more ink cartridges missing.
Solution : Remove and reinsert the ink cartriges and verify that they are fully inserted and locked in place.

2) Cause : One or more of the ink cartriges are not installed or are installed incorrectly.
Solution : Remove and reinsert the ink cartriges and verify that they are fully inserted and locked in place. If the problem persists, clean the copper-colored contacts of the ink cartriges.

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HOw to install ink cartridge on HP Photosmart7760


Install the ink cartridges.
  1. Turn on the printer.
  2. Lift the top cover.
  3. Open both ink cartridge cradle latches by pulling each latch forward and then up.
  4. Pull the pink pull-tab to remove the clear tape from each ink cartridge. Do not touch or remove the copper contacts.
  5. Insert the HP #57 tri-color ink cartridge in the left stall. Insert the HP #58 photo ink cartridge in the right stall.
  6. Close both ink cartridge cradle latches by pushing down on each latch until it snaps into place.
  7. Close the top cover and press the OK button to print a calibration page. This verifies that the print cartridges are installed correctly.

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Solution Replace the indicated ink cartridge(s), or press OK on the control panel to continue. HP recommends the use of genuine HP ink cartridges. Genuine HP ink cartridges are designed and tested with HP printers to help produce great results, time after time.
NOTE: HP cannot guarantee the quality or reliability of non-HP ink. Printer service or repairs required as a result of printer failure or damage due to the use of non-HP ink will not be covered under warranty. Follow these steps to replace the depleted HP ink cartridge(s). Step one: Replace the indicated cartridge(s)
  1. Make sure the HP All-in-One is turned on.
    NOTE: The Attention light blinks when the product is turned on.
  2. Open the access door by lifting from the front center of the HP All-in-One, until the door locks into place. Figure 1: Opening the access door c01079714.jpg
  3. Squeeze the bottom of the latch below the ink cartridge to replace, and then lift the latch.
    • To replace the black ink cartridge, lift the latch on the far left.
    • To replace one of the five color ink cartridges, such as yellow, light cyan (blue), cyan, light magenta (pink), or magenta, lift the appropriate latch in the center area.
    Figure 2: Lifting the latch c01079715.jpg 1 - Ink cartridge latch for the black ink cartridge 2 - Ink cartridge latches for the color ink cartridges
  4. Pull the ink cartridge towards you out of its slot to remove it. Figure 3: Removing the ink cartridge c01079716.jpg
  5. Remove the new ink cartridge from its packaging.
  6. Holding the new ink cartridge by the handle, push the ink cartridge into the empty slot. Match the color and pattern of the ink cartridge to the color and pattern on the print carriage. Figure 4: Inserting the new cartridge c01079717.jpg
  7. Close the latch, and make sure it is secure. c01079718.jpg
  8. Close the access door. Figure 5: Closing the access door c01079719.jpg
Step two: Align the new ink cartridge(s)
  1. Make sure paper is loaded in the input tray, and then press the OK button. The HP All-in-One prints the alignment page, aligns the printhead, and initializes the ink cartridges. This takes approximately 5 minutes. CAUTION: Do not disconnect or turn off the HP All-in-One during this time. You may hear the HP All-in-One making noises.
  2. Check the display for status, and then press the OK button. Recycle or discard the alignment page.
Cause The original HP ink in the indicated ink cartridge(s) has been depleted.

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Follow the steps below to remove and replace the empty ink cartridge.
  1. Turn the printer on.
  2. Open the ink cartridge door. Figure 1: Opening the ink cartridge door c00819080.gif
  3. Squeeze the gray tab below an ink cartridge slot to release the gray latch and then lift the latch. Figure 2: Lifting the latch c00819081.gif 1 - Ink cartridge latch for the black ink cartridge 2 - Ink cartridge latches for the color ink cartridges
    NOTE: Theink cartridge areas are color-coded for easy reference. From left toright, the ink cartridges are black, yellow, light cyan, cyan, lightmagenta, and magenta.
  4. Pull the ink cartridge toward you out of it's slot to remove it. Figure 3: Removing an ink cartridge c00819082.gif
  5. Remove the new ink cartridge from the packaging.
  6. Hold the ink cartridge by the handle and then slide the ink cartridge into the empty slot.
    NOTE: Makesure that the ink cartridge is inserted into the slot that has the sameshaped icon and color as the ink cartridge. The copper-colored contactsshould be facing the printer as the ink cartridge is inserted. Figure 4: Inserting an ink cartridge c00819083.gif
  7. Press down on the gray latch until it clicks into place. Figure 5: Closing the gray latch c00819084.gif
  8. Repeat steps 3 through 7 for each ink cartridge that needs to be replaced.
    NOTE: All six cartridges must be installed. The printer will not work if an ink cartridge is missing.
  9. Close the ink cartridge door.

after Doing this all Follow the next step :-

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Resetting the All-in-One
Press the On (fa37665.gif) button to turn off the unit.
  • Disconnect the power cord from the back of the unit.
  • Connect the power cord to the back of the unit.
  • Press the On (a477fdf.gif) button to turn on the unit.

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How to load the new ink cartridge. HP Photosmart C5140.


Replace the ink cartridges (from the manual for the printer)

Follow these instructions when you need to replace ink cartridges.

To replace the ink cartridges

1. Make sure the HP All-in-One is turned on.
2. Open the ink cartridge door by lifting from the front center of the device, until the door locks into place.
3. Squeeze the tab below an ink cartridge to release the latch inside the HP All-in-One, and then lift the latch. If you are replacing the black ink cartridge, lift the latch on the far left.
If you are replacing one of the five color ink cartridges, such as yellow, light cyan (blue), cyan, light magenta (pink), or magenta, lift the appropriate latch in the center area.
4. Pull the ink cartridge toward you out of its slot to remove it.
5. Remove the new ink cartridge from its packaging, and then, holding it by the handle, slide the ink cartridge into the empty slot. Make sure that you insert the ink cartridge into the slot that has the same shaped icon and color as the one you are installing.
6. Press down on the gray latch until it clicks into place.
7. Repeat steps 2 through 5 for each ink cartridge you are replacing.
8. Close the ink cartridge door.

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Hp 5550 printer


Here's A Trick you don't really have to buy a new cartridge if it a bit low but here how you do the trick.On the place where the ink leaks out dip some water on it with a paper towel and replace it back on the printer and guess what there's ink!

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Hello


Did you use generic ink carts? If yes and those have a scotch tape as a seal, ink has splashed and stained the led-control board.

Do use a full brother ink cart and place it into the machine. m
always make sure that the colored latches are secured (clicked into position.

Another chance is that the generic cart is a bit too small. feed some paper BENEATH the cart. Leave some more paper to be pressed by the latches.

Feb 04, 2008 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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