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Epson CX3800 printer prints poorly a lot

Often, after sitting for a day or so without printing the printer gives poor quality that automatic cleaning via the little button does not fix. Printing on photo mode will often get better results but then some colors will not show up and the cartridges show to be full. Sometimes replacing a cartirdge when ink is low but not even registering to "buy new cartridge" will make it print well but then it goes back to same old ways until I do something that may work this time but not next. I have had the printer for over 3 years. Is it worn out?

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  • duke_lap Jan 25, 2009

    That may be the solution. The USB cable was accidentally unplugged and then plugged back in. It has printed well since then. I will try your solution if it goofs up again.

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Normal 0 Could have a corrupt driver.
Disconnect the printer or at least be sure it is turned off. I'd do both and when the CD software program asks you to connect the printer to the USB port, do so and it should again work properly.
Hope this helps. Bud

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