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Epson RX585 puts no ink on the page

I have an Epson Style Photo RX585It has stopped printing properly. When I print a test page, I get no ink on the paper at all.Cartridges are all high or full - black is brand new.Complete loss to understand. I can send a test page from the PC, and I can also use the flat bed copier, either way the paper gets pulled through in the normal way, but not a dot of ink to be seen.I think the word 'help' comes to mind...

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May be problem with the print heat check it out

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How do i need to purge the ink lines on an epson 3880


Purging Procedure - If you have just installed a new archival or Quadtone cartridge you must purge the Epson print head of all of the old, non-archival, ink before you can begin to print with the full archival effect. The print heads in the Epson 200/400/440/500/600/640/740/800/850/860/900/1160/1520/Photo/Photo 700/Photo EX/Photo 750/Photo 1200 printers hold about 3 to 5 pages worth of ink. Always run a Nozzle check before printing. Even if you get a perfect nozzle check on your first try after putting in a new cartridge, run at least one or two head cleaning cycles. This will prevent any excess ink from over filling the print head. After the cleaning cycles, use the purging test patterns below to purge your system of the old ink. After printing about 5 (8.5x11) pages of this pattern, 98% of the old ink will be gone. The rest will come out slowly and may take as many as 20 or more pages, but at the 98% point you will see good results. If you have an Epson 3000, 5000 or 9000. See below
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Epson stylus photo rx585


Inkjet printers need to be used frequently to prevent ink drying out and blocking the print head nozzles.
If the print head cleaning maintenance routine does not clear the blockages, then print head needs replacing, but it may be expensive.
It may be more cost effective to buy a later model and better printer than replace the print head.

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My EPSON Stylus Photo 1400 Ink Jet Printer is printing blank photos. The ink levels are fine, it's feeding photo paper fine, it's making the same noise as it does when it prints but the photos are...


Hi,

Your problems states that photos are being blank when trying to print it.
Please try these tips.

  • Make sure your printer is selected in the Print window or in the Macintosh Page Setup and Print windows.
  • The print head nozzles may need cleaning.
  • Make sure your printer software settings are set for the paper size you're using.

Plus,i also wanted to know if you can print ordinary documents or print a test page.

Hope this helps.

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Epson t60 is good printer ?


Hi global_sreek,


EPSON is Super fast, affordable & powerful for all your professional photo printing needs.

Features

Increase your productivity with super-fast print speed
• Print instantly from your computer screen at a fast print speed of 12 seconds per 4R photo

Maximise savings with Epson INKdividual™ Cartridges
• Maximise savings and minimise wastage by replacing only what you need

• Epson 6 colour photo ink is highly affordable, keeping daily running costs low

Perfect printing onto CDs / DVDs
• Print directly onto the printable surface of your CDs/DVDs

Compact size to fit any space
• The Epson Stylus® Photo T60 is so compact, it takes up little precious studio space,
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Photo perfection with Epson Creativity Suite
• A powerful photo editing software that lets you perfect your photo prints with just one
click of a button


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Print:
Ink System - 6-colour
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Max. Print Resolution - 5760x1440 dpi (with VSDT)
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Print SpeeD - Approx. 37ppm (Black) Approx. 38ppm (Colour)

Connectivity and Compatibility:
PC-less function - No
Index Sheet - No
Connectivity - Card Slot - No
Connectivity - USB Cable - Yes
Connectivity - Wireless - No
Interfaces - USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
OS Support - Windows 2000/XP/XP-x64 Edition/Vista Mac OS 10.3.9 or later with USB
Network - No
Adobe Postscript - No
Memory Card Backup - No

Ink Cartridges:
INKdividual - Yes
Ink Cartridge Model - 85N Ink Series (Standard Capacity)

Media:
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Roll Paper - No
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Have you tried printing a test page from the printer itself.
There must be a menu on the printer through which you can print a test page or alignment page.

If it does print through that then it means that the printer is fine and there is some software glitch in the computer which needs to be fixed. But if in case it does not print anything at all through that as well then it means that there is something wrong with the hardware of the printer and needs to be taken care by Epson itself.

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The reason it wont print, is because you had air get sucked into the print nozzles and then dried up any remaining ink within the nozzles. If you put a new set of ink or the one that your having problems with and do 2 or 3 cleanings and it still does not work, the unit will need to be sent in for service.

It will either require a special cleaning from the service center, or the printhead will need to be replaced.

If you want to try something your self, not as helpful, is to move the printhead manually to the left (you will need to move the locking mechanism back to free the printhead) and fill up the cleaning area with some water. it will be a small rectangular box. fill it up with water (several drops) and the water should peak. then slide the printhead back to the right and let it sit for a few hours. do a couple cleanings, and do a test print.

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Make sure that the ink you have, is Epson Ink.

I bought a compatible, supposely ink, and when I put it in, Colors did not come out the same. Lines and words, did not print out properly.

So I threw the ink cartridges, and bought original, Epson Ink, and Ooh-LA-LA, Printed out just fine.

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