My hp1400psc will not print using a compatible cartridge(black)
I have tried refilling the original hp recommended cartridge but this also does not work,now when either of the cartridges are removed and re-installed the printer does a test page but only the colour cartridge is tested no black alignment
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You need to use only cartridge brother original,if you use refill cartridge the printer is not printing.You need to replace the print head of the printer because youuserefillcartridges.In the futureuseonlygenuineBrothercartridges.If a have been useful please give me a vote :)
More than likely the cartridge is faulty. Is the "new" cartridge a genuine "hp" or is it a compatible, or a "refilled" cartridge. Sometimes one or both of the end-caps are not refitted completely, causing it to be too wide for the chamber. This can also happen with an original, but more often with copy-cat compatibles or refilled "hp" shells.
Since HP’s ink technology is different from other manufacturers, they do not recommend to use refilled or remanufactured ink cartridges. Though the cost of genuine HP cartridges are bit expensive than the other cartridges, HP cartridges are manufactured in keeping mind the important factors print quality and customer satisfaction. Using the refilled cartridges may degrade the print quality and may damage the printer’s internal hardware.
I request you to use genuine HP Inkjet cartridges and verify the result.
It is always recommended to use genuine HP cartridges.
As if we will use the non HP or refilled cartridges, it will reduce the life of the printer.
And we will get an error "cartridge problem".
Plaese use the below cartridges, which are compatible with this printer.
HP 02 Black 660 pages HP 02 Black Twin Pack 1320 pages HP 02 Color Combo See single 02 inks HP 02 Cyan 400 pages HP 02 Light Cyan 240 photos HP 02 Light Magenta 240 photos HP 02 Magenta 370 pages HP 02 Photo Value Pack 150 photos HP 02 Yellow 500 pages HP 02XL Cyan 600 pages HP 02XL Magenta 555 pages HP 02XL Yellow 750 pages
You need to have both black and color cartridges installed with functioning electronics to use your printer. Sounds like your original color cartridge and the refilled color cartridge you purchased both have bad electronics. I recommend Cartridge World or Office Depot for cartridge refills because they electrically screen their cartridges before selling them. You need to buy either a new or refilled color cartridge for your printer to work.
If you don't use the printer often it is possible that the ink gets dried inside the cartridge, hence you get the print out with low quality or blurred. We suggest you to use original HP cartridges and keep using the cartridges frequently.
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Thanks for using FixYa. First of all please try the refill cartridge on some other printer. If it’s working fine on the other printer then check the settings of the printer which are by default 960 dpi (dots per inch) but due to some reason this size has been reduced. Now you have to change this setting to more than 960, around 1200 dpi and then check out that if your printer works fine. Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or else revert for further assistance. Thanks Rylee