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No ink level indicator after reloading compatible ink.

I have a HP f4280
I reload the black cartridge with compatible ink, it works fine but the ink level indicator is not functioning.

Can someone tell me what is happening to my printer?

Thanks a lot.

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  • svraravind Apr 17, 2009

    i purchased the printer F4280 in singapore and now using it in India Chennai. I purchased HP 818 black from online HP store and when i use the new original cartridge the ink level does not show and shows error. When i called customer care they said it is country specific and some settings needs to be adjusted. Why can't HP put in bold that printers are country specific in their boxes.

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This is something that's seen in Canon printers as well...

It's highly likely that because the chip has been "told" that it's a certain level and then refilled the printer logic is confused by the much higher level due to your refilling. As a result the printer suffers a sort of conflict and decides it can't trust any of the input and doesn't show any level information.

The only way you're likely to regain the ink level information is to replace the cartridge with an OEM/Original HP.

Posted on Jan 26, 2009

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