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Epson c120 thinks black ink cartidges are empty.. but i just got new ones.. . and i suspect the last ones weren't empty either :( . please help!

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Make sure the contacts where the ink cartridge plugs in are clean inside the printer. There may be something stuck in there. Also make sure the cartridge is fully seated in its cradle in the printer.

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