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Black Ink Cartridge

I replaced the black ink cartridge and the light still blinks. It seems like it doesn't register the new ink cartridge. It's the same kind that we replaced.

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  • Anonymous Apr 15, 2008

    i have installed color and black ink both but the red light is keep blinking and paper wont print

  • creativeone Apr 24, 2008

    Installed a new 97 Color cartridge and in the options in only gives me RGB and not CMYK to print. Also, the ink levels don't show up, they show as empty and I know their not. What do I do?



  • Anonymous Aug 14, 2008

    Replaced the Black Ink and the light is still blinking! Help

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I just had this problem and seems there are two metal pieces where you place the ink. those metals have broken out of the plastic envelop and when I tried to put the ink (without looking) those metal parts broke into the cables that are in the back. Now I think my printer is broken.
Seems I tried to place the inc too hard into the printer but I really didn't press too hard. I think this is a manufacturing problem. It sucks!

Posted on Sep 27, 2008

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Sometimes if you power off the printer, and then restore the power it will solve the problem. But if your images are printing fine, the blinking light is just an annoyance.

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