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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Lift the scanner up to expose the inside of the printer. Thers a button "stop" top left face of printer, press and release and the print cartridge holder will move, press again and it will stop at the colour that needs replacing, press again (total four times) to show if other cartridges are ok. Press again and the cartridge carrier will return to right of the machine. Lift the lid (grey colour) to show the cartridges, remove and replace the ones that have been shown to be empty. Close the lid, it should click. Close the scanner down again. Press "start" to recharge the cartridge. ANy other problems try the epson support site. Good luck.
Posted on Dec 07, 2008
that guide shows how to change the cartridges and no you dont have to wait untill they have run out to change the cartridges
Posted on May 15, 2009
Usually when this happens the printer fails to goes through
the motions of the printing process, kind of stands still with indicator lights
just blinking away. This could be as a result of either of these scenarios.
i. Ink cartridge has developed incompatibility or is incompatible
The Solution is to try an older/another cartridge (doesn’t matter if ink is finished. You must replace cartridge one at a time). If lights stop blinking it confirms that your cartridge has become incompatible or developed incompatibility. Also if your printer is the type that can work with only one cartridge, remove one after the other (closing back the lid/cover) to determine which in the set (black or color) has become incompatible. At the instance the incompatible one is removed and you close the lid, the blinking will stop (for printers that can print with one ink cartridge only). Just replace the incompatible one and start printing again. In most cases the issue is always with one cartridge. But if both are affected, you have to replace both. Because of this type of problem, always keep used cartridges somewhere safe; they come in handy for this type of troubleshooting.
ii. The Cartridge electronic panel is dirty
The electronic panel on the cartridge that makes contact with the cartridge carrier inside the printer is dirty and needs cleaning. This electronic panel is front part of the cartridge with copper “dots”.
The Solution is to try to clean this panel with a piece of folded tissue paper soaked in a bit of methylated spirit. Also try to clean the area in the cartridge carrier/holder that makes contact with the cartridge’s electronic panel (Usually this is more difficult). If you cannot reach it with your fingers, use a stick or something with tissue wrapped around it. Allow to dry well and return the cartridges, close the cover. The blinking should stop if the electronic panel is the issue. Once the blinking stops the printer will print.
Posted on Mar 24, 2010
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Posted on Mar 16, 2011
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