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I am finding some truth to comments about unused ink cartriges In the
> Stylus C84 registering as empty when they still sound full(colors go
> empty even when you just print black). I am wondering how safe it
> would be to use an chip resetter on a cartrige without refilling it and
> allowing it to print until it truly is empty. Would there be a risk of
> some air getting injected into the head (when the cartrige runs out),
> thus ruining another printer (already went through one printer and got
> it replaced through warranty, but I think that was just from leaving
> the printer unused too long -- I don't have a resetter right now).
Before you can have unlimited refilling you must need this devices:
Option 1: The chip resetter which you will need to manually reset the cartridge before refilling to enable the printer to recognize a new cartridge.
Heres the link where you can buy the resetter: http://cgi.ebay.ph/CHIP-RESETTER-For-EPSON-T5591-T077120-T078120-T0791-INK_W0QQitemZ290276640766QQcmdZViewItemQQptZBI_Toner?hash=item4395d607fe
Option 2: You a new set of empty cartridges with autoreset chips in it. No manual resetting needed, what you need is to refill and monitor the ink level.
Explanation: When the printer detected that the cartridge is empty, the printer sends data to the cartridges and the cartridge understand what the printer says, then the cartridge automatic chip resetter will re trigger the logic circuit built in into it to reset into full ink level.
Here is the link of the autoreset chip what Im taking about:
shouldn't be the ink. I assume you have an epson as in the picture. my ink refill kit mentions that "epson intellidge chipped cartridges" require an "ink level resetter" to complete the kit. So if you have these cartridges even once refilled the chip tells the printer the cartridge is still empty so you'll need to reset the chip with the ink level resetter.
what is the problem? For epson ink tank, after refilling ink tank, you must reset ink level counter at the chip. Unforntuantely, some new chip, there is no hardware resetter for the chip. Use CISS chip with autoreset function. Type printer?
you can buy an epson chip resetter. i think they 7pin chips .try ebay about a fiver.it should reset the chips.the cart that is empty use your restetter on that and put that chip on the one that doesnt work.should be ok then.resetter led nornally goes green if chip is reset.ink level goes up to full.when carts show empty reset and you should be able to keep printing a few more pages.check chip contacts are clean no dirt etc.try resetter on non working cart light should go green.hope this helps