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Printing problems I have new black and color ink casettes but my a960 All in One will not print properly. It prints very light and leaves vertical columns with no printing at all... the columns move from the edge to the middle and are not predictable. Color does not work either small scans like a Soc Sec card do work in black and white and in color but not a full page... the same is true with a print from my PC... same problem with the light page and no print ...wassup widdat

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Re: printing problems

The bubblejet head uses tiny resistors to produce ink bubbles which are deposited on the paper. the ink openings are in the micro dot range. when an ink resistor fails to fire, no ink will be allowed to flow. I don't know how experienced you are with printers but there is a flat ribbon cable that travels along with the printhead or holder. if this loosens up no signals will get to the printhead. the other end is connected to the driver board inside the printer. could also be a software problem but I can't say for sure.

Posted on Sep 11, 2007

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