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Color printer is printing striped images

My Lexmark 4270 All-in-one printer is printing striped colored images, what is the deal? The color cartridge has plenty of ink left in it. How do I clean this thing?

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Realign and clean tip on bottom of cartrige.

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I have a lexmark x2470 printer.i would like to know whether it as one cartidge or two cartridges.please let me know if it is available in indaia


Please note that the #2 cartridge is the starter cartridge and the after market cartridge is the #1 cartridge.

The Lexmark X2470 printer uses the #1 cartridge which prints both color and black accordingly. While printing black it uses processed black. Hence, to print color images in "Black Only," please follow the steps given below:
1. Click on "Start," "All Programs," "Lexmark X2470 printer" group and then "Lexmark Photo Editor."
2. Click on "File" and then "Open" to select the color image file.
3. Click on "Image," "Mode" and then select "Grayscale."
4. Click on "Print."
This will print the image in gray.

Sep 15, 2010 | Lexmark X2470 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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How do you know and find the cartridge number in a x 4270 lexmark printer?

The Lexmark X4270 printer uses cartridge number 70, 71 and 75 for the Mono Ink Cartridge. For the Color Ink Cartridge it uses 19,20 and 25. You can check this link - if you want to purchase these cartridges. Thanks.

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The alignment both vertical and horizontal are off!

Title: How to Install/Change the Print Cartridge Document ID:HO46 Back To Answers Properties 1000 Color Jetprinter 1100 Color Jetprinter 2030 Color Jetprinter 2050 Color Jetprinter 2070 Color Jetprinter 3000 Color Jetprinter 3200 Color Jetprinter 5000 Color Jetprinter 5700 Color Jetprinter 5770 Photo Jetprinter 7000 Color Jetprinter 7200 Color Jetprinter Lexmark X63 Lexmark X73 Lexmark X83 Lexmark X84 Lexmark X85 Mac OS 8.6 Mac OS 9.x.x WinWriter 100 WinWriter 150c Z11 Color Jetprinter Z12 Color Jetprinter Z22 Color Jetprinter Z25 Color Jetprinter Z31 Color Jetprinter Z32 Color Jetprinter Z34 Color Jetprinter Z35 Color Jetprinter Z42 Color Jetprinter Z45 Color Jetprinter Z45se Color Jetprinter Z51 Color Jetprinter Z52 Color Jetprinter Z65 Color JetprinterHow to install or change the print cartridge; Microsoft Windows 95; Microsoft Windows Me; Microsoft Windows 3.1x
Solution Microsoft Windows 95/98/Me:
(Applies to all printers)

  1. Click Start, Programs, Lexmark Series.
  2. Click Lexmark Control Panel.
  3. Click Print Cartridge installation.
  4. Depending on which cartridges you are using and which printer model you have, select Install Color Cartridge or Install Black Cartridge or Install Photo Cartridge.
  5. Carefully remove the tape covering the printhead of the print cartridge. Important: Be sure to remove all of the tape. Do not touch the copper area on the back of the cartridge.
  6. Insert the print cartridge into the print cartridge carrier.
  7. Push the cartridge back until it clicks into place.

    • If the print cartridge moves loosely in the carrier, it is not locked into place. Repeat step 7.

  8. Click the appropriate Cartridge Installed option in the printer software.

    • If you choose to install a new print cartridge, you will be prompted to align your print cartridges. The printer will print a page with a bi-directional alignment pattern. Follow these steps to align the cartridges:

      1. On the printed test page, locate the number under the Bi-directional Alignment pattern that comes closest to forming a straight line.
      2. Enter the number as the Bi-directional Alignment setting in the Alignment Cartridge screen.
      3. Click OK.

  9. Close the front cover of the printer.

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Extreme color lines in all printing: text and images. the printer has never been great at printing images but has now started to print with bright color lines through any print job.

Have you been using Epson Genuine Cartridges?

ALL…. Epson & Brother Requires Genuine Cartridges. !!!!!!!!
That sounds like your problem.

In Purchasing Epson's CX 5400, CX4600, & CX7400 and more, I found out that Epson does not like Generic Printer Cartridges. I also Purchased a Brother. That also does not like Generic Print Cartridges. Color that should be Yellow, will turn out Green, Blue Brown, etc. These printers have a CHIP that will detect if it is Generic or Genuine. When they see it’s Generic Cartridges, it will print lines thru the words, stripes across the picture and also do a mix match with the colors. It also will not let you print anything, if only one of the cartridges is empty.

I wanted to print only Black, and would not let me, because I did not have any ink in one of my cyan cartridges. Go figure.

That's what these Companies do., so they can keep selling the ink cartridges. Some Printers, are able to use Generic, and some are refillable. Some you can refill them up yourself and I heard, quite MESSY.

So I learned, thru trial and error, that you must use the ORIGINAL Genuine Cartridges for these PRINTERS. Some people say some models work fine compatible, but not mine.......

I had to replace the printer, but Epson, Lexmark & Brothers are always on sale. My Brother & Epson cost me $50.00 with Rebate. .

This is the only advice I can give you. If you find this helpful, pls rate me.

Thanks and Good Luck :0)

Sep 29, 2009 | Epson Stylus CX5000 InkJet Photo Printer

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When we print it is striped with colors

your printer cartiges are damaged. please chang your printer cartiges.

Jul 30, 2009 | Lexmark C782N Laser Printer

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Cannon multipass F60 scanner/printer striped color printing

What you have is a dried up color cartridge. You can try to use the <clean print heads> in the diagnostic tools section of you priner software. (usually, just try to print something & the window will appear) Sometimes you have to clean heads, then print test page like 2 or 3 times before it clears up. If that doesn't correct it, don't worry. Have your color cartridge filled (staples, office depot, & other stores do it cheap) - or - replace it with a new cartridge. You may have to run the clean print heads program after installing a new cartridge, but this will definitely fix your problem.

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White vertical stripe on color images when they're printed

You may have some dust on the imaging window (printer head). Remove the toner cartridges and clean it with some tissues.

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Changed printer cartridge, color is not right on printed material

Remove the cartridge and blot the printhead on a damp tissue. A working tri-color cartridge would have a stripe of cyan, yellow and magenta on the tissue.

If one or more of these are missing you will not get proper colors from the printer. If your printer has a "prime" function this may recover a missing color. If not you will probably need to get a replacement.

Please provide details of the printer model for further suggestions.

Bob Headrick, MS MVP Printing/Imaging

Jun 03, 2008 | Lexmark Printers & Copiers

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Lexmark X1185 does not print in colors

Please do not cartridge positions this may damage ur printer ,check if the cartridge has ink in it..

Windows 20001.gif / XP:

Go to Start, Settings, Printers1.gif. (Windows XP: Start, Control Panel, Printers and Faxes).
Right click on the printer icon and select Properties.
Click Printing Preferences.
Click on the Quality/Copies tab.
un check mark Print Color images1.gif in black and white.
Click Apply and then OK.

This start ur printer to printer to print in colour

Mar 05, 2008 | Lexmark JetPrinter X1185 All-In-One InkJet

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