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Indicator light remains lit even though it is a full cartridge

When replacing ink cartridge in my HP 1200 inkjet, the indicator light remains lit even though it is a full cartridge. It will not print.

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It seems there are "new" chips & "old" chips in these ink cartridges for the HP 1200 inkjet printer. I have a cartridge with a "new" chip in and it is working fine. The printer doesn't read the "old" chips. Something to watch for when using refilled ink cartridges.

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