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Costco inkjet refill

Got my black cartridges refilled. Ink monitor shows full. black ink doesn't print. only color.

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I would suggest getting name brand ink and try that out. We tried several refills from different companies and always had problems. If you just opened the cartridge from Costco they would most likely take it back.
As a test, try both Printing and making a Copy and see if you get the same problem.

Posted on Oct 15, 2013

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SOURCE: how do you reset the chip in the new Kodak Ink Cartridges ?

I've got a solution. We should find a way to file a class action lawsuit against these companies. Not just for ourselves, but for the environment itself. For years I've had issues with bad printheads and the ink costing more than a newer printer that comes with ink! That ink is toxic to the environment. I know places like Staples offer incentives to recycle them now. But what about the years before? Not to mention the idea of an entire printer going to a landfill since it's 'no good' anymore. Plastic produced from crude oil, logic boards silicon, lcd panels, steel roads, etc. Those are finite resources that don't just replenish themselves. What do these companies think will happen when those resources are exhausted and our planet is tainted with toxic chemicals? All the money in the world can't fix that! Nor will it fix what's already been done for decades. If anyone here knows a 'good' attorney willing to undertake this and is ready to have us sign up let me know. Knowing the ink is still in the cartridge that has to be recycled burns me. Knowing the companies that rob us blind, and most likely reuse those same cartridges, just to get even richer disgusts me. If our economy is in shambles why let these bastards push us further into the financial muck any further than we are already?!?!?!

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SOURCE: refilled ink cartridges at Walgreens, printer won't recognize

Hello!
28 and 29 are not meant to be refilled. They can physically be refilled, but they won't work. That is because Lexmark has put in a smart chip that doesn't allow refill.
You need to buy 28A and 29A or 34 and 35, those cartridges can be refilled with no problem.

If you find my answer helpful, please vote. Thank you!


Posted on Apr 16, 2010

SOURCE: Need KODAK #30 ink refill kit and chips or chip resetter

Kodak # 30 ink cartridge was made just for Kodak to help them get out of the red ink they are in. read the link below and see what they have done.
http://blog.atlanticinkjet.com/general-cartridges-posts/the-latest-printer-ink-from-kodak-inkjet-a-shift-from-the-cheap-ink-approach.html

Posted on Jul 28, 2012

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SOURCE: just installed refilled color and black ink

I found these instruction at out-of-warranty.com They seem like a possible solution.

Steps:

  1. Press Cancel and Power, at the same time.
  2. Then, the Unit will ask for a Key Combo, press blue, green, gray buttons (in order) for this.
  3. “Support Menu” should appear.
  4. Go to Resets menu and use the semi-full reset.
I hope this is helpful. Good luck.

Posted on Sep 05, 2009

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SOURCE: My refilled ink cartridge still displays empty and will not print

The ink cartridge is most likely chipped & you would not be able to reset the ink level. Purchase an original or a good compatible cartridge. Refiling newer cartridges is not a good idea.

Posted on Oct 21, 2009

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Hp officejet 4315 is stuck in mfg mode. what can I do to fix this


Regarding your query, it sounds like the HP Officejet 4315 printer is locked into the advanced service test mode (i.e. one of your ink cartridges is causing the issue). Remove both ink cartridges and clean thoroughly before proceeding to next step - our Inkjet411 support links are provided below to help you diagnose the issue.

1) Clean cartridge/printer electrical contacts. Also inspect printer's internal carriage flex cables for surface damage (i.e. burn marks) or an uneven contact surface (by which the cartridge's rear electrical contacts mates with).
http://inkjet411.com/?page_id=1519

2) Perform either of the 'B' procedures below to verify HP Officejet 4315 printer and ink cartridge electrical performance.

B.1. Perform Tap 43 test: [for most older HP Officejet printer models with keypads]

1. Press * and # keys at same time
2. Enter 1234 (or 124). The 'Underware' menu should be displayed.
3. Using left/right arrow keys, navigate to Special Reports/Reports Menu (......or 'System Menu' / 'Information Menu' if Reports Menu is not available). Select Enter.
4. Using left/right arrow keys, navigate to 'Extended Self Test'.
5. Select Enter to print test print - evaluate test print. If excessive nozzles are missing from the stair step pattern, then perform cartridge cleaning to correct.
6. Using left/right arrow keys, navigate to 'print-mech button tap' menu.
7. Select Ok ('code = 0' will be displayed); click and hold Right Arrow until 'code = 43' is displayed. NOTE: enter 'code = 41' if 'code =43' does not activate the diagnostic print report.
8. Select Ok. Within one minute the Tap 43/41 diagnostic test pattern should be initiated and print. The test page prints.

--- Providing the color cartridge is partially functioning, the diagnostic test print will be printed (this is a forced service print test which is mainly used for the evaluation of ink cartridge electrical health). A good HP 21/27/56 black cartridge should display 416 good nozzles (26x16 grid), while a good HP 22/28/57/58 color ink cartridge should show 300 good nozzles (10x10 color grid). For reference, please refer to video at link below to help evaluate test pattern. [NOTE: HP 56/57/58 and HP21/22 cartridges are electrically similar]: http://inkjet411.com/?page_id=2358


B.2. Print Diagnostic Self-Test Page (only available on select HP printer models):

1. Press the Setup Button located on the bottom center of the control panel, beneath the LED readout.
2. Press 2 to select "Print Reports"
3. Press 6 to select "Self-Test Report" on the number keypad
4. Examine the resulting self-test page that prints. There should be lines extending all the way across the page in black, yellow, cyan and magenta. A missing black line indicates a problem with the black or photo cartridge. Faded, streaked or missing lines in the other colors indicates a problem with the color ink cartridge. Refer to video at link below to help evaluate test pattern.

For advanced HP inkjet printer diagnostics specific to your printer model, please refer to 'HP Diagnostics Tests' .pdf file at the following link: http://inkjet411.com/?page_id=1813

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Please note that all Costco USA (all stores), Costco Canada/Mexico/UK (most stores), Fry's Electronics USA (all stores), Best Buy Canada (13 stores) support the the HP 61 ink cartridge series. Our network of retailers stand behind the product and performance - guaranteed. For store locations and details on ink refill pricing:

Costco USA Ink Refill Service (465+ stores):http://www.costcoinkjetrefill.com
Costco Canada Ink Refill Service (59 stores):http://www.ca.costcoinkjetrefill.com
Costco Mexico Ink Refill Service (35 stores):http://es.costcoinkjetrefill.com/
Costco United Kingdom (7 stores):http://uk.costcoinkjetrefill.com/

Fry's Electronics Ink Refill Service (34 stores):http://www.frys.com/ads/page51

Best Buy Canada (13 stores):www.geeksquad.ca/inkrefill/

We also have ink refilling centers in many University stores across the USA & Canada, including:
Brigham Young University, Brigham Young University - Idaho, Cornell University, New York University, Queen's University, San Diego State University, University of Calgary, University of San Diego, University of Virginia and University of Wisconsin - Madison

Refill Store Map Locator:http://www.go2ris.com/

Just bring your ink cartridges into any of our authorized refill center locations. The in-store representatives (at either Photo/Electronics support center) are trained to refill over 270 different ink cartridge types from all the major manufacturers (i.e. HP, Epson, Canon, Lexmark and Dell) and can answer any additional questions you may have. It typically takes less than an hour to complete the refill from the time you drop the cartridges off. Our network of retailers stand behind the product and performance - guaranteed. All of our inks are Made in America and closely match original manufacturer's ink quality - we are sure you'll be satisfied with both color 'pop' and image longevity performance.

The RIS InkCenter - the power behind retail Inkjet Cartridge Refill Services: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7tlmEexor8

Save Money. Save The Environment.

Customers who have questions regarding the use of refilled ink cartridges can visithttp://www.inkjet411.comor contact us directly atINKJET411HELP@GMAIL.COMAlternatively, if a refill center is not close to you and you need to purchase a new ink cartridge(s) and are trying to cut costs, we suggest you try a remanufactured ink cartridge fromhttp://www.inkplicity.com/as their ink cartridges typically have the lowest cost in the USA, have a high reliability rating, come with a 1-year warranty and provide free shipping for all orders above $20 (available for US Residents only).

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Get the orange plastic top off the black ink cartridge


With respect to your HP OJ J4680 printer, which uses HP 901/901XL ink cartridges, it sounds like this is either a compatible/clone cartridge from overseas in which case you should not remove the orange top as it is molded into the cartridge, or you recently purchased or had the ink cartridge refilled (at Costco, etc.) and the storage clip (which seals the base of the cartridges to prevent the nozzles from drying out) is attached to the ink cartridge. If this is a storage clip, just press hard on the clips top lever at an angle to remove. See our videos on cartridge care tips and how to troubleshoot an ink cartridge error/problem on the HP OJ J4500, J4600 and OJ 4500 series printer models:



HP 901 Ink Refilling & Cartridge Care Tips - Everything you need to know: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTtNj6rN4g4



HP Officejet J4500 J4600 4500 Printers Tap 41 Diagnostics - HP 901 Incompatible Print Cartridges:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6uATgXxQlE





If you need to purchase new HP 901 ink cartridge(s) and are trying to cut costs, we suggest you try a remanufactured ink cartridge from http://www.inkplicity.com/ as their ink cartridges typically have the lowest cost in the USA, have a high reliability rating, come with a 1-year warranty and provide free shipping for all orders above $20.



NOTE: If you are interested in the top \'refill friendly inkjet printer models\', our suggested list is posted on-line and our internal labs have verified there are no issues (in ink compatibility or color output) with all of these models: http://inkjet411.com/?page_id=3585



INK REFILLING SERVICES (SUPER CHEAP):

Costco USA Ink Refill Service (460+ stores): http://www.costcoinkjetrefill.com

Costco Canada Ink Refill Service (59 stores): http://www.ca.costcoinkjetrefill.com

Costco Mexico Ink Refill Service (35 stores): http://es.costcoinkjetrefill.com/

Costco United Kingdom (select stores): http://uk.costcoinkjetrefill.com/



Fry\'s Electronics Ink Refill Service (34 stores): http://www.frys.com/ads/page51



Best Buy Canada (13 stores): www.geeksquad.ca/inkrefill/



For any additional questions you may contact us directly: Inkjet411help@gmail.com



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I refilled my cartridge for x2650, its full, but doesn't print I refilled my cartridge with ink myself that i bought from Argos, now it is full of ink, but still shows the message that i must replace...


Please note that Lexmark does not recommend the use of refilled cartridges. Refilled cartridges tend to degrade in print quality and performance.
You may try to re-seat the cartridge and make sure it's properly seated in the cartridge carrier. Also note that once a cartridge is refilled, it can no longer register its ink level.

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I am trying to scan a document, however the black ink is empty. It only shows the error message that I should refill my ink. Shouldn't I still be able to scan documents?


Must be using PG830 or PG40 50?

For Canon, if either color or black cartridge is empty or out of ink, "Scanner" doesn't work.

That's why your scanner is not properly working.

It's all connected... That's Canon.

Are you refill your cartridge by yourself?
Try "ROADINK" inkjet refill kit. No drill or sharp needles are needed.
It's not only easy to refill, you can have quality printing.

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Is it possible to use non HP ink in ths printer? Tried using "remanufactured ink", and concluded that this printer may be programed to block the use of NON HP INK.


It is always recommended to use genuine HP cartridges.
As if we will use the non HP or refilled cartridges, it will reduce the life of the printer.
And we will get an error "cartridge problem".
Plaese use the below cartridges, which are compatible with this printer.
HP 02 Black 660 pages
HP 02 Black Twin Pack 1320 pages
HP 02 Color Combo See single 02 inks
HP 02 Cyan 400 pages
HP 02 Light Cyan 240 photos
HP 02 Light Magenta 240 photos
HP 02 Magenta 370 pages
HP 02 Photo Value Pack 150 photos
HP 02 Yellow 500 pages
HP 02XL Cyan 600 pages
HP 02XL Magenta 555 pages
HP 02XL Yellow 750 pages

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Did a black print cartridge refill at Costco. It


You used one of the worst refill services available. There's a reason they have a flat rate for refills, they use non cartridge specific inks, don't clean out the cartridge, and have a machine not a person do the thinking and the work for them. You will have similar failure on cartridges refilled by Walgreens, Office Max, and cheap online refills. I suggest Cartridge World first then Office Depot for refills. They have high quality standards and recycle your cartridges by refilling them.

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Ink wont reset


u need to go into printer settings and untick the status monitor to allow the printer to recognise refilled ink. the two ink monitors will then show blank so keep an eye on the print quality to determine the ink levels.

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I NEED TO KNOW HOW TO REFILL INK FOR A CANON MX310 #41 COLOR.i DON,T KNOW IF YOU PRY THE TOP OFF OR IF THERE ARE SOME REFILL HOLES SOMEWHERE.SHIRL85@EMBARQMAIL.COM


Your printer uses the following cartridges:

canon-pg-30
Black Pigmented
canon-cl-31
Color
canon-pg-40
Black Pigmented
canon-pg-50
Black Pigmented canon-cl-41
Color
canon-cl-51
Color


ou find the refill instructions for your cartridges in the book at the link below:

Download Inkjet Refill Instructions

You can also buy refill kit here: inkjet refill products.


You also need to reset the cartridge after refill, see: Reset Ink levels for canon mx310 - FixYa

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I refilled the color cartridge. The light that indicates lack of ink didn?t stop blinking. After a couple of prints, the second light for black ink also started blinking and now the printer doesn?t print...


You can try to press & hold the stop/reset button for 3-5 seconds.
If this still do not clear.
Again try to press & hold the stop/reset button for 3-5 seconds

If the stop/reset button does not work
You may try pressing the color button

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Refilling ink cartridges


hp74a.jpg HP #74 Cartridge Refill Instructions
Black cartridge

Instructions
1. Put the cartridge on some paper towels in an area where you can tolerate a spill.
2. Peal off the top label. hp74b.jpg
3. Fill the syringe with 20ml. of black ink.
4. Very S-L-O-W-L-Y inject ink into any hole (they all go to the same sponge, HP just used the same color mold for the black ink cartridges).
5. When finished, replace the top label or leave it off (it will make no difference in the printing).
6. Replace the cartridge and run 1 - 3 cleaning cycles as per printer instructions.
Or print the following pages:
http://www.refillinstructions.com/black.htm for Black

For best results, leave cartridge in printer for 8 hours after refilling so the ink can saturate the entire sponge.
A Refill Kit should include Ink plus the following:
One 30cc Syringe

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