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Labels are blurry

Just added a new ink cartridge, now the labels I am printing are all coming out blurry. I tried to print 20 or so in hopes it would work itself out, but no dice.

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If the paper runs trough the printer ..and the printing goes as it should ..but just no image gets on the paper..it is usually a fault with the cartridges..If they stayed unused for a while ..they are dryed...and you will have a hard time making them work again ..Even if some ink seams to get on a cloth or so ...if on the paper it is not getting enough ..it will print like this..If no other error is on ..you will have to change the cartridges..If you use recharged ones..I suggest to recharge them ..and try to add and remove ink from them ..a few times to moist the sponge inside..If you use a syringe just fill 'em up ..and after that blow air inside to mix the ink ..or ..just get new cartridges..
There can be another fault The wire inside the drum ...If it is broken ..it will not charge the drum magnetically ..and this can be a issue too ..In this case you have to see if there is a corona wire available for your model ..or change the drum ..

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1) Check your ink cartridge. Is it dirty? Is it plugged (clogged)? A good cleaning may help by removing your ink cartridge and swabbing the print head nozzle (check your manual for location) with isopropyl alcohol with a cotton Q-tip. Run a test print. Still a problem? You may need to do this about 3 or 4 times before it clears. If your printer head is way down indide the printer, you can get an eye dropper and drop some isopropyl alcohol on it.

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  3. After the Printer Toolbox opens, click the Estimated Ink Level tab.
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  7. Slide the new print cartridge forward into the empty slot. Push the print cartridge forward until it clicks into place. If the print cartridge you are installing has a white triangle on its label, slide the print cartridge into the slot on the left. The label for the slot is green with a solid white triangle on it. If the print cartridge you are installing has a white square or a white pentagon on its label, slide the print cartridge into the slot on the right. The label for the slot is black with a solid white square and a solid white pentagon on it. c00228296.jpg
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When the print cartridge contacts are dirty and the printer cannot detect/communicate with print cartridge.

Clean the contact points on the cartridges with a dry, lint-free cloth.

1. Open the top cover of the printer.

2. Remove the print cartridges.

3. Clean the copper-colored contact points on the cartridges with a damp, lint-free cloth.
Use a dry, lint-free cloth to remove moisture from the contacts.

5. Insert the cartridges back into the printer.

6. Close the top cover.

7. Try printing again.

If you still cant communicate try with new cartridge .


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To solve the printing problem..


# Hold the cartridge upside down, with the bar-code label facing you and take a damp paper towel.
# Use the towel to wipe the printhead of the cartridge on the bottom (where the ink comes out). Wipe the printhead horizontally in one direction only (left to right).
# Continue doing this until it looks clean.
# Then dab the cartridge on the towel to make sure the ink is flowing.
# Next, look inside the printer and locate the carrier that holds ink cartridges. Caution: Make sure the cartridges are not installed at this point.

1. Look for a shiny piece of metal underneath the contacts at the back of the carrier.
2. Take a damp cotton swab (use water only!) and wipe along the bottom of the shiny metal piece. Note: You may need more than one swab.

# Reinstall the cartridges, making sure you snap them correctly into the printer.


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