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I have cleaned, and calibrated my printer, it has brand new ink and it's still printing lines like its missing lines. Not sure exactly how to describe it. Hopefully you'll know what i mean. It's an al

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If you do not print weekly with a Kodak printer, the ink can dry inside the heads and they stop printing or start missing lines that cannot be fixed by using the kodak cleaning cycle. . I have had this happen to two of my Kodaks. To prevent this, if you are not using them regularly, print a test sheet weekly and you should have no problem. At this point, your best bet is to order new heads for your printers and then maintain them with weekly test prints.

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SOURCE: Kodak EASYSHARE 5500 will not print with black ink

Here are the things you will be asked to try if you call support. They may fix the problems as well. Taking the printhead out and putting it back in is the big helper.

Remove the black and color ink cartridges.
Right above where the black ink cartridge was, in the top left hand corner of the printhead, push up towards the ceiling and you should be able to push a button that releases the printhead.
Place the printhead right back into the printer and push straight back on the back wall.
You should hear a loud snap.
Replace the ink cartridges which should snap as well.
Close the printer.
After about a minute or so the printer will ask you to do a calibration.
Insert a paper and press start.
Scan the calibration sheet.
After that, in the menu, do a printhead clean.
(If this is a 5100, do it in the home center ->? in the top right ->Maintainence ->Clean Printhead.)
Do one basic and one deep.
Print a demo sheet to see if anything has changed.
If the picture looks better, continue to do cleans.
In the event that it does not, the printhead will need to be replaced and since the printer is still under warranty, Kodak specialists will try to overnight you a printhead.
The whole process is short and free.
The number for Kodak AiO Support is 1 800 421 6699.

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SOURCE: calibrating 5100 kodak all in one easy share printer

Go to the printer maintenance program and select "Calibrate printer".

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SOURCE: Cannot print true color.

How do I resolve the error message "Calibration Page Not Found"? Error code: 3610 Question : How do I resolve the error message "Calibration Page Not Found"?
Answer : To resolve this error condition, correctly position a calibration page on the scanner. See the User's Guide for more information. How do I resolve the error message "Cover open"? error code : 3501 Question : How do I resolve the error message "Cover open"? Answer : To resolve this error condition, close the access door. The printer will not operate while the door is open. How do I resolve the error message "Color ink cartridge missing or not installed correctly"? Error Codes : 3511 Question :
How do I resolve the error message "Color ink cartridge missing or not installed correctly"?
Answer :
To resolve this error condition, reinstall the ink cartridge:

  1. Remove the color ink cartridge:
    1. Open the printer access door by lifting from the front center of the unit.
    2. Wait until the printhead is idle and silent, then pinch the latch on the color ink cartridge with your thumb and forefinger and lift it out of the printhead.
  2. Check the two electrical contacts on the ink cartridge for small marks, which should appear if the cartridge was installed correctly.

    If the electrical contacts do not have small marks:
    1. Reinstall the ink cartridge, making sure you press down on it until it clicks into position.
    2. Remove the color ink cartridge, then check the two electrical contacts on the ink cartridge again for small marks. Repeat if necessary.
    3. Reinstall the ink cartridge.
  3. Close the printer access door.

NOTE: See the User's Guide for more information about removing and installing the ink cartridge.
If the error persists:
  1. In the KODAK All-in-One Home Center, select the Help (?) icon.
  2. Select Maintenance.
  3. Select Firmware Upgrade, then follow the prompts to download the latest version of firmware, free of charge.
From Kodak support:
http://www.kodak.com/eknec/PageQuerier.jhtml?pq-path=9104/7269&pq-locale=en_US

Click on this link or copy and paste the complete link into your browser.
If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe


I’m happy to assist further over the phone at https://www.6ya.com/expert/joe_8b8c2cd6ce148309

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SOURCE: Kodak esp 3 all in one. colour prints come with purple tint

Surely you can turn the flow of ink down via your settings

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SOURCE: Kodak 5100 aio; banding/streaking problem

You will need a new printhead. If its not under waranty good luck trying to find one.

Posted on Jul 14, 2009

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