Question about Kodak ESP 5 Printer

1 Answer

My brand new ESP 5 will not print red letter on a

My brand new ESP 5 will not print red letters on a Word doc.. It comes out yellow or brown.. It prints red when I print a art work picture attachment but not letters in a Word doc.. HELP !!

Posted by on

  • 2 more comments 
  • Carl
    Carl Jun 18, 2009

    Yes - but it comes out really light pink.. Not red at all really..

  • Carl
    Carl Jun 19, 2009

    The ink cartriges that come with this on had a removable plastic cover that snaps off.. And of course I removed them.. If I didnt - it would not print at all - or even fit into the printer.. I took back the 1st printer for the same reason and got a 2nd printer & it does the exact same thing..

    Thanks anyway.............................

  • Carl
    Carl Jun 19, 2009

    I did try that.. Its 3 days old.. That was the first thing I tryed..



    Thanks !!

  • Fabio May 11, 2010

    does it print red if you use paint?

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 400 Answers

It seems to be a problem with the colour ink cartridge ,did you remove the protective tape that came with it?
you should return the colour cartridge and get it replaced or buy another one.
If that doesn't solve it then return the printer since it's under warranty.

Posted on Jun 19, 2009

  • Fabio Jun 19, 2009

    Is it able to make copies the printer?

    Try and make a copy of a red document and see if it prints ok.



    See if the Printers software has an option to do a head clean (should be in the maintenance/service section).

  • Fabio Jun 19, 2009

    Run the maintenance from the printer itself:


    1. Verify that inkjet paper is loaded in the paper tray.
    2. Press Menu.
    3. Select Maintenance, then press OK.
    4. Select Clean Printhead, then press OK. The On/Off light flashes green during the cleaning procedure.
    5. When the On/Off light glows a steady green, press OK.
    6. Select Print Demo Sheet, then press OK

    Try installing the latest firmware and drivers:
    http://www.kodak.com/global/mul/service/...

×

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Why can't my kodak all in one ESP 5 not print black all of a sudden? There is no color ink but 3/4 of black ink and it will not print this letter so there isnt any color needed anyway.


Remove print head. Now take vessel with 10-20 ml of ISO PROPYL ALCHOHOL ( medical spirit).dip the ink head for 15- 20 min..some old ink may come out..some clogged nozzle should be realesed..no issue keep it.
U may repeat again.dry it.don't used hot blower..just Clean it with tissues.
Also try to clean golden point on printed circuit with wiping eraser carefully on it.make it clean n shiny
God bless

Jul 16, 2014 | Kodak ESP 5 Printer

1 Answer

Kodak esp 3 printer will print but has lines through letterring o


Suggest you contact Kodak directly as it may need a replacement part

Jul 16, 2010 | Kodak ESP 3 Multifunction Printer/ Copier/...

2 Answers

Kodak esp 5 not printing properly and no yellow


Call Kodak @1800 421 6699 and get a new printhead free of cost.....Printhead has gone bad and it is the part in which we install the ink cartridges.It takes the ink out of the cartridges and spit the ink on the papers,...Cheers and Enjoy.

Dec 17, 2009 | Kodak ESP 5 Printer

2 Answers

Can not print on letter headed paper


probably itsa different size and this is the issue ..cause the actual paper does not have much to do with cause most printers work with all kinda paper *** long as it is the right dimension in format ...A4 in general ...
so ...print your logo on paper that will be detected...you can also make a trial first ...

Oct 07, 2009 | Kodak ESP 5 Printer

1 Answer

On/Off button red...letter


"P" flashing usually means No Paper or Load Paper. Check the Sensor. Make sure paper Sensor is not stuck in the Up position.

Sep 12, 2009 | Kodak ESP 3 Multifunction Printer/ Copier/...

1 Answer

HP Laserjet 4Mplus won't print doc & says: PC Load Letter


Pull down front cover and Put a sheet of paper in tray 1 assembly.

Feb 20, 2009 | HP LaserJet 4 plus Printer

1 Answer

When color printing, looks blurred, but not.


You need to align the cartriges. If you have the HP software installed on your machine, you can just open that and click on the align button. If not here is the link to download the software:

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/DriverDownload.jsp?&lang=en&cc=us&pnameOID=446154&taskId=135&prodTypeId=18972&prodSeriesId=446153&lang=en&cc=us

Just select your operating system and then download the North America/Western Europe full software solution under software. This should allow you to align your cartiges. Just follow the instructions when aligning. Hope this helps you out!

Nov 06, 2007 | HP Color LaserJet 2600n Printer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Kodak ESP 5 Printer Logo

585 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Kodak Office Equipment & Supplies Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18394 Answers

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

Cindy Wells

Level 3 Expert

5125 Answers

Are you a Kodak Office Equipment and Supply Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...