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Get a CISS for your printer. It will save you TONS of MONEY, never change a cartridge again and it will pay for itself in a month.

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Hp Photosmart C5180 I am unable to get Light magneta and magneta cartridge to work. There is ink in the cartridges. All other work fine. the self test page shows no solid color bars under these two. I have...

Greetings the easy cleaning in the back of the cartridges have a metal connectors should be clean and not be exposed for anything ben ink. Well to solve the problem of the magenta who spends a lot is that you get a new cartridge and inserting it as many times you buy to fill and the ink is so solid that nothing comes out of ink.

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if u r getting this issue, there are many causes that may lead to this problem
1. may be the ink from the cartridges are overflowing > take out the printer and check and clean the copper contact of the cartridges with lint free cloth and try printing
2. if the cartridge have been refilled > it will not work properly, u need to buy a new set of cartridges
3. may the encoder strip in the printer is not working fine > cunsult the technician and change the encoder strip
4. the alignment of the cartridges are not proper > go to the settings and do a force alignment

this will surely solve the problem, if not mail me

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I have just replaced my black toner cartridge but the print quality has not improved. Print is somewhat faded. I have taken the cartridge out and re-inserted a few times but see no improvement. What would...

It's a problem with the black developer.You have to call the service to solve this problem because you have to change the developer and make a FW Update.

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I cannot print right now the printer tells me that there is an error on the cartridge and refer to device documentattion troubleshoot

Read carefully this document from HP it will help you.
When the directions below ask you to remove the cartridges for a procedure, make sure to complete the procedure and reinstall the cartridges within 30 minutes. The ink in the cartridges can dry in the nozzles if the cartridge is outside of the printer for too long.
  1. Remove both cartridges (even if the message indicates only one cartridge). See your printer's manual or help files for specific information on removing and inserting cartridges. Most HP printers must be turned on to remove the cartridges.
  2. Unplug the printer.
  3. Inspect the cartridges:
    • If the cartridges are new, make sure the protective tape has been removed completely.
    • Make sure the cartridges are not damaged. If the copper-colored electrical strip is torn or punctured, the cartridge must be replaced.
    • Make sure the cartridges are compatible with the printer. See the manual for a list of compatible cartridges.
  4. Reinstall the cartridges.
    • Make sure each cartridge is in the correct slot.
    • Make sure the cartridge is snapped into place and the latch is closed.
    • Close the front cover and plug the printer back in.
  5. If the steps above have not solved the problem, follow the procedure below to wipe the cartridge contacts.
    1. Remove both cartridges. See your printer's manual or help files for specific information on removing and inserting cartridges. Most HP printers must be turned on to remove the cartridges..
    2. Unplug the printer.
    3. Wipe the copper-colored electrical contacts with a clean, dry, lint-free cotton cloth. WARNING: Be careful not to touch the nozzle area. The illustrations below show nozzle and contact locations for some representative cartridges. Figure 1: Cartridge nozzles and contacts c00059236.gif 1 - Nozzles 2 - Contacts Figure 2: Cartridge nozzles and contacts c00059237.gif 1 - Nozzles 2 - Contacts If your cartridge doesn't look exactly like one of the illustrations above, locate the contacts by looking for an area with a number of small copper squares. The illustration below shows some representative cartridge contacts. Figure 3: Cartridge contacts c00059238.jpg
    4. Reinstall the cartridges, close the front cover, and plug the printer back in.
  6. If the steps above do not fix the problem, follow the procedure below to clean the electrical contacts more thoroughly:
    1. Gather cleaning supplies:
      • Clean distilled water. Use bottled or filtered water if distilled water is not available.
      • Clean cotton swabs or any soft, lint-free material that will not stick to the cartridges (coffee filters work well).
    2. Remove both cartridges.
    3. Unplug the printer.
    4. Lightly moisten the lint-free cleaning material with clean water.
    5. Clean the cartridge contacts. Avoid touching the nozzles. Replace the cleaning material if it gets dirty.
    6. Using a new swab, clean the electrical contacts inside the printer, in the carriage. The illustrations below show contact locations for some representative carriages. If your carriage does not look like either of the pictures below, try to locate copper contacts inside of the printer that would touch the contacts on the cartridge when the cartridge is installed. Figure 4: Carriage contacts c00059239.gif Figure 5: Carriage contacts c00059240.gif
    7. Allow all the contacts to dry for at least five minutes, or dry them with a clean swab, then reinstall the cartridges.
    8. Close the front cover and plug the printer back in.
  7. If the steps above have not solved the problem, repeat them.
  8. If the error still occurs after repeating all the steps, replace the cartridges. If you have already replaced the cartridges once without solving the problem, click the link below to contact HP. The printer may need to be serviced.

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You don't have to replace them as a set unless there both empty. You could try resetting the printer by unplugging it, wait 30 seconds, replug it back in, and turn the power on.

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No problem you just need an EN-EL5 battery. Good choice in cameras I love my Nikon D200. Please rate me well!
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This error is toner not recognized
Follow the instructions for possible fix.

(1) Open the poly bag, and take out the Toner-cartridge.
(2) Remove the tape to the position like the figure.
(3) Hold the Toner-cartridge horizontally, so that the Lever-sensor may go up and down
(4) When it does not see the Lever-sensor like the figure, turn the gear in the direction of the
arrow, and it tries to see the Lever-sensor.
(5) Return the tape to former position.
(6) Put the Toner-cartridge vertically.
(7) Move Lever-sensor like the figure.
(8) Confirms the Lever-sensor is returned smoothly.
(9) Repeat (7) and (8), 3 times. The Toner-cartridge is wrong when the Lever-sensor does
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Do everyone a favor and go buy OEM cartridges, it will solve your problem.

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