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Why it cannot detect magenta cartridge for a Brother MFC-625DW

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SOURCE: magenta clogged

OK: Lets give you a hand and an advice, if you dont mind:

the advice:
brother uses DYE-ink for C/Y/M which contains an amount of glycerol and some cleaning fluids:
I guess you run 100ml ink boxes (so you might do a math operation ;-) for your amount needed)
Use 25 ml of glycerol (85%- glycerin alc from drugstore) and mix it with 75ml of dye ink very well.
Use 5ml glcerol and 95ml of ink for BK. This has to be shaken very well, because BK ink contains of diffrent chemiclas than Y/M/C.

Now the hand:

Make sure the CIS is placed well in place at printer side (and some how secured).
press menu then start bk-copy then fourtimes arrow-up quickly after another. machine will turn to maintenance mode (light will flash).
press 7 -6 -4 and then start bk-copy.
Machine will initialize the "carts", refresh ink in tubes and ph and delete all air which might be within the ink system (this could be the reason why you cant print mag!). It runs an extra power cleaning, too.
When finished, press 7 -6 -3 then start bk copy to do a power purge.
When finished press 9 then 9 to leave the maintenance mode. machine comes up in normal state.
Do run a test print and check all squares.

If you cant see any mag the ph is definitly clogged and needs replacemnet (brother ph techniques cant be cleaned by fluids or outside the system! So dont waist your money on cleaning carts which wont work!)

Posted on Apr 04, 2009

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SOURCE: Brother MFC 5460CN No cartridge error

The tape method worked for me on my 1960C. I put duct tape over the window in the front. If there's a place you can see ink, cover it up.

Posted on Nov 18, 2009

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Replace the printhead !

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SOURCE: have a MFC-240C used INNOJET compatible

Brother Genuine Cartirdges????
ALL…. Epson & Brother Requires Genuine Epson Cartridges. !!!!!!!!
That sounds like your problem.

In Purchasing Epson's CX 5400, CX4600, & CX7400 and more, I found out that Epson does not like Generic Printer Cartridges. I also Purchased a Brother. That also does not like Generic Print Cartridges. Color that should be Yellow, will turn out Green, Blue Brown, etc. These printers have a CHIP that will detect if it is Generic or Genuine. When they see it’s Generic Cartridges, it will print lines thru the words, stripes across the picture and also do a mix match with the colors. It also will not let you print anything, if only one of the cartridges is empty.

I wanted to print only Black, and would not let me, because I did not have any ink in one of my cyan cartridges. Go figure.

That's what these Companies do., so they can keep selling the ink cartridges. Some Printers, are able to use Generic, and some are refillable. Some you can refill them up yourself and I heard, quite MESSY.

So I learned, thru trial and error, that you must use the ORIGINAL Genuine Cartridges for these PRINTERS. Some people say some models work fine compatible, but not mine.......


I had to replace the printer, but Epson, Lexmark & Brothers are always on sale. My Brother & Epson cost me $50.00 with Rebate. .

This is the only advice I can give you. If you find this helpful, pls rate me.

Thanks and Good Luck :0)

Posted on Feb 05, 2010

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SOURCE: Just replaced ink cartridges on my Brother MFC

Hi there you can refill Brother cartidges, like other printers it will not have it sorry.

This is the only way you can trick it.

There are only a few steps you need to do to reset a Brother printer ink cartridge and once you do it, you will be up and printing in no time. There are actually two things that a Brother printer uses to detect ink and you can manipulate one or the other.
Instructions
Things You'll Need: · Black electrical tape, masking tape or duct tape
1. Step 1
Identify the printer If your printer uses memory, you can tell which printer you have by looking at where the cartridge goes in, if you see two "eyes" and a part of the cartridge goes in between them, follow Step 3. Otherwise, continue with Step 2.
2. Step 2
Clear the memory by taking the cartridge out and unplugging the unit for 30 seconds. Then, plug it back in and put back in the cartridge. You may need to do this five times, as the memory holds the last five cartridges.
3. Step 3
If the Brother printer has "eyes" where the cartridge goes, you will need to block in between them with a piece of tape so that it thinks the cartridge is always full. Simply put a piece of tape on the piece of the cartridge that goes in between the eyes to block the path of the infrared beam

Please come back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one so I will keep on helping.
All The Best: Pineworks

Posted on Mar 04, 2010

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