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The display on my printer has stopped working, can I still change an ink cartridge without it?

The display has recently stopped working, but printer is working but I need to change an ink cartridge, can I still do this without it? What could be wrong with display and is it fixable?

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You should be able to change cartridges. It may be hard to determine what is wrong with the display but look for loose connectors on the back of the display, the controller board, etc.

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SOURCE: remove ink cartridge

I found that the proper way to do it only worked when the ink light was flashing red. Then when I pressed the stop button it moved across and stopped beneath the marker to show which cartridge needed changing. The I pressed the stop button again and it moved to a place where I could change it.
This happened despite the fact that the pictures I was printing blatently showed that I needed to replace my ink, it wasn't until I had printed the liney pictures a few times that the printer decided the ink level was low enough to turn the flashing light on and let me change it.

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

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SOURCE: EPSON DX7400 ALL IN ONE PRINTER INK CHANGE

ok just done it - i always have to look it up too!

find the default printer from your control panel
click right click and pick properties

then hit printing preferences

then click tab marked maintenance
and follow the ink cartridge replacement instruction

printer leads you through no probs - hope this helps

Posted on Apr 25, 2009

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SOURCE: Ink cartridges not working in epson sx100 all in one printer

hi.make sure there is no tape or dirt on cartridge chip contacts.if still no joy trying iserting one cartridge at a time then installing.say insert black then will say others carts missing red blue yellow.keep going till they are installed.sometimes helps.make sure the carts have lastest chips installed version 5 or higher if compatable cart.should not be a problem if bought from epson.eg t711 etc will fit but must be new carts with new chip otherwise may not accept.i belive the sx100 has something like t811 or something.this may be the new chip.otherwise may just be a faulty chip on the cart.you can get refillable carts or ciss system on ebay you put in your own ink.they are brillant.cart chips reset when low ink.hope this may help.

Posted on Jun 07, 2009

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SOURCE: I changed the black ink cartridge and now not working

Did you remove the plastic sticker over the print head of the cartridge?

Are you using a refilled cartridge? Most cartridges have a sensor that tells the printer how much ink is left. When companies refill them they do not replace the sensor, so a completely full cartridge will still tell the printer that it is empty.

Posted on Jul 01, 2009

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SOURCE: I have no way of changing the ink cartridge in my printer.

Hi, the information you need is here:

http://support.epson-europe.com/onlineguides/en/sc46/index.htm

Just click on the replacing ink cartridges on the left hand side, follow the instructions and pictures there.

Posted on Jan 13, 2010

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2. Hold down power button
3. Reconnect the power cable
4. With the power button still down, press twice the "Cancel/Stop" red button
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7. Press the down arrow (next to the "OK" button) until it says "Shipping Mode 1"
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7. Press the "OK" button.
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