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Color problem in Epson Stylus Pro 4800

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i am facing problem in Epson Stylus Pro 4800, when ever i send print red color comes yellow, color level of all cartridges are equal accept light magenta which is lil bit less, kindly help me in this subject our printer is almost 4 month old, thanks

Sheher yar

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    Colors are never correct, no matter how many times calibrated, settings and profiles checked, ink changed, heads cleaned...

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I've had similar color management problems.  I've lacked consistent color management from day one with this printer.  I use standard Epson ICC profiles for paper /printer combinations.  In setup I select the specific paper type (mostly Epson Premium Luster paper.  SP4800 PLPP PK 288.icc profile. I use Print with Preview, Color Handling "No Color Management".  Under Print Setup I select Premium Luster Photo Paper. Under Printer Color Management I select Off (No color management).
Prints with these settings are so far off from the colors in the preview image the only thing they are good for is the shredder.  I I've gone through several hundred dollars trying to get consistent color management.
I also use an Eye One Greytag Mcbeth color management tool for both monitor, and for some papers, custom profiling.  Nothing seems to improve.  
I did talk with a consultant and was advised to do a good head cleaning (which was done) and also use Disk Utility to repair permissions (also done) but still no improvement. My consultant from a reputable Pro Photo source advised me that I was not alone and that he ad numerous users who were experiencing similar color management problems.  This vendor no longer carries Epson because of  these continuing problems. Try the head cleaning and repairing permissions.  As for me, I've been struggling twith these problems for over a year.  I'm looing at trading in my Epson 4800 for an HP Z3100. This is probably overkill for my needs as it is 24 inch capacity but i like that it has an Euye One photo sensitometer built into the print heads.  I'll be going to the vendor and testing this unit later this week.  


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You can have problem whit the black ink. Try to print black text. And see it its real black a a green one.
If the text, print in black green it you have problem whit the black cartridge. If so change the cartridge.

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