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Light cyan ink didn't work on epson 1400

Funny thing, it's happend to me twice that a genuine light cyan cartridge was DOA(?). first time i just took it out and re put it in and it worked. second time couldn't get it to work that way. had to get a new cartridge. maybe they had a bad batch of light cyan inks or something.

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I just bought a epson 1400 printer that was working fine, I changed the black and light cyan ink and now it doesnt want to recognizing both inks.

Posted on Aug 05, 2009

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Get yourself a couple of sets of empty cartridges from cobraink.com.
It is so easy to fill your own from the removable rubber cap, on the top of the cartridge. Not to mention what you will be doing for the environment.
I have been using these for over a year and have saved a ton of money
This man also sells the ink that you will need. ALSO tell him to send them empty, otherwise he will automaticly send them full of "pigment "ink, because you want to use an ink dye
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Posted on Jul 31, 2009

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I actually had this happen to me at work...frustrating, right? The reason this happened in my situation was because my fingers touched the small green microchip on the ink cartridge. Never touch those! You cartridge still has ink, but will read as empty. Hope this helps. Also check your printer utility to make sure there aren't two or more ink cartridges that are empty.

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