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Ink cartridge cannot be recongnized Epson Stylux

I have replaced a genuine ink cartridge and still having this prolem, all the fixing and cleaning with fiddling seems to be of no help.any solutions to fix this will be appreciated

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Try restarting your computer along with the printer.

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Re: C84 I'm using generic ink, but the red
By mclamemo on Nov 12, 2009 re: C84 I'm using generic ink, but the red doesn't work at all. I've done all the printer cleaning programs and swabbed inside the printer with alcohol, and re-inserted the cartridge multiple times. it still doesn't print at all.

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I have learned from experience, that Epson does not like generic ink. You must use Epson Genuine Cartridges. Hopefully, you haven't screwed up the printer, like I did. I did try cleaning the heads and doing everything possible. Use 2 cartridges of ech set, for cleaning, cleaning, cleaning. ......But Nothing.
Had to go out and purchase a new printer.;
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" Thank you. Called Epson also and they didn't say it as directly, but advised real Epson ink too. Hope I didn't kill the printer! Generic ink for sale " - mclamemo

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The reality is that yours is an all too common story, the problem is with the type of ink. Your printhead in your printer is a very sensitive little peice of electronics and they tend to react badly to the wrong type of ink. I know that the fool who sold you the ink assured you that it will work as well as the genuine article, (I have heard all this before on many many occasions), but the fact is that the ink inside the genuine epson cartridge is covered by an international patent and cannot be used by anyone other than epson.
To cut a long story short, the non genuine inks are diluted in order to pass through the print head. As a result they tend to also dry very quickly and tend to destroy the head. The best solution I can offer you is to go out and buy a genuine cartridge and hope that it fixes the print head. You will have to install it and try to clean the head.
There are some methods you can use to try to speed up the process, but get your replacement cartridge first and try to do a head clean first. This will hopefully fix your problem.

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Cannot recognize ink cartridges


If you are using non genuine Epson carts, then you need to change the carts to genuine ones (full set I'm affraid)

Once you have replaced the carts you should find the error goes away. The problem arises somehow from non genuine carts when one (or more) is inserted that has not been "reset" properly by the refiller. This causes a cascading error through the ink monitoring system and ends up with all your inks going empty one after the other. I've seen this on several models of Epson printer.

The alternative is that the printer has fault on the main board. try the carts first it's the cheapest option. If the nmachine is in warranty, get Epson out to it.

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