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Pf-2 says out of paper when l have cd it

Hello, thanks for all your good work, l am in ghana africa, and l have a microboards pf-2 printer, this printer has been working fine until l stopped using it for about a year, l want findout if there is an expire date on the inks,
if so is there like a system in the printer that detects it?

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Re: pf-2 says out of paper when l have cd it

Yes the inks have a 1 year span. The system in the printer reads a barcode on the ink cartridges. It is located on the far left of the machine as you are facing it. Lift the cover and you can see it.

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