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Ink cartridge lights blinking

Error message # 83 the following ink has run out of photo magenta (8)
However, when I look at the cartridge, it is full. What can I do to remedy this?
Also, these errors, but I see I should be able to remedy by filling cartridges:
1) Blinking red light for Photo Cyan (empty)  -    Will go refill 
2) Red light warning for Magenta (1/4 full)    -     Will go refill
3) Red light warning for Cyan (1/3 full)    -          Will go refill

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Re: ink cartridge lights blinking

That is happening because you have "smart" chips on your cartridges, so even though you know there is still some ink left in the tank, if the chip says stop, the printer will stop printing. There is a way to bypass that and that is by using a re-setter. You can either buy one or ask to re-set your cartridge in a refill shop.
You can also try holding the "resume" button (triangle in circle for about 10 seconds for each cartridge, sometimes doing that resets the cartridges.
Do not refill the magenta and cyan cartridges if they are not empty, you'll just be wasting your money. Better use it to buy a re-setter ;)
Hope that will help!

Posted on Apr 14, 2010

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