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Epson CX5400 Hi. I have changed all the cartridges in this printer but the black cartridge gives me a message (Black ink cartridge error) if I remove the black cartridge it then tell me (no black ink cartridge) I replace the black cartridge and try the monitor software programme which tells me it cannot recognize the cartridge, this is not an Epson cartridge it?s a replacement from rubberfrog, which on the box it says 100% tested for Cx5400 plus others models. Do you know of a way round this or is it time for a new printer. Thanks for your help and time Regards Phillip.

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Nothing wrong with the printer. The rubbish cartridge you bought and replace it with one that works. Approx 30% of most compatible/refilled cartridges DO NOT WORK.

Not only that but they WILL block your print head nozzles eventually. Ever wonder why Epson do NOT make any flushing cartridges but almost every compatible "maker" does??

99% sure the cart is at fault. return it to where you bought it and get a swap.

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I just like to ask to where specifically you can see the red light. It will help us determine what cause the red light. To give you heads up as well, the Printer's LCD screen can help us determine what exactly the offline condition of the CX3200 is:


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