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R300 does not print new colours

i just changed two colors and they don't print at all! i did 10 times cleaning aso but still.
please can anyone help me.
thank you.

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  • donald ducky Jan 14, 2008

    thank you so much but i don't think it is the solution since i use my printer everyday.

    any other thought?
    thank you in advance.

  • donald ducky Jan 15, 2008


    thanks again, but the cartridges came from a pack of 6. i used some already and they were ok. the monitor show all cartridges full.
    someone advised to reinstall the driver...
    in the meantime i use my old 1290.
    thank you anyway for your help.
    best regards.

  • elsee May 16, 2008

    I changed 4 of the cartridges in my Epson R300 and he now the printer is showing that they are full but the colours are not printing. The only one printing is yellow --the only cartridge that I didn't have to change. I've done nozzle checks and head cleanings--no success.

  • Specialeyes Dec 22, 2008

    Same thing has just happened to me. I use my R300 all the time,never had any problems. LC and Y were low so replaced them with Epson cartridges. Now these colours will not print at all. Done 3 head cleans and nozzle checks but nothing. Any solutions?



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Could be a clogged nozzle for those colours. You can get special cleaning cartridges that contain a mild solvent that should be able to disolve the dried up ink to get things flowing again.

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  • nshaw Jan 14, 2008

    In that case, could be dud cartridges. Are you using Epson or compaitbles? Not all cartridges are created equal ;) Does the status monitor show the new cartridges are being full?

  • nshaw Jan 15, 2008

    Best of luck getting to the bottom of it :) Give us an update when you work it out... Never know when it may happen again to someone.



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