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A few all in one 962 problems

Error message says "right cartridge missing"? Also will not scan

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Do a thorough clean, to assist printer to read cartridges. Try turning the unit off and wait, then on again to rest itself.

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I LOADED NEW CARTRIDGES AND RAN THE ALINGMENT, EVERYTHING SEEMED FINE hOWEVER, WHEN I WENT TO PRINT IT WAS NOT PRINTING CORRECTLY MISSING LARGE PLACES, ETC. THEN IT READ ERROR MESSAGE 1203.


I found if you cover a copper contact on the color cartridge the error clears and the cartridge works. looking from the contact side for the color cartridhe 2nd row contact 2 from the left. . I believe that is a shorted cartridge. If you bought it New I would get it replaced. I use a SMALL square piece of Scotch tape.

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Sep 06, 2011 | Dell 962 Photo All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Scanner not working, but printer does print


Can you copy a document, when you put it under the glass? B&W and color?

If so, then it is a driver issue. Try reinstalling the printer by following the instructions located at...

962 All-In-One Inkjet Printer owners thread (W7)

If not, then...

Unplug the printer from the wall. Noe remove the power brick from the printer for 60 seconds. This will reset any error message the printer is getting. Plug the printer back in.

Turn on the printer. Open up the printer and take out the black cartridge and reseat it. Do the same for the color cartridge. Now close the printer and it will print an alignment page. Any error messages?

If you still get the error message, then it's possible that the sensor in the Dell Series 5 ink cartridge is bad. If this is a new Dell Series 5 ink cartridge, then take it back to the place of purchase for a replacement or refund.

black = black side(left) color = color side(right)

photo cartridge = black side(left color = color side(right)

Dell Series 5 ink cartridges have a sensor in them that cannot be reset. Article on refilling Dell ink cartridges.

Dell Series 5 ink cartridges can be purchased at Staples, Walmart or Dell's Website.

It's possible to pirchase a Dell Series 5 ink cartridge with a bad sensor. Please take it back to the place of purchase for a replacement.



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Jun 01, 2010 | Dell 962 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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What is error #2200


The 2200 error message indicates a scanner stall or jam. The steps below will help you to resolve the issue and clear the error message.

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1 Power off the All-In-One (AIO) and remove the power supply from the back of the unit. Wait 30 seconds. Then reinsert the power supply and power the AIO on.

Did the error message return?

Yes: Continue to step 2.

No: Attempt a test scan. If the error message does not reappear, the error is resolved.


2 Power off the AIO and remove the power supply from the back of the unit. Open the scanner cover. Check the scanner glass for cracks and the scanner casing for cracks. Close the scanner lid. Open the top cover of the AIO. Using the carrier belt, move the cartridge carrier to the middle of the unit. Remove both cartridges, close the top cover, reinsert the power supply, and power the AIO on.

Did the error message return?

Yes: contact Dell.
No: Continue to step 3.


3 Power off the AIO and remove the power supply from the back of the unit. Open the top cover of the AIO. Using the carrier belt, move the cartridge carrier to the middle of the unit. Insert the color cartridge, close the top cover, reinsert the power supply, and power on the AIO.

Did the error message return?

Yes: Repeat step 3 with another color cartridge. If the printer fails again, continue to step 4.

No: Repeat step 3 and install the black/photo cartridge. If both cartridges are installed, attempt a test scan. If the error message does not reappear, the error is resolved.


4 Power off the AIO and remove the power supply from the back of the unit. Open the top cover of the AIO. Using the carrier belt, move the cartridge carrier to the middle of the unit. Remove the color cartridge and insert the black/photo cartridge. Then close the top cover, reinsert the power supply, and power the AIO on.

Did the error message return?

Yes: Repeat step 4 with another black/photo cartridge. If the printer fails again, contact Dell.

No: Install the color cartridge. If the printer fails, contact Dell. If the error message does not appear with both cartridges installed, attempt a test scan. If the error message does not reappear, the error is resolved.

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Reset the ink memory level after replacing cartridge


To get your printer to recognize the new cartridge; go to start - printer and faxes -right click on printer - preferences (printing preferences) -settings -load factory settings. Print test page Ctrl+P

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Apr 30, 2009 | Dell 962 Photo All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Dell All In One 962 Printer


Make sure that the contacts where you plug in the cartridge are clean. Also if you haven't yet done so, try another of the same cartridge.

Mar 09, 2009 | Dell 962 Photo All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Dell 962 showing message "right cartridge incorrect"


Make sure the contacts on the cartridge and in the printer are clean. Also, try a new cartridge to see whether or not you have a defective one.

Feb 21, 2009 | Dell 962 Photo All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Dell AIO 962 printer faulty


Hi,
The error you are referring to could be related to either the cartridge or the printer, so please perform the steps below to check if the issue lies in the printer or the cartridge.
Power on the printer and open the top cove, the cartridges will align in the middle of the printer, remove both the cartridges form their slots and interchange them, yes put the Black cartridge in the Blue slot and the Color cartridge in the Black slot, then close the top cover of the printer and power off the printer and restart it, at this point of time check if the error message is changed or not if the error message is not changed and till showing the same as “Right cartridge is incorrect” then you can try to update the printer firmware form the Dell support site, here is how you can do it.
  1. Go to www.support.dell.com.
  2. Click on Drivers & Downloads.
  3. Under Option 2: Select a Product as printers.
  4. Locate the printer(s) 962 printer and click Go.
  5. Select an Operating System that is installed in your computer then choose downloads and look for Firmware.
  6. Download and install the firmware, then restart the computer and the printer, however please make sure that you do not restart your computer and the printer when the download and the installation is in progress.
If the issue is still not fixed after you upgraded the firmware then I believe that you will have to replace it. However if the error message changes to Left cartridge incorrect after you have interchanged the cartridges earlier then try these steps below.
  1. Remove the color cartridge and clean the metal contacts of the cartridge with a dry cloth thoroughly please make sure that you are using a soft dry cloth to clean the metal contacts of the cartridge.
  2. Make sure that the cartridge holder snap which sits on the top of the cartridge is fixed firmly.
  3. Make sure that you are using a Dell branded cartridge and it is not a refilled one cause Dell printers often give error message when you use a refilled cartridge or a cartridge of some other brand.
  4. If the issue is still not resolved replace the color cartridge.

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Malik Khan

Jan 08, 2008 | Dell 962 Photo All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Just found this partial fix: "Try removing the color cartridge and try printing with the color cartridge out. If it gives you a message that the cartridge is missing, it will still allow you to print by clicking "continue". And from there, it will allow you to print black. I think it really is a problem with your color cartridge." From searching the net, this seems to be a major problem with no solution from Dell!

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