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Cartridges how do i know when empty and how do i select black print or colour print

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Thanks
but i came across the installation disc and installed it ok
but thanks anyway
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Printing made some bold character line missing
so reffil it
select black and colur in your computer printer settings options

Posted on Feb 29, 2008

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SOURCE: Brother 210C One colour cartridge empty, want to print a black and white fax

Worked big time on my MFC420CN. Thanks abunch. Kept me from having run up to computer store until another time.

Posted on Mar 01, 2008

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Hi Manavoc,

I will explain you the cause for it.

It prints in yellow first and then override with black for better quality. This is the reason your color ink gets empty.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/genericDocument?docname=c00308490&cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en&jumpid=reg_R1002_USEN

Have a great day!

Posted on Mar 25, 2008

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I 've bought already 2 Magenta Cartiages but it always says X on it. whats the problem. Office Max don't replace it any more.

Posted on Oct 11, 2008

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SOURCE: won't print with one empty colour cartridge

hi you need replace empty cartridge atherise you can`t print, most epson`s printer works like that.

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Posted on Oct 28, 2008

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SOURCE: Print WITHOUT colour cartridge

You can't print without replacing color cartridge. I'm furious about this. But the color cartridge is needed to help cool the heads when printing. What a rip off. I never had that problem with my HP.

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SOURCE: black cartridge emptied half way

Routine maintenance and keeping full ink tanks will prevent this problem, however if you have the problem you can resolve it by doing the following:
1. Clean your ip3000 print head using denatured alcohol solvent which can be purchased from most hardware stores. If unavailable, use 91% Alcohol (isopropyl alcohol (first aid antiseptic) which is available for less than a dollar at most walmart pharmacy departments.

*Warning: You may want to usea pair of latex exam gloves as this is a messy process and can stain your fingers.

Supplies needed:
Isopropyl Alcohol or denatured alcohol
paper towels
latex gloves
sink, bowls and or basin
can of compressed air
very small screw driver
tablespoon or baby bulb type syringe
warm water
Patience

1. Lift print head from printer. It pulls out easily because it is held in with the same down lever that holds the cartridge in place.
2. Put two layers of paper towels in the bottom of a dish to protect sensitive sprayer heads.
3.Put enough solvent in dish to cover the screens on which the cartridges sit when in use.
4. Take the two small screws out that hold the white ceramic piece
5. Gently, pry the ceramic piece back and away , to reveal the underside (No need to pull away the glued points on the sides.)
6. Gently, move head up and down to slosh solvent aeound it the best as you can. Use a table spoon or syringe to pour solvent over all orifices in the print head, turning it upside down and then back a few times.
7. Use canned air with a plastic straw to blow into and through all orifices, slternately sloshing/swishing and pouring solvent over head (be carefull not to touch any of the holes, screens, or sprayer heads with anything)
8. Empty dirty solvent from bowl and replace with paper towels and clean solvent. Soak for approx 10 minutes. Rinse again with clean solvent poured directly on all parts, letting solvent overrun and fall into dish or basin.
9. Gently shake the solvent off the head, take it outside and spray with compressed air into all orifices to clear out and help evaporate any remaining solvent. Let sit on clean paper towel for approx 20 minutes. (There may be a little ink bleeding out of the head, but once it dries completely it does not present any problems.
10. Reinstall head, cartridges and it will print like a new printer.

SUGGESTION: For many years of problem free printing, keep a double set of ink cartridges, one set full at all times. Whenever a cartridge runs out of ink, replace it IMMEDIATELY,with a new one or a refilled one. This gives the print head no chance to dry out and create clogged heads. Routine maintenance of cleaning the heads every 24 months does wonders for keeping your ip3000 in new condition.

Happy Printing .

Posted on Feb 07, 2010

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