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Does not print on paper but with new ink replaced

My unit used CISS before. i shifted to genuine ink.
all is okay on screen, but nothing is printed on paper.

any help, pls...

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  • Anonymous Mar 06, 2008

    printer will not print on paper

  • LauraOnAMac Mar 30, 2008

    I have the exact same problem. Can you replace the nozzles yourself?

  • mkrob Apr 10, 2008

    Epson C82 & C84 I have not used for 4-6 months. Neither printer will laydown any ink of any color on paper.



    Actions and observations as follows:



    The C82 diag showed no Black, Cyan Magenta & Yellow showed 3/4 full.

    Install new T0321 Epson Cartrige(black) and run all cleaning and head checks, ect. Printer will not laydown any ink of any color on paper.



    The C84 diag shows 1/2 black and Cyan Magenta & Yellow showed 3/4 full. run all cleaning and head checks. Printer will not laydown any ink of any color on paper.



    Not a smudge not a drop of ink to the paper!

    Anyone have a clue?



    Marc

  • Anonymous Apr 24, 2008

    i have the same F'ing problem.

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Proably is the nozzle in printhead clogged by dry ink because you dont use genuine ink from epson and i suggest a replacement of the head because it is almost impossible to clean it out

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