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HP PSC1210 won't print black

Copier prints decent color but on black setting paper goes through and comes out blank. Light is not blinking.
I drilled hole in top of cartridge and added some ink (less than a tablespoonful--all I had on hand). This, and cleaning the contacts made no difference.

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  • Richardvmt Apr 25, 2008

    Well, since that time I solved the problem. I came across an identical cartridge from a different printer, installed it and no more problem. I since did a little research and learned the cartridges are not just inkwells but they have electrical technology built into them, so it is not just a question if they have ink. They can also break down. I would try cleaning it and failing that, a new cartridge.

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I do have the same problem, and mine started at the same time. Wonder what the problem is.

Maybe it was a system update or something?

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