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How to change printer cartridge

How do I get the ink cartridge out to replace it? Where is the release button?

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If you have an English opeartion manual (User guide)- it's on page 37, but if you don't go to the address below and look at the Quick reference guide or the users guide, and search for "changing ink" http://www.epson.com/cgi-bin/Store/support/supDetail.jsp?BV_UseBVCookie=yes&infoType=Doc&oid=72303&prodoid=63059192

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HP c6180 Won't print magenta dark or light


Regarding your question about the HP 02 Light Magenta/Dark Magenta printing issue (lack of print output), are you observing the error message(s): "R6025M, R6031M" and/or "INK SYSTEM HAS FAILED" with your HP Photosmart C6180 printer? Based on your problem description, this could be poor connectivity between the ink cartridge and the printer's PRINTHEAD or the PRINTHEAD has reached END-OF-LIFE. Unfortunately this particular printer writing system is now ~13 years old, and depending on your print volume, the PRINTHEAD may have suffered permanent electrical degradation*

Check chip condition, pictured here on our Inkjet411 support site (2nd picture circled in red): http://inkjet411.com/?page_id=1372

However to be sure, you may want to get a new HP 02 (OEM) ink cartridge to completely rule the refilled cartridge out of the equation as cause of failure. Otherwise, proceed to our suggested diagnostic steps below.

If one of the steps cannot be performed please go to the next one. If you do not have one of the buttons go to the next suggested solution.


Solution One

A. NON KEYPAD PRINTER MODELS: http://inkjet411.com/?page_id=2377
1. Get the unit into the "Support Menu" by following the steps below:

A. - Press and hold the "left arrow" key.
B. - Press the "Setup" key and release both keys.
Display should say "Enter Special Key Combo"
C. - Press and release the "OK" button.

Display should say "Support" and display the FW rev (something like R0616R)

2. Press and release the right arrow button until the display says "System Configuration Menu".

3. Press and release the "OK" button.

4. Display should say "Hardware failure status". If not there already, Arrow Key over to "Hardware failure status",

5. Press and release the "OK" button.

6. Display should say "Hardware failure status: Clear. Press OK to clear".

7. Press and release the "OK" Button. Message changes to "Hardware failure status Cleared. Press Cancel to continue".

8. Press and release the "CANCEL" button as many times as necessary, so that, either the "Welcome to Photosmart Express" screen appears, or, the "Ink System Failure" screen appears. PLEASE DO NOT TRY TO PRINT AT THIS STAGE.

9. Using the Power Button, turn the unit OFF and unplug the power cable from back of the printer and wall outlet.

10. Wait 30 seconds for the power to get discharged and then plug the power cable into the wall outlet first and then into the back of the printer

11. Turn the unit on. The printer may display message "USE POWER BUTTON TO SHUTDOWN THE PRINTER" followed by "PRESS OK TO CONTINUE". Press OK. The Printer will start the "ONE TIME INK INITIALIZATION PROCESS". Allow this process to complete and do not interrupt. Once the initialization process is complete, the printer will print out a Diagnostic Page.

12. To verify printer functionality print a SELF TEST PAGE. If SELF TEST prints, then printer is ready for use or Software Installation.

13. Retest the printer.


B. KEYPAD EQUIPPED PRINTER MODELS: http://inkjet411.com/?page_id=2391

Steps:
1. Unplug the printer and wait 30 seconds for power to discharge.
2. Plug in the printer.
3. Hold the CANCEL and OK buttons simultaneously, and keep them depressed while you hit the ON button. This resets the printer.
Then
1.
A. - Press and hold the "*" key.
B. - Press the "#" key and release both keys.
Display should say "Enter Special Key Combo"
C. - Press and release in sequence the "1", "2" and "3" buttons.

Screen should say "support" R0631M

2. Press and release the right arrow button until the display says "System Configuration Menu".

3. Press and release the "OK" button.

4. Display should say "Hardware failure status". If not there already, Arrow Key over to "Hardware failure status",

5. Press and release the "OK" button.

6. Display should say "Hardware failure status: Clear. Press OK to clear".

7. Press and release the "OK" Button. Message changes to "Hardware failure status Cleared. Press Cancel to continue".

8. Press and release the "CANCEL" button as many times as necessary, so that, either the "Welcome to Photosmart Express" screen appears, or, the "Ink System Failure" screen appears.

9. Using the Power Button, turn the unit OFF and unplug the power cable from back of the printer and wall outlet.

10. Wait 30 seconds for the power to get discharged and then plug the power cable into the wall outlet first and then into the back of the printer

11. Turn the unit on. The printer may display message "USE POWER BUTTON TO XXXXX" followed by "PRESS OK TO CONTINUE". Press OK. The Printer will start the "ONE TIME INK INITIALIZATION PROCESS". Allow this process to complete and do not interrupt. Once the initialization process is complete, the printer will print out a Diagnostic Page.

12. Retest the printer.


Solution Two

(1) Open the printer and wait for the carriage to slide over
(2) Remove the ink cartridges from the print head.
(3) Use cotton swabs dipped in hot water to thoroughly clean the print head and each ink cartridge.
(4) Repeat this until there is no ink residue coming off on the cotton swab.
(5) Once finished, allow to dry and replace the cartridges
(6) Try to print something now


Solution Three

If both solutions ones and two fail it means your waste ink absorber is full and needs to be replaced. The absorber is a small sponge like pad inside the machine underneath the ink cartridge cradle. It sits underneath the cradle when the cradle is all the way to the right inside the machine. To fix this problem the pad needs to be replaced - see video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=km3szjM49ZQ


Solution Four

If all the other solutions fail it means the permanent PRINTHEAD inside the machine has likely failed; unfortunately the PRINTHEAD is not replaceable in this printer model*

*The HP 02 ink series printer models have an electronic PRINTHEAD within the base of the carriage assembly (responsible for pulling ink from the 6 ink cartridges and then firing the ink droplets onto the paper) - the HP 02 PRINTHEAD typically has a maximum life of approximately 40,000 pages (~15,000 page average). Unfortunately, the permanent PRINTHEAD is not replaceable. http://inkjet411.com/?page_id=2054

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CAUTION: Be advised, the use of HP 02 compatible/clone cartridges (i.e. sold thru the internet from overseas) are known to be problematic and may cause printer errors and/or permanent PRINTHEAD damage due to incompatible ink formulations. We do NOT suggest refilling these types of ink cartridges.....refilling of HP 02 or HP 02XL original/genuine ink cartridges is only suggested!

HP 02/02XL Ink Refilling Services & Additional Cautions:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGA692TUWTc
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If, after performing the suggested procedures above, you still have not reached resolution please let us know. For any additional questions please contact us directly: Inkjet411help@gmail.com

If you need to purchase a new ink cartridge(s), we suggest you try a remanufactured ink cartridge from http://www.inkplicity.com/ as their ink cartridges typically have the lowest cost in the USA and have a high reliability rating.

-Thank you
Inkjet411 Team Member

Aug 19, 2014 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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My canon ip1980 appears error 5100 on my display i will replace my data strip but the problem still occurs. What should i do. Tnx


This problem is between waste ink absober full and ink cartridge.
Firstly your need to reset waste ink absober full.
Follow this step to reset waste ink absober full.

1> download iptool to reset waste ink absober full
Download here ----> Service tool 1
Service tool 2

After ypur download finish
> turn off your printer power switch
> open your printer cartridge door
> press and hold on/off button (never release)
> turn on printer power switch
> push your printer cartridge door switch with pen or anything can press that door swith.
> then release on/off button
> close open door
> then press on/off button 1 more
now your printer is in normal mode( no orange led blinking)
Then you can use ip service tool to permanent reset waste ink absober full.
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IF after reset your waste ink absober full, problems still apppear error5100
> change your ink cartridge with the working cartridge

usually error e5100 due tow problems above

Hope this guide can help fix your problems

Extra download
Fixwasteinkabsoberflow



Jun 23, 2010 | Canon PIXMA iP1800 InkJet Photo Printer

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I changed the ink cartridges printed properly once now no black. printer says ink is full but fuzzy and no black?


Here are the steps.

1.Please verify that the ink cartridges are intact and securely inserted into the printhead.

a.Lift the printer access door, then remove the ink cartridges from the printhead

b.Verify that the label on the ink cartridges is intact, and the cartridges are not damaged.

c.Insert the ink cartridges into the printhead, then press down firmly until you hear them click into position.

2.Clean the printhead.

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b. Click on the Help (?) button.
c. Click on the Maintenance option.
Click on the Clean Printhead option


3.Print Demo Page.

Press Photo and Copy buttons at the same time for 2-3 seconds or until the printer starts printing then release the buttons.

If issue persists,the printhead on your printer require replacement. Call 1.800.421.6699

Thanks.

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Epson sx 205, can't change the cartridge


With the power on and the lid up, click on the red stop (left panel). You will notice the cartridges move to the left and then they come back and stop halfway. Afterwards you should be able to slide the cartridges manually with your hand to the larger area on the right where you could do the cartridge change. Once you've moved it to that area just the lift the cover where the arrow is.

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How do i change the ink cartridge on my epson cx6400?


I am assuming that you already have a replacement ink cartridge.
  • Make sure the printer is on.
  • If the LCD screen says that your ink cartridge is empty than
you can simply press the Color button (the button looks sorta like a diamond with a line in the middle of it).
  • If you wanna change the ink cartridge but the printer does not say that it is empty then
press the setup button, then press the top left button until Replace ink is displayed. Finally, press the Color button.

  • Lift up the scanner section
  • Wait for ink cartridge holder to move to replacement position then open its cover.
  • Identify which cartridge you want to replace. Press in the tab to release the cartridge, then lift straight out.
  • Before unwrapping the new cartridge, shake it gently four times. Then remove from wrapper.
  • Lower new cartridge into holder, press down firmly until clicks.
  • Close cartridge cover
  • Carefully lower the scanner section and press it down until it clicks
These instructions were found in http://files.support.epson.com/pdf/cx64__/cx64__pg.pdf on pg 12.

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Change printer ink


Turn on the printer.
lower th epirnter's output tray, pull out the extension, and open the cover.
press and release the ink button.
if your ink lights is on or flashing, the printer head moves to the left, and the cartridge that need to be replaced stops under the ink out mark.
open the cartridge cover
Pinch the back tab of the empty cartridge as your left it out of the printer.
shake the ink cartridge 4 to 5 times while it is still in the package.
unwarp the new ink cartridge and lower it into the holder. Push down gently until the cartridge is firmly seated.
repeal the procedure if more than one ink cartridge is out.
close the cartridge cover.
close the printer cover and press the ink button.
The green power light flashes and the printer makes noise. charge takes about a minutes. When it's finished, the green power light stops flashing and stay on, and the red ink light should go out.

Oct 10, 2008 | Epson Stylus C66 Photo InkJet Printer

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Ink cartridge changed but computer will not recognize it has ink


Please try the following in an attempt to resolve this issue:

1. Make sure the unit is turned on, and not printing. The POWER light should be on, but not flashing.

2. Lower the OUTPUT tray, and lift the scanner portion to access the ink cartridges.

3. Press and release the INK button.

4. Open the CARTRIDGE COVER. Pinch the front and back tabs of the first cartridge, and remove it from the printer.

5. Place it back into the holder. Push it down gently into the holder, until the cartridge clicks into place.

6. Repeat steps 4-5 for each cartridge. Close the CARTRIDGE COVER once all of the necessary ink cartridges are re-seated.

7. Carefully lower the scanner, until it clicks into place

8. Press and release the INK button.

The ON light flashes and the printer makes noise. Charging takes about 30 seconds. When it's finished, the ON light stops flashing and stays on steady.

CAUTION: Never turn off the printer while the ON light is flashing, unless the printer hasn't moved or made noise for more than 5 minutes.

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Epson Stylus Photo R320 InkJet Printer


Here is how to get the ink cartridges to move to the changing position on the R320.

1. Press the paper jam/ink button on the printer control panel.
2. A menu comes up. 1st item is ink cartridge replacement. Press
OK button.
3. Another menu with ink cartridge replacement. Press OK button.
4. Thats it, ink cartridges move to the changing position. Change your cartridge as you normally would and follow prompts on screen to finish process.

Hope this helps.

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Changing the ink cartridge in Epson Stylus CX4200


1. Make sure the unit is turned on, and not printing. The POWER light should be on, but not flashing.

2. Lower the OUTPUT tray, and lift the scanner portion to access the ink cartridges.

3. Press and release the INK button. The print heads will move to the left, and the cartridge that needs to be replaced will stop directly beneath the OUT OF INK symbol. Make a note of which cartridge requires replacement.

4. Press and release the INK button again. If more than one ink cartridge is empty, the next cartridge will move under the OUT OF INK symbol. If no other cartridges are out of ink, the print heads will now move to the REPLACEMENT POSITION.

5. Open the CARTRIDGE COVER. Pinch the front and back tabs of the empty cartridge as you lift it out of the unit. Dispose of this cartridge.

6. Before you remove the new cartridge from its package, shake it four or five times.

7. Remove the new cartridge from its package, and lower it into the cartridge holder. Push down gently until the cartridge clicks into place.

8. Repeat steps 5-7 for each cartridge that you need to replace. Close the CARTRIDGE COVER once all of the necessary ink cartridges are replaced.

9. Carefully lower the scanner, until it clicks into place

10. Press and release the INK button.

The ON light flashes and the printer makes noise. Charging takes about 30 seconds. When it's finished, the ON light stops flashing and stays on steady.
Caution: Never turn off the EPSON Stylus printer while the ON light is flashing, unless the Stylus printer hasn't moved or made noise for more than 5 minutes.

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