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Hello I've installed new epson ink cartridges after tesco ones would not work. Now I get an error message saying printer not ready to print. What's going on?

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Epson printer CX9300 error B73 cannot recognise ink cartridge


A clone cartridge is a type of third-party ink cartridge that uses an identical chip to the original ink cartridge. People buy cloned cartridges to save money, since original cartridges are more expensive. However, sometimes the Epson printer does not recognize the cloned ink cartridge. After you install the cartridge, you might receive a message that says "An ink cartridge cannot be recognized." In this case, you will have to disable the Epson printer monitor.

Read more: How to Make an Epson Printer Recognize Clone Cartridges ' eHow.co.uk http://www.ehow.co.uk/how_6163069_make-printer-recognize-clone-cartridges.html#ixzz1YgKjqw42

Instructions
    • 1

      Install your cloned ink cartridge into the Epson printer.

    • 2

      Go to "Start > Control Panel" on your computer.

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      Double-click on "Printer."

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      Right-click on the icon of your Epson printer and choose "Printer Preferences" at the bottom of the dialog box.

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      Click on the tab entitled "Speed and Progress" and see the Epson printer monitor box.

    • 6

      Check off the box that says "Disable Epson Status Monitor" to turn off the ink monitor.

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      Click "Save" and close the windows. Your cloned ink cartridges should now work.

Epson may also display an error message if you refill the ink cartridges.




Mar 26, 2011 | Epson Stylus Multifunction Inkjet Printer/...

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Epson cx3200 printer has printing problem


Hello cockie ,

You can diagnose most problems by checking the control panel LED's for ink out, paper-out or copier problem.
If a problem occurs while you're printing, you'll see an error message in the progress window on your computer.
It may also be helpful to try running a printer nozzle check.

See the following message problems and solutions:

Error Message Probable Cause No color or black ink cartridge - - >
Press the Color Copy button to install a new ink cartridge.
The indicated cartridge is not installed or it is installed incorrectly. Color or black ink out - - >
Press the Color Copy button to begin replacing the ink cartridge.
The indicated cartridge is out of ink Ink cartridge error - - >
Press the Color Copy button to begin replacing the ink cartridge.
There is something wrong with the ink cartridge. Paper jam or misfeed - - >
Press the Color Copy button and clear the paper jam by hand if necessary.
Paper is jammed. Press the Color Copy button to clear the jam.
See the User's Guide for more troubleshooting tips.
Paper out - - >
Load paper in the sheet feeder and press the Color Copy button.
Paper is out. Load paper in the sheet feeder, then press the Color Copy button to continue printing. Scanner unit open - - >
Close the scanner unit.
Scanner cover open. Carefully lower the scanner cover and press it down until it clicks securely into place. Scanner error - - >
See your documentation and call Service if necessary.
Press the On button to turn off the EPSON CX3200. Check the transportation lock and unlock it, if necessary. Turn on your EPSON CX3200 again. If the error message still appears, contact your dealer or EPSON. Printer error - - >
See your documentation and call Service if necessary.
Press the On button to turn off the EPSON CX3200, then press it again to turn it back on. If the message still appears, contact your dealer or EPSON.

Mar 23, 2008 | Epson Stylus CX3200 All-In-One InkJet...

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Epson stylus DX4400, i put new blak ink into the printer but a tesco version that is compatible, but the blak ink wont print, i dont get any error messages about it, my computer is telling me everything is...


I would recommend that if you are purchasing compatible cartridges for the first time that you purchase a complete set. This is because the compatibles may not function combined with the original cartridges you received with your printer.


Some cartridges also need you to transfer the chip from the original cartridge.

Jan 28, 2011 | Epson Office Equipment & Supplies

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Printer error


Hi,

Here a few common problems that your Epson printer and ink cartridge can suffer from.

Improper Installation of Cartridges

A common Epson printer and ink cartridge problem! If you have changed the ink cartridges then you might just receive this error message. The message might state that the cartridge is not installed correctly in the printers. In such cases, re-install the cartridge in the correct manner. If the problem persists then it is advisable that you replace the cartridge as it might be defective. If you still get the same error message on installation of the replacement cartridge then its time that you clean the print head. You could do this yourself or could take it to a repair facility.

Printing Failure

Failure to print documents is yet another common problem with respect to Epson printers. The print heads of Epson printers are sensitive and this sensitiveness is the culprit behind such problems. If the print head is clogged or blocked you will have to unclog or unblock them. This can be done by using a special fluid that is available for just this purpose only. This fluid flushes the print head, and your printer is once again ready to print.

Communication Error

'Communication Problems' are yet another one of the common problems surrounding Epson printers. Once you give the print command you might be shown the message that there is a communication error between the printer and the computer. This means that there is the occurrence of a minor problem. One of the reasons for this problem could be the inappropriate selection of printers from the print options menu. Cable connections should also be checked. Another solution could be the re-installation of the driver of the printer.

Print Jobs that are Slow or Incomplete

These are problems that occur during an ongoing process. The printing might stop midway and then start again after some time. At times, the printing process will repeat itself several times and then finish printing the page. There are times when the page will finish printing, but you will find that it is an incomplete print. More often than not, this is not a printer related problem.

What might have happened is that the driver might have corrupted or a virus might have infected the computer; or a spyware might be affecting the working of the printing process. If such a problem occurs, the best solution would be to scan the computer for viruses and spyware. As can be seen these common Epson printers and Epson ink cartridge problems can be sorted out quite easily.



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Dec 04, 2010 | Epson Office Equipment & Supplies

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I have an epson cx8400 and i replaced the black ink cartridge but theres an error message saying that i need to replace other ink coartridges. I just want to print in black, how do i bypass the error...


hello

i have this link below that gives you allinformation about your Epson printer. specifically the manual , required for review to address the issue with the ink cartridge error.

Run a Printer Check A printer check will help you determine if the Epson Stylus CX8400 Series is operating properly. 1. Turn off the Epson Stylus CX8400 Series and your computer, if connected. 2. Disconnect any connected USB cables. 3. Load plain paper in the sheet feeder. 4. Press Setup. 5. Select Maintenance and press OK. 6. Select Nozzle Check and press OK. 7. Press cx7400_cx8400_ug.1.109.1.jpg Start. 8. The Epson Stylus CX8400 Series begins printing the nozzle check pattern. • If the page prints, your Epson Stylus CX8400 Series is operating. Your problem may be caused by your computer, cable, software, or setting selections. Check for additional solutions or re-install your software. If the pattern on the page has gaps, clean or align the print head. • If the page does not print, the Epson Stylus CX8400 Series may have a problem. Check for additional solutions. If they don't work, contact Epson.

general= http://www.epson.ca/cgi-bin/ceStore/support/supDetail.jsp?BV_UseBVCookie=yes&oid=90342


manual = http://files.support.epson.com/htmldocs/cx84__/cx84__ug/wwhelp/wwhimpl/js/html/wwhelp.htm

Nov 13, 2010 | Epson CX8400 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Replaced Epson printer cartridges with Tesco ones - they've worked before but error msg is saying Cannot recognize ink cartridges and I don't know how to override this. Epson RX520 printer with Tesco E272...


Took cartridges back to Tesco Customer Service desk - they didn't quibble even though I didn't have a receipt (Tesco is written all over the packaging and cartridges!) they offered me money back or a replacement. The lady behind the counter advised that her son tells her that there are just bad batches of cartridges and swapping them often sorts the problem. I took another pack and put them in the printer and Hey Presto - printer works just fine and dandy.

Feb 14, 2010 | Epson Office Equipment & Supplies

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Error message saying cannot recognise ink cartridges


hello

Double check to see if the cartridges that came with your machine are really the correct ones. And if they are then make sure they are snapped in securely as they must make a solid contact to read the cartridges. Also make sure the drivers and software are properly installed onto your computer.Also make sure that the tape that is usually on the cartridges to protect them in handling and shipping are removed before installation.

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Jul 13, 2009 | Epson Stylus NX400 InkJet Printer

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Hello! I don't use my Epson PictureMate as often


That is a problem with the Ink jet printers. Lack of use causes the cartridges/heads, etc. to dry up. You're only solution (I'm afraid) is to replace them.
TIP: If you're typically not using the printer for several days or even week(s) at a time, it never hurts to print a single (low coverage) page of colour every few days just to keep the ink flowing

Jul 10, 2009 | Epson PictureMate C11C623001 Photo Printer

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My Epson NX 400 is giving me this error message:Error B88/69/68 C


Try to run the ink pad reset utility software.
Please log on to epson.com. The software runs on win xp and win vista.

Mar 31, 2009 | Epson Stylus NX400 InkJet Printer

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