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Ink cartridge The error I'm getting reads: U150, The following ink tank cannot be recognized. (The magenta). I've been having this problem for awhile. I bought a new magenta cartridge and used it for a while. Then the messege came up again. I've restarted the printer, and took out and re-inserted the ink cartridge. Any other ideas?

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  • Mish63 May 19, 2008

    I'm having the same problem and it's driving me crazy. Can anyone out there help!!!

  • Anonymous May 21, 2008

    Having the same problem with the cyan, and the printer won't print anything.

  • jmastroff Sep 03, 2008

    Yep.

    Having the same 150 code problem.

    Cleaned the printer cartridge and the head. Also held the Stop/Reset for >10. Stil have the code.

    Help???

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The fault is on the chip. If you still have an empty cartridge (in your case magenta) swap the chips over and you should find it now works.

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Clean the contacts of the inkcartridge chip e.g. with spirit
or
Press the reset/stop-button for >10s to quit the error ... but be aware that the ink level will no longer shown correctly

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