Changing color cartridge on my epson stylus color 980 printer.
If you need to replace an ink cartridge in your printer, please follow the
To confirm which ink cartridge requires replacement,
please use the printer's control panel (there is a black ink out indicator, as
well as a color ink out indicator ), or the Status Monitor in your computer.
Red light flashing - Low ink
Red light solid - Out of ink
Open the printer cover and press the INK (Cleaning) button for 3 seconds. The
print head moves to the center and the lights flash.
2. Lift up the ink
cartridge clamp. The cartridge rises up from its holder.
3. Remove the
cartridge and dispose of it carefully. If ink gets on your hands, wash them with
soap and water. If ink gets in your eyes, flush them immediately with water.
4. Unpack the new ink cartridge and remove the yellow tape. You must remove
the yellow tape from the top of the cartridge. Do not remove the clear seal
underneath the cartridge. Do not touch the green circuit board on the back of
the cartridge, or you may inhibit normal operation and printing.
5. Tilt the
new cartridge toward you slightly as you insert it. Lower the cartridge so that
the tabs rest on the hooks. Do not place the cartridge tabs under the hooks.
6. Press down firmly on the ink cartridge clamp until it snaps in place.
7. If you need to replace the other ink cartridge, repeat steps 2 through 6
before continuing with step 8 (to move printhead over to color (if black was
replaced first) press the cleaning button once).
8. Press the INK (Cleaning)
button once, and close the printer cover. The printer begins charging the ink
9. Wait until ink charging is finished (the power light
stops flashing and the red error light goes out).
May 11, 2009 |
Printers & Copiers