Refilling instructions for laserjet 1100 cartridge
I have just brought a refill ink for my hp laserjet 1100 cartridge.
problem is that i don't know how to open the cartridge so that i can pour in the ink- please need pointers on how to.
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You need to specify what brand is your printer.But the procedure is as simple as dirty. Make sure you have a cloth or paper to handle the messy part :). Requirements: 1. Printer-Ink 2. Syringe with thin needle3. Piece of cloth I will write how to refill HP cartridge, because I don't know your model.Ususally Hp cartridges have colored or black spot ont white sticker.Under this spot there is a tiny hole. This hole is designed to be used for refilling. You need to pierce the spot with the needle and start the refilling process.Make sure that there are no bubbles in the syringe and start filling slowly the cartridge. Do not hurry! Don't fill the cartridge to its full capacity. If your cartridge is 20ml fill only 15 or 16ml.After you finish set aside the cartridge for 30 minutes so that the ink settle. This is it!Good luck!
1.Purchase a refill kit for your model of printer. It is important to purchase a refill kit designed for your specific model, since generic refill kits do not work well with HP printers. There are a number of places to buy these kits, but you must make sure you get the right kit for your printer model
2.Take the toner out of the printer and clean it carefully. Over time toner cartridges will accumulate paper dust, dried toner and other debris, and all of this must be cleaned away before the cartridge is refilled.
3.Flip the cover out of the way to expose the developer roller, then use a soft clean cloth to clean the roller. It is important to clean this roller before refilling the cartridge.
4.Make a small hole in the toner cartridge, using the instructions provided in the refill kit. It is important to follow the refill kit instructions carefully, since the toner refill process will vary from model to model.
5.Place the replacement toner in the hopper, then carefully pour it into the HP cartridge. Be careful not to spill any of the toner, and if you do spill the toner be sure to clean it up promptly. Reseal the hole you made after the cartridge has been refilled.
6.Sit the refilled HP cartridge on a clean flat surface and let it remain there for 20-30 minutes. Pick up the cartridge and make sure no toner has leaked out. If you do see any leaks you will need to reseal the hole you made again.
7.Pick up the cartridge and make sure no toner has leaked out. If you do see any leaks you will need to reseal the hole you made again.
This printer takes the HP 940 cartridge. I own a Cartridge World ink refilling store and we cannot refill these cartridges yet. There is a chip on the cartridge that estimates the ink levels and shuts off the cartridge when it thinks it is empty. Any refills you find are either violating patent law with replacement chips or they are telling you to take the chip off your old cartridge and put it on the new one. This second scenario is a rip off because once the chip says the cartridge is empty, no matter how much ink is left, it will refuse to print.
Refilling cartridges on _quality_ printers is not a wise solution. The makers of printers like Hewlett Packard spend thousands of dollars to formulate an ink to match the print head and printer. Then you buy a cheapo version of non-descript ink and refill their cartridge to save money and complain about the result. Buy a new HP cartridge, clean the nozzles, print a test sheet and post the results please.
HP #74 Cartridge Refill Instructions Black cartridge
1. Put the cartridge on some paper towels in an area where you can tolerate a spill.
2. Peal off the top label.
3. Fill the syringe with 20ml. of black ink.
4. Very S-L-O-W-L-Y inject ink into any hole (they all go to the same sponge, HP just used the same color mold for the black ink cartridges).
5. When finished, replace the top label or leave it off (it will make no difference in the printing).
6. Replace the cartridge and run 1 - 3 cleaning cycles as per printer instructions. Or print the following pages: http://www.refillinstructions.com/black.htm for Black
For best results, leave cartridge in printer for 8 hours after refilling so the ink can saturate the entire sponge. A Refill Kit should include Ink plus the following: One 30cc Syringe