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HP 1220 C--ran out of yellow. Put in new cartridge. In fact tried two sets of new color and black 78 and 45 cartridges. Test prints look fine. But when I print an 8x10 photo--have tried eight or ten times. The first third or half looks mostly okay--a little weak, but by the end, all I see is green--hardly any black or red. Is this the printer? The cartridges? Suggestions?

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Hi! The problem will surely be on the printer head. It may have reached it's break point that when it performs a larger print outs it fails on the half. You can replace the head itself but I strongly suggest that you purchase a new one for optimum performance. Hope this helps and thank you for using FixYa!

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