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Epson PM240 Photo printer HAS WRONG COLORS

After replacing ink cartridge two times, it does not print correct colors. I had worked for two years pronting perfect pictures. The sat idle for 4 months and upon attempt to use, it said ink low and would not print. I purchased genuine TS846 ink and paper units. After installation, the colors were way off. It would print black as a brown color, green folage is blue. facial colors are close to normal. How does one "
clean the nozzels or the jets. I have moved and lost my operators manual.
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You should try to use a different cartridge to see if it is the cartridge or the printer itself.

Also, make sure that all of the colors are coming out of the cartridge. You can touch a moistened kleenex to the head to check this.

you should also try a deep clean.

1. Right-click the printer icon, and then select 'Properties'.

2. Click the 'Maintenance' tab, and then click 'Deep Cleaning'.

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3. Select 'All Colors', 'Black' or 'Color' for the print head to be cleaned.

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4. Read the message displayed, and then click 'OK'. The power lamp blinks and print head deep cleaning starts. (Do not perform any other operations until print head deep cleaning is complete. Print head deep cleaning takes about 1 minute.)


Please let me know how all of this goes and we can try further things if this is still a problem.

Thanks

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You may need to update the software runing the device, like the utility and the drivers for it., click on the link below to get the updates.

http://www.epson.com/cgi-bin/Store/support/supDetail.jsp?BV_UseBVCookie=yes&oid=72104&infoType=Downloads

once updated, you may want to run the cleaning utility of the printer and the Color Callibration (usually done on test prints)

hope this helps. good luck

Posted on Aug 03, 2008

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