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Does anyone have a solution for bypassing the Epson error message? "cannot recognize ink cartridge". I have ordered lower-cost cartridges, and can't use them because of this.

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Hi Ali,

Please try the link below:

http://files.support.epson.com/htmldocs/pho22_/pho22_rf/ink_1.htm


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Posted on Aug 29, 2011

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ughhhh I'm having the same problem... STUPID MAGENTA

Posted on Oct 13, 2008

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SOURCE: epson stylus cx8400 cannot recognize ink cartridges

I had the same problem except it would not recognize any of the ink cartridges. I kept hitting the OK button over and over again with the same cartridges in place not removing them at all and it finally recognized them. Decided to go to maintenance on the printer to do a test, and it went right back to not recognizing the cartridges. So i pressed the OK button over and over again until it finally recognized all the cartridges again, but this time i did not try and go into the maintenance to do a test run. Plugged it up to the computer and it has been working ever since. So press the OK button until it recognizes the cartridges, and run no tests on it is what my solution was for the problem. Really is a pain but it works now.

Posted on Apr 06, 2009

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SOURCE: Epson DX8400 does not recognise ink cartridge

on the ink cartridges there should be a little gold chip on them if they dont have that then your printer will not recognise the ink my best bet for you is to buy cheep and reliable placement epson ink or you can buy these ink cartriges which have tubes which feed ink into these replacement cartridges and i have got one of these my self and i would recomend these to anyone

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SOURCE: My Epson NX 400 is giving me this error message:Error B88/69/68 C

Try to run the ink pad reset utility software.
Please log on to epson.com. The software runs on win xp and win vista.

Posted on May 03, 2009

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