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You will need to re-seat the cartridge. Take it out and put it back in; if it still cannot be recognized, it is possible that you either purchased the wrong cartridge for your printer or that the cartridge is simply broken. Try a completely new cartridge if necessary.
Posted on Mar 28, 2011
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
There are only a few steps you need to do to reset a Brother printer ink cartridge and once you do it, you will be up and printing in no time. There are actually two things that a Brother printer uses to detect ink and you can manipulate one or the other.
Things You'll Need: · Black electrical tape, masking tape or duct tape
1. Step 1
Identify the printer If your printer uses memory, you can tell which printer you have by looking at where the cartridge goes in, if you see two "eyes" and a part of the cartridge goes in between them, follow Step 3. Otherwise, continue with Step 2.
2. Step 2
Clear the memory by taking the cartridge out and unplugging the unit for 30 seconds. Then, plug it back in and put back in the cartridge. You may need to do this five times, as the memory holds the last five cartridges.
3. Step 3
If the Brother printer has "eyes" where the cartridge goes, you will need to block in between them with a piece of tape so that it thinks the cartridge is always full. Simply put a piece of tape on the piece of the cartridge that goes in between the eyes to block the path of the infrared beam
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Posted on Mar 03, 2010
Try wiping the copper contacts on the new cartridge with a dustfree cloth dampened with some alcohol. Dry thoroughly before reinstalling.
Posted on May 05, 2009
SOURCE: printer won't accept cartridge
i sure u buy wrong cartridge for your MP450...if u want higher quality, u should buy CL-51 cartridge for colour and CL-50 for black..
fyi, CL-52 can only suitable for IP6210D / IP6220D printer. u can see yourself at this link :
hope this help... ; )
Posted on May 26, 2009
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