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HI! ISNT RECOGNIZING THE BLACK INK AND IT WAS BEFORE WE PUT IN THE COLOURED INK.

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Main features.
SSC Service Utility allow you to do many amazing things with Your Epson printer :
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2) Reset or rewrite any chip using special addon device.
3) Freeze internal ink counters.
4) Reset internal ink counters even with empty cartridges.
5) Separate cleaning of color and black heads for all Epson inkjet printers, powerful cleaning mode.
6) Hot swapping of cartridges supported.
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