Question about Brother MFC 6490CW InkJet Printer
Remove the black ink cartrige and rub the print head into a plain paper with rubbing alcohol until ink flows. If not rubbing alcohol, no problem. Just rub the printhead into a plain paper.
Then try to print again. I hope it helps you. Please post comments if you need more help. Regards
Posted on Apr 09, 2011
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: I changed the cartridge in
For the offline status have a look at this link,
for the faded ink or faded printing try cleaning procedure also you can set the printing contrast or brightness, you may also want to see if your cartridge is genuine, using fake or refilled inks causes faded prints, or even sometimes offline printers, By default, the Brother machine is designed to conserve ink. This will result in text documents appearing gray, dull, or faded instead of black. If you would like text to appear black, please complete the following steps: WINDOWS USERS:
1. Click START -> (SETTINGS) -> CONTROL PANEL -> PRINTERS (AND FAXES) or PRINTERS AND OTHER HARDWARE then VIEW INSTALLED PRINTERS
2. Right click on the Brother printer driver and left click on PRINTING PREFERENCES.
3. On the BASIC tab under QUALITY, choose FINE from the dropdown box.
Have a look over this manual here, this might help you more understanding the problem. http://www.brother-usa.com/ModelDocuments/Consumer/Users%20Manual/UM_MFC_5890CN_6490CW_EN_1775.PDF
Posted on Aug 18, 2010
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