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Replacing cartridges I wish to remove my non-epson cartridges and replace them with epson ones. They are not finished. How do I do this please?

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  • joka44 Aug 14, 2008

    Thanks. Am not at home at the moment so will examine the printer closely when I return.

    I note what you say about non-epson cartridges but I am getting terrible colours especially redish face hues.

    Never had theses problems with epson cartridges.

    Have tried nozzle cleaning but perhaps soemthing else is wrong

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I believe if you just open the cover to get at the ink, and press the ink button - possibly several times, depending on your printer - the ink carrier should move to where you can remove the cartridge.  Then, you switch the cartridges.  And restart the printer.

I am not sure if this will work (it depends on your printer) and the way to check if it works is by checking the ink levels.  If they read the same as before you made the switch, it did not work and you need to use your printer's control panel to make the switch.  There should be a button under one of the tabs which reads "Change cartridges before empty" or some such language. That will give you step-by-step instructions.

Personally, I have seen no difference between the Epson and generic brand cartridges, so if I were you, I would run the non-epson cartridges dry in normal use and exchange them as you go along.

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