Question about Epson Stylus C46 InkJet Printer
My black ink needs changing but when i press the red flashy button to get the catridges to move across, they come but then go back to their starting point again so unable to change cartridge. Its about 2 years old. Any help please, thanks a lot.
Hold both red and green buttons down together and cartridge will stop to allow black to be changed
Posted on Oct 21, 2007
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The 'maintenance required' problem with Epson printers has absolutely nothing to do with which cartridges you are using, it is a built in page counter in your printer firmware, which has a different maximum amount for each Epson model. Don't listen to old wives tales and heresay, we are the experts and it's an Epson scam to cause a lot of people to pay for maintenance or throw their printers away.
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Posted on Jul 15, 2008
Install SSC service utility from inkjetprinterhelp.us It works on loads of Epson machines. It's free and works a treat.
Posted on Oct 22, 2007
You should go to the setting.
Go setting for the printer on the computer (it is at the menu of Start button) and go to the properties of the printer, click on printing reference and maintenance and replace cartridge. It will show you what to do with the printer.
Posted on Oct 15, 2007
WHEN THE RED COLOUR LED STILL. THEN IF U PRESS THE PAPER BUTTON MEANS IT WILL COME TO CATRIDGE REPLACE MENT POSTION OTHER U HAVE TO DO WITH SOFTWARE.
Posted on Apr 09, 2007
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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