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Prints wrong colour

When printing any colour which is supposed to be green is coming out blue. i have cleaned print heads and done anozzle check and they are ok.

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Hi rosier, your symptom is a tough one, can u hook me this Sunday 29.April 07 @ 10 am GMT for a live session. In the meantime try doing a printer or ink calibration.

Posted on Apr 25, 2007

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