Epson Stylus Color 760

How to Identify and Fix Common Problems ?

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The Cause of Clogs

Printheads clog because nozzles get blocked by either air or ink. Clogs usually happen when: You keep printing with depleted ink cartridges. Using empty ink cartridges can result in air bubbles that can clog your cartridge and/or printhead.

You can fix the “Epson printer not printing black” ink issue by cleaning its printhead using the distilled water, and sponges. The printhead of the printer can also be cleaned by running a cleaning cycle on your printer.
Customizing print settings

Click Advanced, then click More Settings. The following dialog box appears. Choose Color or Black as the Color setting.

If you own a standard Epson home inkjet printer, it likely uses DURABrite cartridges. Epson Claria Photo HD cartridges contain mostly dye-based ink and are designed for amateur photo printing.
All cartridges must be installed with ink for printing and printer maintenance. For print quality, some ink remains in replaced cartridges. Designed for EPSON cartridges only: Other brands of ink supplies are not compatible and, if described as compatible, may not function properly or continuously.
Ink cartridges can dry out if they are sitting idle in your printer for an extended period of time. The best way to prevent an ink cartridge from drying out is by running a small print job every week, this keeps your cartridge primed.
Even if you select Black/Grayscale or Grayscale in the printer software, some color ink is still being used. Epson printers contain a permanent print head that needs to be charged with all colors to work. Even when you are printing black text only, a small amount of color ink is used to keep the print head charged.
Navigate to Window > Color > Color to bring up the Color panel if it is not already open. You will see colors measured in individual percentages of CMYK or RGB, depending on your document`s color mode.
At the Windows Manage your device screen, click Printer properties. Click Preferences. From the Color Mode dropdown, choose either Color or Black and White.
Perform a self-test on the Epson printer

Press the FEED button while simultaneously turning on the printer. The printer should print out the firmware version and communication settings. Press the FEED button again – the printer should print a sequence of letters, numbers, and symbols.

Using the control panel buttons

To turn on the printer, hold down the paper button and the power button . Release the power button first. When the nozzle check starts, release the paper button. The printer prints a nozzle check pattern.

Relevant Questions and Answers :

the most relevant questions and answers related to your specific issue

Need help for Epson Stylus color 3000 print head?
ANSWER : I need help changing the print head in my Epson 3000 – I have 2 printers – one will not stay in alignment and the other black ink is plugged and I have soaked it and cannot get it to budge.

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Epson Stylus Color 3000
ANSWER : Hi i’ve a problem with my espon 3000… i’ve didn’t use it for a while (maybe 3 years) and now i bought new compatible cartridge but the printer doesn’t print anything… maybe the printhead is blocked or anything else.. can you help me?

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Epson Color Stylus 740
ANSWER : Moe

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Epson Stylus Photo R230 – flashing red lights fix
ANSWER : REDLIGHT

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Epson Stylus Photo R230(2 red indicator blinking)
ANSWER : 2 red indicator blinking

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Epson Stylus Photo T60 paper jam
ANSWER : paper jam

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Epson Stylus PX810FW
ANSWER : You could have air in the tubing/print head.

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Epson Stylus C90 (Red Light Continuously Blinks)
ANSWER : It looks like General Error occurs. Check for foreign objects inside the printer which may block the movement of printhead carriage, paper feed, etc.

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