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Mostly the printhead may have gone bad or the cyan cartridge is not good. If the old cyan cartridge has ink and still doesn`t print then it`s probably not the cartridges. I recommend you to reach out to HP phone support to explore that hardware service options for your printer.
The ink levels may be low and you may need to refill the ink. Visually check the ink levels. Also make sure you filled the tanks with the correct colors of ink. After you print, the colors in your printout need time to set as the ink dries.
If your machine`s cyan, magenta, or yellow toners run out, you can choose Mono in the printer driver to allow you to keep printing. You`ll be able to keep printing until the black toner runs out. When the black toner runs out, you won`t be able to print until you replace it.
When color ink is expended and black ink still remains, you can continue printing for a short time using only black ink. However, you should replace the expended ink cartridge(s) as soon as possible.
The print head nozzles may be clogged. Perform a nozzle check to see if the print head nozzles are clogged. Perform a nozzle check, and then clean the print head if any of the print head nozzles are clogged.
Hey, you can reset Epson ink cartridge without resetter! As shown above, you can reset Epson chips by pressing and holding the button above the chip with a bent paper clip for 10 seconds.
The quick answer is: Yes, you can (if you own a printer model that allows it) — but you shouldn`t keep printing with an empty cartridge for too long. Why? Because running on an empty cartridge for too long can cause your printhead to overheat resulting in irreversible printer damage.
The printer will not operate if a black ink cartridge is expended or any cartridge is removed. If a color cartridge is expended, you may be able to continue printing temporarily with black ink. It`s best to always have extra cartridges on hand.
This is because cyan ink absorbs red light and reflects green and blue—remember than green + blue light = cyan. If we want a printed surface to appear blue, we need both cyan ink (to absorb red), and magenta ink (to absorb green)—so the only additive color left to be reflected is blue.
Load plain paper or an envelope in your product. Access the print settings in your print application. Select Print Settings from the pop-up menu. Select Plain Paper/Bright White Paper or Envelope as the paper type setting.
STEP 1 Change Printer Preferences in Windows
Click start and navigate to the Printers and Devices. Right-click your printer and select printing preferences. Then, click on the Grayscale button in the advanced tab to enable black-and-white-only printing.
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Epson R200 Won't Print with New Cartidges
I have the Epson R200 printer. I have all new cartridges. Thought there was a paper jam but that was not the case. I cannot get it to print or show ink levels
My printer feeds through one piece of paper all the way and then a half piece of paper and stops. I pull out the paper to stop the paper jam and then it prints but sounds rough. After printing, it doesn't feed the paper all the way through.
And the first 2 sheets, the full and half sheet that go through first, are blank.
when printing front and back, the front will print well but the back will fade
It happens because second side voltage is much higher and the board breaks. Are you getting this issue in auto duplex only, or same error you are getting when you print second side manually?
HP LaserJet keeps on printing garbage characters
Solved. The same problem started with my HP LaserJet 4000 a few days ago. I tried unplugging, changing the print driver, re-installing the print driver, checking if print jobs were stuck and it was clear. Finally, I decided to go into the printer’s settings and reset the printer back to factory settings. It worked! That reset cleared out whatever the problem was and now it’s working perfectly. Wish I had thought of that sooner.
Print file sent but no printing occurs
Been working on these since they first were released. Never seen a problem like yours. If it happens again, try doing an engine test, as it bypasses the formatter board. The engine test is located at the right side of the manual tray opening. Look for a hole in the side wall. Stick something like a paper clip into it to actuate the test button. It will then print a lined test page. If it does that, then it points to the formatter board as the cause of your problem.
Prints blank pages, won't print from computer
Don’t know why you replaced the fuser, but assuming you had print before, then it must have been something you did during the procedure. Only thing I can suggest is to recheck your work. Just because you reinstalled a connector doesn’t mean that it is seated firmly enough to work. Any flat ribbon connectors that you removed and reinstalled, check to see that the contacts are all flat and not peeled back.
my printer prints only cyan and black
If it was printing OK before you refilled the cartridge and you cleaned the heads, then your only other option would be to replace the cartridge.
Pixma iP3000, Clogged Cyan print head?
I have had similar problem with an IP3600, but only since upgrading OS from WindowsXP to Windows7 a few weeks back, and only with the PG fat Black ink.