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Factory reset EPSON EXPRESSION PHOTO XP-750

Is there any way to make a factory reset to EPSON EXPRESSION PHOTO XP-750? The problem is that the printheads are really not aligned, and there is no way to align them. The print quality is well but ...
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Brother MFC-J6510DW-No normal Black printing

Frustratingly my printing in Normal plain paper black does not work. It will print on inkjet or matt setting BUT just would not print in normal print paper setting. I tried cleaning using iso-propyl ...
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Why do printers (e.g. Epson R3000) need to switch between black inks instead of using them in parallel?

The Epson R3000 has cartridges for both Photo Black and Matte Black. Both cartridges are physically in the printer at the same time, but if you want to switch from using one to the other, you need to ...
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HP Printer Thinks its jammed, when its not

I have a strange problem with my HP F2480 printer. The printer always thinks it is jammed. It starts completley normally, and when it gets halfway down the page all the light start flashing, which is ...
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Why does my Canon inkjet printer require two black cartridges?

I am curious why my Canon printer, an MG6320 (but I have also seen this on MG5320 and MG5220), requires me to use two black ink cartridges, one labeled BK and the other labeled PGBK. When I do a ...
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Controlling your printer with .ps files

I am trying to construct a laser cutter and I have chosen the motor mechanism from an old inkjet printer to be my X axis. I have also been wondering if I can control it via .ps scripts. Is it ...
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Colour mix in nozzle check

I have an Epson Stylus Photo RX640 all in one printer. Never mind the fact that I've had many problems with it since the very beginning. I had it be replaced twice before I got at least a workable ...
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How to factory reset an EPSON Stylus Photo 1290 printer?

How do I do factory reset on an EPSON Stylus Photo 1290 printer? The printer is refusing to work. It seems to be in some error state. I've tried re-installing drivers etc, but the printer itself ...
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Kodak esp 5020 new cartridge not printing [duplicate]

Just installed new cartridges neither will print anything tried cleaning the print heads multiple times with no results and copying a b+w/color page multiple times then stuck my finger on them they ...
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How to tell if an inkjet printer can print on shrink plastic films?

How should I know if an inkjet printer can print on shrink plastic films? Although printers do mention their acceptable thickness/weight, but Unfortunately shrink plastic suppliers doesn't say much ...
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Where I can found driver for HP3940 Printer

I have HP Printer 3940 and given driver doesn't support windows 7 and windows 8. please help me where i can get driver for my printer. Thanks
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HP F370 - All lights are on & stable, printer not responding

My printer HP F370 isn't working. When I power it on, all the lights namely Power, Error (Paper & ...
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does an inkjet printer size a pdf differently than a laser printer?

I developed a script to generate a sized PDF template for customers to download. On my laser printer it prints to size. But my customer just printed it on a inkjet, and it's smaller by about 1/4". I ...
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Why does my printer take so long to turn on? [closed]

I've noticed over my ~20 year history in computing that (certainly home-market) printers are getting slower and slower to turn on as technology 'progresses' - by which I mean that they take longer and ...
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Does my printheads need cleaning / changing?

I've just put new ink in my old printer that wasn't printing well. This didn't solve the problem. I'm thinking I may have to clean or change the printheads but I'm not sure this will solve the ...
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Different model number ink [closed]

Can i use a different model number ink cartridge in my hp all in one? The cartridges appear to be identical in appearance and size, just different model numbers.
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How to disable ink management when printing duplex

I own a brother MFC-J6910DW printer. when printing one-sided pages, the colors are great (dark and saturated), but when printing duplex, the colors look faint (specially black, it looks grey-ish and ...
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HP All-in-one inkjet printer doesn't print well

I'm trying to fix a problem with an HP All-in-one inkjet printer. It might look like the ink should be replaced, but a new ink cartridge doesn't make a difference. The ink levels of the old cartridge ...
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How can I alter the region lock on a Canon printer?

I have a Canon Pixma MP560 and some new, genuine cartridges from Best Buy. When I install them, the ink cartridge lights light up, as if the printer recognised them, but when I close the printer lid, ...
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Lexmark 7170 printer keeps complaining about left cartridge incorrect.

Lexmark 7170 printer keeps complaining about left cartridge incorrect I was using a new 34 cartridge when this happened. I changed to a new 32 cartridge and it keeps complaining. Is my printer dead. ...
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Does an All-in-One printer need to be connected to a PC to photocopy?

I need to buy an All-in-One Printer just for photo-copying some documents. Since my dad gonna use it and he doesn't know much about computers, all I want to know is if the printer needs to be ...
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“Clean unable 46” message on Brother DCP 145c printer

The LCD screen on my Brother DCP 145c printer shows a message clean unable 46 I changed cartridges and the printer does not respond on pressing the buttons. What shall I do?
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Occasional printing with inkjet [closed]

I am looking for an inkjet that will allow occasional printing without having problems with the printer heads clogging. I do most of my printing with my laser jet but keep a multifuction printer for ...
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Canon MP980 prints wrong colors

My Canon MP980 printer recently started printing color incorrectly. At first, all colors were pinkish. I changed the color inks as some said this might fix it. Now green prints as a grayish color, ...
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Will the Canon Pixma MX882 Wireless Multifunction Printer allow you to keep printing once one ink cartridge has run out?

My wife's Epson Workforce 600 has died, and I'm thinking of replacing it with a Canon Pixma MX882 printer/scanner/copier/fax. One of the most annoying things about the Epson is that once it has ...
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Inkjet printer: fixed head vs disposable head

I know that a fixed head inkjet printer Is more precise Doesn't require calibration Replaced only when faulty While a disposable head inkjet printer Has a cheaper replacement cost But I don't ...
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Does printer ink evaporate with time?

I have an HP Photosmart C6300. I bought brand new colour cartridges half year ago and have not used the printer since then. Yesterday when I tried to print something, the ink levels were about 20% ...
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My printer does not print light magenta. (Canon MP220 - CL-38)

I have a Canon MP 220, with new cartridges. Prints fine everything, but it won't print light magenta. I cleaned it and deep cleaned it many times. I have no idea what could be the problem. Cartridge ...
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Can a Canon MX870 printer be made to work with Windows 98SE?

My client's workplace, which is chock full of legacy equipment and software, recently purchased a Canon MX870. Up until now they've been using it for faxes and for printing from the lone piece of ...
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Laser printer without harmful emissions?

Laser printers, generally speaking, have a higher print quality and lower operating costs than inkjet printers. I've hesitated to replace the inkjet in my office because I'm concerned about harmful ...
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I have some printing problems. I get some black stains all over my pages. Help?

This a scanned page printed by me: I refill the cartridges myself with a syringe, but I've never had this problem after 3-4 test pages. It usually goes away and prints fine. This time it just ...
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Is removing a cartridge from an inkjet printer for longer safe for the printer?

If you remove a cartridge from an inkjet printer for longer, cartridge nozzles will dry out so you'll need to clean them in some way or buy new cartridge. Is there something that can happen to the ...
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Could an epson TX220 printer “break” for letting empty cartridges for a lot of time?

I remember having some old printer that stopped working well after I didn't change an empty cartridge for a long time. Could this happen on an Epson TX220? I have one with empty cartridges since like ...
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What's the difference between 48-bit depth and 24-bit depth in a printer?

What's the difference between 48-bit depth and 24-bit depth in a printer? I'm about to purchase a printer but there is a little difference between two possible candidates. One has 48 bit depth, ...
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Can inkjet printers print envelopes?

I occasionally need to print about a hundred envelopes (a couple of times per year). I have a laser printer which bends the envelopes as it prints them, rendering them almost unusable, and an inkjet ...
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Best way to save ink in inkjet printer when rarely used?

I have a semi-nice printer that I use occasionally (say once every 1-4 weeks), with times where I won't touch it for a while then one day print a bunch of pictures or just documents. The use though ...
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Color Printer: Laser vs Inkjet

I am about to buy a color printer. I had a B&W Laserjet printer in the past but since then I've used Inkjets for decades. I need a printer that can deliver high quality as these photo Inkjet ...
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Fixing striped printing from inkjet printer

My Canon IP3000 printer recently started having problems with the black ink. Anything printed in black comes out striped, alternating between dark and light. An example is below. I've tried the ...
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Why is my HP photosmart D6160 printer is not printing black?

My HP photosmart D6160 printer is not printing black, all I get is a blank page! Colour prints are fine which is strange is I would have thought it would need black to create the colour mixes. I have ...
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How to revive an inkjet printer — partially clogged/dried up?

How can I fix an inkjet printer where one of the colors isn't printing well anymore? My Canon PIXMA iP3000 has served me well for a few years, and I print color and B&W material on a regular ...