Cartridge Errors in HP Printer
What are the different cartridge errors that can occur in HP Printer?
A printer consists of ink cartridge or inkjet cartridge, which is a replaceable component of an inkjet printer that contains ink. This is spread on paper during printing. Each ink cartridge is designed to have more than one partitioned ink reservoirs. Sometimes you may face certain error message on your HP Printer. If so,then you have to correct the errors before continuing to print. If an error occurred with the printer, it shows an error message or it will show flashing light. It shows cartridge error, if the cartridge is empty or broken. You have to clean the HP print cartridges. You have to keep the Printer in a clean place to avoid dust.
Following are the various types of cartridge errors occurring in HP Printer:
- Cartridge failed
- Cartridge not compatible
- Cartridge missing or failed
If an error message shows that cartridge failed, then first of all make sure that the cartridges are installed correctly. If the printer is not turned on, press the 'Power' button to turn the printer on. Then you have to open the cartridge access door. Then the carriage moves to the center of the product. You have to make sure that the colored shape icon on each cartridge label matches the colored shape icon on the cartridge slot. If any of the cartridges are unseated, press down on the cartridge. Then, close the access door. Next, you can use your printer for printing.
Cartridge not compatible
If the error message mentions a specific cartridge as incompatible, then you have to replace the cartridge with a new, genuine HP cartridge. If the error message does not mention any specific cartridges, then you have to replace all the cartridges. For replacing the cartridges, you have to turn on the appliance by pressing the 'Power' button, if it is not already turned on. You have to wait until the product is idle and silent to open the cartridge access door. To release the old cartridge, you have to press the tab on the front of the cartridge and then remove it from the slot. You need to make sure that you replace it with a compatible one.
If the error message shows cartridge missing or failed, then first of all you have to turn the printer on. Then press down lightly on the end of the cartridge to release it. Then you need to slide the cartridge out. You have to check the copper-colored electrical contacts. But, do not attempt to remove the copper electrical strip. You have to make sure that all the clear nozzle protective tape has been removed. This problem might be due to dust, so it is important to keep your printer in a clean environment. You have to look at the number on the cartridge label and make sure that it is compatible with the product.
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