Inkjet Printer Ink Cartridges
Tips to fix and prevent issues with Inkjet Printer Ink Cartridges
Printers are used for transferring documents, which are developed on a computer into hardcopy format. Different types of printers are available on the market. But, users prefer Inkjet printers because of the affordable price and also best print quality. These types of Inkjet printers use small drops of ink for creating an image on a plane sheet of paper. Based on the needs of users, there are many types of Inkjet printers. A Cartridge is a component which is replaceable and also contains the Ink that is spread on paper during printing. Each Ink Cartridge contains one or more than one Ink reservoirs. Some would also contain electronic contacts and chips which would communicate with the printer. There are a lot of problems associated with Ink Cartridge. This might be due to the clogging issue, expiry error issue and the refilling issues you could solve them easily.
Following are the tips to solve the Ink Cartridge issues:
- Solving clogged Ink Cartridge
- Solving expired Ink Cartridge problem
- Solving issues with refilling the Cartridges
Solving clogged Ink Cartridge
If your Ink Cartridge nozzles are clogged and you couldn’t print, you have to follow these steps. You need to rest the clogged nozzles in warm water. Allow them to soak until the dried Ink begins to flow from the nozzle. After a few minutes you have to take the nozzles out of water and then dry that with soft tissue. After that, you need to reinstall the printer Cartridge and run the print-head cleaning mechanism If this process work, repeat the same. If still it is not working, uninstall the Cartridge. Then place it on soft tissue with a rubbing alcohol in an upside down position. Let it sit like for the whole night. Reinstall the Cartridge and then run the print head cleaning mechanism.
Solving expired Ink Cartridge problem
Sometimes even if you are using the genuine Ink Cartridge in your Inkjet printer and is having necessary amount of Ink, you could see an error message that the Ink Cartridge is being expired. This is a common problem that is being seen nowadays. This could be solved easily. In that conditions turn your printer off. Then back it on. You need to set the clock of the system into date prior to the Cartridge expiry date. Then print something. Then set the computer’s clock forward to correct date and the printer would be able to still print.
Refilling Ink Cartridge is very messy process. You need to squeeze the Ink to tiny hole in the top of Cartridge. Accidently if it spills over, the Ink would come out of the bottom of Cartridge. It is difficult to wash Cartridge. So, try to be more cautious while refilling. If the refilled Ink get leaked, then the extra Ink would get to the printer head. This would print unwanted streaks into the paper. So, try to refill the Cartridge carefully and use the good quality Ink.
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