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regiment

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« on: February 21, 2020, 11:17:57 am »

  changed cartridge on my epson xp 442 printer  prints are now green  instead of proper colour  ok before
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Re: printer
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2020, 11:35:01 am »

Don't shoot the messenger but have you got the correct in cartridge in each slot?
If yes then try a clean cycle.
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Re: printer
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2020, 11:35:12 am »

Check the printer cartridge colours are in the same sequence left to right as this pic and fully seated "clicked" into position



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Re: printer
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2020, 12:55:35 pm »

  changed cartridge on my epson xp 442 printer  prints are now green  instead of proper colour  ok before
Did you use Epsom originals or compatibles \ cheap refills? If compats \ cheap refills, you could have a faulty one. In any event, you'll probably be best buying some flushing cartridges if the printhead has become contaminated with the wrong colours as just replacing the cartridges might still lead to a green tinge remaining.
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Re: printer
« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2020, 02:53:15 pm »

Print a couple of words in the biggest font in bold with huge letters in all 4 colours , black, yellow, magenta and cyan(or use the colour that you know is partially blocked). Print this on normal paper but in best photo mode. This will clean and purge the heads. The other advantage is that the ink is not ending up on the soak pad in the printer. I normally use this method for the colour that needs unblocking and safes me going through a full cleaning cycle.
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Re: printer
« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2020, 03:55:43 pm »

Have you tried the usual print check pattern, clean print head stuff etc in your printer control box?


That's the first things I do on my canon printers, but they never really faulter.  It's always been a pilot error.  I couldn't comment on Epson set-up because I don't like their printers.


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Re: printer
« Reply #6 on: February 21, 2020, 05:44:55 pm »

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Re: printer
« Reply #7 on: February 25, 2020, 10:45:44 am »

thanks to all who replyd ink cart was blocked
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