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I'm on my 3rd Black and 2nd Color cartridge from Inksell.Com. And my printer doesn't print worth a hoot. The first time I substituted inksel for HP they worked like a charm (that is, like the originals) But now it seems like the ink isn't flowing. The only thing that prints like it is supposed to is when I click "Clean printheads"
I don't know if it is the ink (I'm sure HP would say it is.), but that's the only thing I have done differently. Maybe the printer just isn't up to it any more. The cartridges are practically new so I know it isn't a low-ink situation. It seems to be in the mechanism after the cartridge. I guess that would be the print heads.
Has anyone had any problems with "cheap ink"? Better yet, has anyone solved any problems like the one I am describing?
It's a $500.00 printer/fax/copier/scanner and up to now, I have had absolutely no problems. It's about 3 years old. I really don't want to think about replacing it.
I use an Epson Stylus Photo RX 500. I tried using the no-name cartridges once. Didn't care for the print quality, especially when printing photos. Colors ran, and the black looked more like dark grey. Tried 3 different types of photo paper, with no change in the results. Went back to Epson inks. For me, the quality difference was worth the extra costs.
Edited by tg1911, 28 February 2006 - 09:08 PM.
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Well, shucks, golly. I need to learn how to read. My printer kept telling me to replace the print head and I kept replacing the cartridge. I didn't even know the print heads were replaceable by the user. I feel like a dumb-A. Thanks, anyway y'all.