Reseat ink cartridge MP190
Article ID: ART105349 | Date published: 05/11/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015
 

Description

Reseat the ink cartridge if an error appears on the LED or to improve print quailty.

Solution

Reseat Ink Cartridges

Reseat (remove / reinstall) the ink cartridges if an error appears.

Removing Ink Cartridges:

  1. After confirming that the printer is powered on, open the scanning unit (printer cover). The ink cartridge holder moves to the replacement position.


    *MP470 shown

  2. Press down on the semi-circular tab (circled area on <1> in diagram) to release the cartridge and then remove it.


    Note:

    Handle the ink cartridges carefully to avoid staining clothes and surrounding work area.





    *Optional cartridges PG-40 and CL-41 shown in examples

  3. Remove and replace each cartridge individually. Or, remove the second cartridge after the first has been removed.

    Note: Do not touch the gold electrical contacts or the print head nozzles after removing the protective tape.

Installing ink cartridges:

  1. After confirming that the printer is powered on, open the scanning unit (printer cover). The ink cartridge holder moves to the replacement position.

    Note:

    After confirming that the scanning unit support <1> is fixed into position, release your hands.





  2. Insert the ink cartridge into the ink cartridge holder.- Black: the left slot- Color: the right slot*

    *One black cartridge and one color cartridge must be installed in the machine in order for the printer to operate. It does not matter if the capacities (Standard or High) do not match.

  3. Push up on the front of the cartridge until it locks into place. (A click sound will be heard when the cartridge is locked in place.)



  4. Confirm that the ink cartridges are installed properly.




    <1> The ink cartridge is not installed properly.

    <2> The ink cartridge is installed properly.

  5. Fold the scanning unit support and close the scanning unit (printer cover).

  6. Wait until the preparatory operation is complete; it takes about one to two minutes.

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