Be careful: refusing the automatic control of the ink level, you will need to monitor your device. In certain cases, disabling this option increases the risk that you will burn out the printhead, if you did not correct the situation.
As a rule, the principle of the action when disconnecting is as follows: read emerging reports that the device is low on ink. On the body of the printer press and hold for 10 seconds to activate the application with a triangle and a flashing indicator. The control system of the ink level will be disabled for a specific ink (one of which you got an alert).
For some cartridges will have a different method: Open the "control Panel" via "start menu" in category "Printers and other hardware" select the icon "Printers and faxes". Click with the right mouse button on the name of your printer and select the context menu item "Properties". On the Ports tab remove the marker from the field "Enable bidirectional support". Click on the "Apply" button and close the window.
Also for certain models of printers there is utility to reset the ink counter (for example, IPTool). Install and run the utility, turn on the printer, select your model. Click on the Reset button (reset) for black and color ink group Ink Level (ink level) set the value to "100".
To the ink in the printer spent less, adjust the eco mode. To do this, open the properties window for your printer as described in the third step, and go to the General tab. Click on the "print setup" and additionally opened window open the tab "Paper/Quality". In the "print Quality" and select it with the dropdown list the desired value or select the marker field EconomMode to turn on the eco mode. Apply the new settings.
Advice 2 : How to refill the ink cartridge yourself
If you print a lot on a printer, then perhaps a lot of money spent on ink cartridges. Meanwhile, inkjet printers are still very popular now because not necessarily every time when it runs out of paint, buy a new cartridge. You can just buy ink and refill their cartridge at home. In addition, the bottle of ink lasts a long time.
You will need
- inkjet cartridge;
- ink cartridge refills;
- syringe 5 ml.
Note that actions, which will be described relate to the refueling that is the printer cartridges, but if you have a device three-in-one (printer, scanner, Fax), it is likely that this method of refilling cartridges you will not do.
First you need to buy ink for the printer. You need to buy it for your model. If you want to fill a color cartridge, you will need a few bottles of colored ink, depending on the type of cartridge. For example, the color cartridges Canon printers IP series are filled with three colours (blue, yellow, red). You will also need regular medical syringe (preferably 5 ml) and needle to it.
Turn on the printer. After switching on wait for about ten seconds. Next, open the printer cover. After that, the carriage with the print head needs to travel to the center. Now remove the desired cartridge from the printhead. On top of the cartridge must be plugged. It should be removed. Detach it from the cartridge with a sharp object such as knife.
Now you need to make a hole on top of the cartridge, opposite the printhead, which is at the bottom of the cartridge. Warm at the fire of an ordinary sewing needle, but not too thin, and pierce the cartridge. If you fill the color cartridge depending on the cartridge model, holes need some.
Before you start refilling the cartridge, lay in this place a few Newspapers, because you can accidentally spill the ink. And wash it lightly. View the owner's manual for your printer model, how many ml of ink your print cartridge. This information can also be viewed on the official website of the vendor of the printer.
Fill the syringe the ink. To gain need for one, two milliliters less than is placed in the cartridge. Now with the syringe to pour ink into the hole that you punched. When the ink to be refilled, tape a small piece of tape holes. Now, the next time you fill the cartridge, just enough to unstick the tape.
Advice 3 : How to disable the color cartridge
When running out of ink in the color cartridge, but you need to urgently print the material, you agree and black. However, some HP printers refuse to print if there is only one monochrome cartridge, in this case it is necessary to solve the problem.
The first obvious solution is to change the ink. Refill an empty cartridge of color ink or buy a new cartridge, for example, use the service order through the online store.
If buying ink is not an acceptable output, try to bypass the printing system, forcing her to use a backup monochrome mode, and remove the color cartridge from the printer. When you receive a message that further printing will be in grey color, see the end of the text. If the program is proposed to print in black color, click "OK".
In case of failure of the program to print without a color cartridge, reinstall the driver. To do this, download the updated version of the specialized programs from trusted sites and always make sure that the selected driver corresponds to your operating system Windows. Otherwise, the downloaded program will not be recognized, and the printing process will not change.
Before installing the drivers for the printer, remove old programs and clean the registry. Then run the installation file and wait for download to your device.
Try to connect any removable drive and print from this device any material using the mode black.
If this does not help to reset the printer. Specialists of the center will try the option of replacing the software when the empty container is not recognized, or use one of the ways to change chipovka cartridge. In any case, do not try to independently reflash the printer, because in the process of changing software can damage your printer, not leaving even a chance to return it to working condition.