Advice 1: How to know how much ink is left in the printer

The active use of an inkjet printer, the paint is starting to wear thin quickly. It is therefore very important to monitor the level of ink otherwise the print may end up at the most inopportune moment. To monitor the status of the cartridges, there are special programs that come with the printer driver.
How to know how much ink is left in the printer
You will need
  • - the driver disk from the printer
Instruction
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It is impossible to know the level of paint just by looking at the cartridge from the side. The first sign of the ending of ink is smudged printing and the appearance of poorly printed areas.
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The device with its own display have a corresponding item in the settings. For example, Epson printers need to click on "Setup", select "Ink Levels" ("ink"). After that the display shows a message about the remaining ink level.
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In Windows the status of the cartridges can be read using the Status Monitor that came with the device on the driver disk.
Open the Status Monitor by double-clicking the left mouse button on the printer icon in the task bar. Diagram will open that displays the amount of ink in the cartridges.
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In order to determine the level of ink in the cartridges from HP, there is also a special program. Click start, select All programs, HP, click the folder named HP. Click on the tab "Estimated ink level", clicking on which will display a graph with the approximate level of ink in the cartridge.
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Check ink devices Canon in the same manner by clicking on the printer icon in the task bar.
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If you have purchased third-party cartridges (issued by another manufacturer), then the precise level of toner to determine with the help of the programs will fail. Typically, the surface of such cartridges are made of translucent plastic, so the amount of ink remaining can be viewed, taking the device from the printer.
Note
In Windows itself there is no universal method of determining the ink level, so you always see the disk supplied with the printer.
Useful advice
To determine that the ink end can and the indicators of the device. If the paint ends, that will burn the light bulb.

Advice 2 : How to check printer cartridge

To check the cartridge of printer operability can even before installing it in the printer. The notion of "footprint" will help to determine the condition of the cartridgeand, as it implies the mark left cartridgeeat on absolutely dry and clean cloth. This track will test the cartridge, before filling, and after it.
How to check printer cartridge
You will need
  • cartridge;
  • - toner;
  • - a clean dry cloth;
  • printer.
Instruction
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For starters, if the cartridge is in the printer, gently pull it out. Further, on a flat hard surface, put some napkins (4-5 PCs.) in one layer. This item is a must for two reasons. First, they will bear the trace of the cartridgeand, secondly, they also represent a means of protecting the cartridgeand, or rather, of the nozzle plate from damage.
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Gently push the cartridge to the surface of the napkin 1 second. Remove the cartridge and look at the resulting print. Serviceable black cartridge will leave a smooth continuous line of black. Photo-cartridge or color model will leave lines of different colors running parallel to each other. If the ink in the cartridgee dried up to print put it down the "spout" in a special cleaning fluid for ten minutes and repeat the procedure.
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Refilled toner cartridge check with the printerby printing a test sheet. During normal operation the image on the sheet must be legible and visible, and no ink strips and dirt.
Note
When checking just refilled the cartridge make sure the toner is not scattered in the room, as when hit in the respiratory tract, it can cause various allergic reactions. Moreover, the toner is very flammable, so use it only in the area where there is no open flame.
Useful advice
Not always with poor quality image on the sheet, or lack thereof, to blame the cartridge, as breakage may lie directly in the printer. To determine the exact cause of the malfunction, please contact the specialist shops, who repair computers and refilling of cartridges.

Advice 3 : How to check the ink level

In the work and study most people want to print huge number of documents. Unfortunately, the ink in the printer is not eternal. Autumn it is important that you always know how much ink remained in the cartridge, because otherwise you risk to be trapped: at the critical moment you will not be able to print any pages.
How to check the ink level
Instruction
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Most of the modern equipment, in particular printers, comes complete with special programs, which allow you to monitor the ink level. If the printer began to print fuzzy images, so it's time to check the cartridge.
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In that case, if you purchased a printer equipped with its own display, the problem is simplified in several times. Just go to the desired item in the equipment configuration, and display the ink level on the screen. For example, in devices of the Epson brand is done with the button Setup. Select Ink Levels, which translated means "ink", and wait for the result.
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If you weren't so lucky with the instrument, use the Status Monitor, which can be found on the CD with drivers for printer Canon and Epson. Install it and run it. Go to the control panel and find the icon of the icon of the printer. Double-click the left mouse button will open the diagram, which will contain information on the amount of ink in the cartridges.
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The owners of the firms HP printer can also use a special program. You can find it by opening the all programs list and selecting HP. Then click on the tab that is labeled "Estimated ink level" and wait for the opening graphics. Remember that this is only indicative data. So it is not necessary to wait for the full waste cartridge.
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In that case, if you have time to change the cartridge for a new one, referring to the services of another manufacturer, then the above program will not help to determine the ink level. We can only hope that the new cartridge equipped with a housing made of translucent plastic, through which you can see the amount of remaining toner.
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In order to avoid problems, carefully read the specifications when purchasing the device.
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