In the case of HP you can use both. Now all ink for HP cartridge black pigment, so that the washing must be appropriate. Color cartridges – repigmentize, they need more rinsing.
Make sure the ink impregnated sponge completely to the bottom of the cartridge. If impregnation is incomplete, the cartridge simply will not print. This carelessness is a large part of errors when filling the printer by non-professionals.
Follow the instructions supplied with the printer to initiate the operation of pumping nozzles of the head. Operation is activated by the HP Toolbox. After that, the printer needs to print properly.
If that doesn't work, rinse the cartridge under running hot water. Bring it to water the plot on which are arranged nozzles (i.e., ink out), hold 2-3 seconds, no more! DAB the cartridge with a towel or dry with a Hairdryer (make sure the temperature was not too large), then reinsert it into the printer and run several times the operation of cleaning the nozzle head through the HP Toolbox.
If this does not work, take a disposable syringe without a needle (you will not need it), stick your fingers four or five holes, insert the syringe into the remaining hole and press the plunger of the syringe. It will create pressure that will drive the ink at the nozzles of the cartridge. Better to do it over the sink so as not to perpacket all around.
If the cartridge was in the Desk a couple of weeks or even more, then most likely it is just dried up. If this happens, rinse with warm water the foam in the cartridge a few times. You can also do the internal wash liquid, and then put the cartridge in a warm place to dry.
Then try to fill it with ink and type. Finally it is possible to load only the print head in hot water (boiling water) for a couple of hours. If there are serious blockages, add water, 50% alcohol.
Advice 2: How to unclog the printer head
For home use are more likely to purchase inkjet printers - they are cheap, have high-speed printing, compact and often combine multiple devices. But they have one slight drawback - nozzle printheads can dry out if not use the printer for a long time. To clean the printhead from dried paint can independently at home.
First of all, you need to soak dried paint. If your printer has a removable head, then you can take a carriage to the middle of the printer, put them under a saucer with warm water, and put a rag so that it touches the print surface of the heads. Leave it for 3-4 hours.
If you have a printer with the heads built into the cartridges, you can simply remove them and put them in a saucer with warm water so that the head was immersed in water only 1.5-2 mm.
To heads printers brands HP, you can also add a few drops of ammonia in water will accelerate cleaning.
Then you need to re-make the refill cartridges and run a standard cleaning process of the cartridges. There are also sprays of factory production is intended for the same purpose, but they are effective only in the initial stages of contamination of the printheads.
If to clean the printer head failed because of too much pollution its nozzles, it is necessary to pump out the contaminated cartridges paint and replace it with distilled water. Next, to load the surface of the print heads in warm water.
Create a drawing and fill it with solid black. Further to unclog the printer head, it is necessary every 1.5-2 hours print out the prepared pattern on the entire page. So is cleaning the print nozzles, and you can control the cleaning process. It can be considered as completed, if the entire page is evenly wet.
Then set the printer to maximum quality and brightness of the print, and print again 3-4 times this figure.
Remove from the cartridge the residual water with a syringe. Then, you should refill cartridges and make the factory clean and align cartridges. If the print quality is satisfactory, then re-perenapravlenie cartridges and re-set the printer.