Red turns out yellow

  1st spring 09:46 31 Jan 2010
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My red ink turns out Yellow The cartridge is half full. I have done a nozzle check and tested it I have shook the cartridge but it still turns out yellow colour when I print not red.

  Diemmess 09:52 31 Jan 2010

Have you tried to print a test shape of Magenta?

Roughly speaking you have scarlet as a blend of yellow and magenta.
It may be that your printer isn't delivering magenta at all.

  jack 10:09 31 Jan 2010

We need to know the type of printer- whether it has integrated[all in one carriages] or separate.
Where it is a Thermal Inkjet or a piezo type
All are relevant to try to solve this one.

  1st spring 10:26 31 Jan 2010

Epson Stylus C64

  1st spring 10:32 31 Jan 2010

I have done a test. I click on red as it doesn't say Mag

  Technotiger 11:00 31 Jan 2010

Black 16ml Capacity (Compatible with T0441)
Cyan High Capacity (Compatible with T0442)
Magenta High Capacity (Compatible with T0443)
Yellow High Capacity (Compatible with T0444)


These are the cartridges in your printer ... it would appear that your Magenta cartridge needs replacing, because it is not working as it should.

  jack 13:54 31 Jan 2010

That is the cartridge is a mere'tank' the heads are in the machine.
In this case one of the heads[magenta ]appears to be blocked
A simple head clean tool can be made for this - thus saving ink in many head clean cycles
see this
[IMG]click here[/IMG]

It is also usful to make a colour test chart in an image editor- even Paint- part of the accessories suit in programs- Simple blocks of colour in the 3 primaries plus some tints- then save it as 'Colour print Test' in your picture store for future use.

  BT 16:49 31 Jan 2010

You can seriously damage the print heads if you use a syringe with anything but the LIGHTEST PRESSURE. It will work but be very carefull as to how hard you pump it.

  Woolwell 17:30 31 Jan 2010

Did you do a head clean after the nozzle check? Were all colours available at the nozzle check?

  1st spring 04:07 02 Feb 2010

I did another nozzle and cleaner. Now it is working well Patents is a virtue. Thank you

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