LC Cartridge Problem Epsom 3880 Printer

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camerashy Veteran Member • Posts: 3,505
LC Cartridge Problem Epsom 3880 Printer

Hope someone could help me please with an issue I have with my Epson 3880 printer and the Light Cyan cartridge

For some reason when I do a Nozzle Check it is not showing any printed  lines in the print out……all the other colours are fine.

I have done 2 Head Cleaning procedures but there is no improvement

any ideas would be greatly appreciated

thanks

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Craftsman70 Contributing Member • Posts: 633
Re: LC Cartridge Problem Epsom 3880 Printer
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Have you ever done any cleaning to your printer? And no, I don't mean the nozzle checks nor the head cleaning procedures. I mean actually wiping the various parts of the printer head and other parts with some cleaning fluid and a no-lint cloth.

If not, I recommend that you do so. Here's a thread on the subject - https://www.dpreview.com/forums/thread/4403888. You can use Windex as a cleaning fluid or make up your own using the formula contained in this thread - https://www.printerknowledge.com/threads/cleaning-solution-the-ultimate-test.5296/

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Vernon D Rainwater Forum Pro • Posts: 14,632
Re: LC Cartridge Problem Epsom 3880 Printer

camerashy wrote:

Hope someone could help me please with an issue I have with my Epson 3880 printer and the Light Cyan cartridge

For some reason when I do a Nozzle Check it is not showing any printed lines in the print out……all the other colours are fine.

I have done 2 Head Cleaning procedures but there is no improvement

any ideas would be greatly appreciated

thanks

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Have you printed any of the test prints that print a narrow strip for each color.  If you have, does the Light Cyan print with the normal density for that color.

If you have not, suggest you do this and report back.  These type test prints are available on the internet.  If you don't find, send me a PM with your email and I will email the correct one to you.

I have the 3880 (for many years) and have not had any type issues. I have not even had a clogged nozzle.

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OP camerashy Veteran Member • Posts: 3,505
Re: LC Cartridge Problem Epsom 3880 Printer

Thanks Guys appreciate your kind help never done any head cleaning or test prints so will look into it and report back

for the test prints on individual colours is that found in the printer software??

thanks again

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Vernon D Rainwater Forum Pro • Posts: 14,632
Re: LC Cartridge Problem Epsom 3880 Printer

camerashy wrote:

Thanks Guys appreciate your kind help never done any head cleaning or test prints so will look into it and report back

for the test prints on individual colours is that found in the printer software??

thanks again

As stated in my previous post: " These type test prints are available on the internet. "

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