How To Refill Epson Expression Inkjet Cartridges?

If you care about your budget and the original inkjet cartridges are not suiting your budget properly, you must go for re-manufactured ink cartridges. Now, while you buy the stuff, you must know the basics of using a printer. How to use it?

Original cartridges from Epson printers have a small memory chip that works as a counter and it regularly updates the small memory. So, whenever the cartridge is empty, that circuit flashes that there is no more ink. Simply putting more ink in the cartridge does not enable it for use, as its chip will still indicate that the cartridge is empty.

Video : Inkjet Cartridges Refilling Instruction

Procedure To Refill Epson Expression:

  1. Check if the printer is turned on.
  2. Locate and open the cartridge access door, which is on the right side of the printer.
  3. When the door is opened, the cartridge carriage will move to the right for easier access.
  4. Press down on the old cartridges in order to release them from the carriage, and remove them.
  5. Take the new Inkjet Cartridges out of the packaging and remove the protective tape. Make sure you don’t touch the gold colored contacts.
  6. Hold the cartridges with the printed label facing up. Slide one cartridge at a time into the print carriage and press them into position. They should fall into place easily and if they don’t, they’re not properly aligned. The black ink cartridge goes on the right and the color cartridge goes on the left.
  7. Close the cartridge access door.

Now, once you are done, you might download the software which resets the Epson cartridges. The software method is much easier as it is capable of resetting the memory of the cartridges from most Epson inkjet printer. The program is extremely easy to be use, but it can only be used with zero USB printers on Windows 2000 and XP. For other port printers, you will have to use the program on Windows 9x/ME.

Now, also you need to keep in mind some of the facts that if you overfill the cartridge, you can have ink running out of the printhead. In any case, if that happens, leave the cartridge out a few minutes to make sure it’s not dripping.

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