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Can I get dry ink out from the print head and still use the cartridge?

Here are steps you can follow.

1.       In about 1/4 to 1/2 inches of lukewarm water, place the clogged up ink cartridge.

2.       When you notice ink flowing out of the cartridge, take the cartridge out of the water and dry it using a cloth.

3.        Place cartridge back in the printer and run the print head clean-up utility that comes with the printer software a couple of times.

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How Do I Keep my Printer and Its Cartridges in Perfect Condition?

Every computer user wants to prolong the life of his computer and printer, especially when it has become a part of his life or job. However, there are times that technical problems happen which can cause terrible errors on such devices.

So how do you maintain these things, especially your printer that creates high quality printing? Here are some tips that you may apply.

Inkjet Printers:

1. Unplug your printer first to prevent any accidents.
2. Wipe off any ink stains using a cloth or cotton applied with water or alcohol.
3. You can try an air can to blow off the dirt.
4. Never use a vacuum cleaner for your printer.
5. Clean your ink cartridges by gently wiping it with a cloth or cotton.

Laser Printers:

1. Always unplug your device before cleaning it.
2. Remove your toner cartridges from the printer then use a “toner vacuum” to clean any toner that stained your printer.
3. Use a toner cleaning cloth to wipe your toner cartridge.
4. The only advisable material to clean the corona wire is a cotton swab. Never use vacuum on your printer.

Maintain the performance of your printer and computer by regularly cleaning its parts with the right materials. Also make sure that you take precautions before applying anything on these electronic objects. Lastly, use only the trusted inks and toners for your printer’s durability. If you wish to have more savings while getting the best prints, you can always go for compatible printer cartridges.

How Do I Properly Store Unused Compatible Toner Cartridges?

Here are some helpful tips to help you properly store your Compatible Toner Cartridges.

1. Get a zip-sealed bag.

A zip-sealed bag will definitely protect your printer cartridges from any damage, place each cartridge in a bag and store.

2. Add a slightly wet sponge.

Add a damp sponge in the zip-sealed bag together with the printer cartridges to maintain the printing quality. Make sure that the sponge is not wet but has a moist texture.

3. Store in the right place.

You need to preserve the zip-sealed bag with the cartridge and sponge in a cool and dark place. This prolongs the life span of the cartridge and its printing performance.

4. Cover the print head.

The print head must be handled with care so make sure to cover it with tape and secure it from any damages.

Storing your ink or toner cartridge will be easy and efficient as long as you follow the tips above. You can also have it in your printer and do the right maintenance to keep its printing quality.

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On this page you will be able to view our most recent and most viewed informational videos that we have to offer. You may view our entire collection of videos on our YouTube channel by clicking HERE. If you have any questions or would like to request a video, in regard to any of your printer questions or toner & ink needs, you may do so by clicking HERE. Enjoy!

March 22, 2013
In this video we show you how to properly clean toner spills easily. Things You Need: Gloves, Vacuum (HEPA-Filter-equipped if necessary), Cotton Towels. If toner is on your clothes, hit the stain with a cotton towel to release the dust particles from the garment. Wipe the remaining toner stain off with a dry cloth. Wash the garment in a washing machine as you usually would.

March 28, 2013
In this video we show you how to Refill and Remanufacture your HP 285A Toner Cartridge. Please, remember when refilling any Toner Cartridges to thoroughly clean excess toner material. Otherwise, this may damage or destroy your printer.

March 6, 2013
We tested the Patum P2000 and with a suggested retail price of $99.99 it's in-line with what you'd expect from a run-of-the-mill laser printer aimed at said SMB market. Check out the video for more details on this impressive printer.

March 4, 2013
In this video we show you the new Gigaflash Key Flashdrive that is now available on our site. This Flash drive is simple, discreet, and secure. Easily accessible if you put it on your key ring. This product is also made of a material that makes it nearly impossible to be destroyed! Check out the video..

October 18, 2012
In this video we show you the final step in the Remanufacturing Process for Toner Cartridges. It is essential that Toner cartridges go through quality control and post-testing to ensure proper seal to lessen the possibility of leakage. Packaging is just as important. Our recycled boxes and air tight bubble wrap protects the cartridge from any outside hazards and/or mishaps.

October 8, 2012
In this video we demonstrate the second part of the Toner Cartridge Remanufacturing Process. After our rigorous cleaning and selecting the best qualified parts to be recycled, we meticulously fill each cartridge with premium toner. The cartridge is then sealed by our factory trained technicians and assembled with the highest quality parts. It is then ready to be tested by our quality control team.

September 18, 2012
If you've ever wondered what are the differences between OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer), Remanufactured, and Compatible Toners are; here are your answers. This video explains the differences between each of the different types of Toners available for you, allowing you to weigh the best option.

What is the Difference Between Compatible and Re-manufactured?

If you are a frequent printer user, you may have already heard about the different types of printer cartridges like the OEMs, the compatible ink cartridges, and the remanufactured laser toner cartridges.

While you may have learned that the OEMs or the original equipment manufacturer cartridges are the ones produced by the printer makers themselves, many still do not understand the differences between a compatible printer ink and a remanufactured laser toner.

So to stop those false notions and descriptions about the two, here are some of the facts that compare and contrast the compatible printer supplies and remanufactured cartridges.

2. Remanufactured laser toners and ink cartridges are made of used original cartridges that have been inspected, cleaned, then refilled with new inks or toners to be sold at a cheaper price. The quality control processes done to create remanufactured printer cartridges are extensive to make sure that even though recycled parts are being used, the quality stays the same. This type of printer supply has become popular for those who want to save on their printing expenses plus use recycled materials.

Now if you are looking for the similarities between these printer cartridges, it will always depend on the stores that are selling these. For example, the terms and warranties being offered would not be the same but a good printer supplier shop will always provide product warranty and even money-back guarantee, if the seller knows that you will be satisfied with their product.

Why isn’t my new ink cartridge printing anything?

Here are a couple of steps to follow that will get your ink cartridge to print.

1.       Have your ink cartridge stand upright so all the ink can flow to the print head.

2.       Use a moist paper towel to set the print head onto.

3.       Hold the cartridge down on the moist paper towel for a couple of minutes.

4.       This will draw the ink out of the print head so you can begin printing!