Replacing An Ink Cartridge; Removing And Installing An Ink Cartridge - Epson Stylus Color 1520 User Manual

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EPSON Stylus COLOR 1520
4. Pull up the ink cartridge clamps.
If ink gets on your hands, wash them thoroughly with
soap and water. If ink gets in your eyes, flush them
immediately with water.
5. Lower the ink cartridges into their holders with the labels
face up and the arrows pointing toward the back of the
6. Push down the clamps until they lock in place.
Never turn off the printer when the Pause light is
flashing. However, if the Pause light is still flashing
after 10 minutes and the printer is not moving or
making noise, you may turn off the printer.
7. Press the
button to return the print heads to their home
position and charge the advanced ink delivery system.
Charging takes up to 7 minutes, with the
flashing until it's finished; then the
Don't turn off the printer or interrupt this important
process or you'll use up more ink than necessary.
8. Close the printer cover. Then press the
turn off the
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ink cartridge clamp
light stays on.
button to

Replacing an Ink Cartridge

When an
light flashes, the indicated cartridge is low
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on ink. This is a good time to make sure you have a new
cartridge. When the light stays on, the cartridge is empty and
you need to replace it.
If your color ink cartridge runs out of ink, you can continue
printing in black ink. See page 9 for instructions.
For best results, don't replace an ink cartridge unless
its Ink Out light is flashing or on.
To ensure good results, use genuine EPSON
cartridges and do not refill them. Other products may
cause damage to your printer not covered by EPSON's

Removing and Installing an Ink Cartridge

You should replace an ink cartridge only when the
light is flashing or on. However, if you need to
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replace an outdated cartridge, you can do so before its
light comes on.
1. Make sure the printer is turned on and not printing.
2. Open the printer cover. The
come on.
To avoid damaging the printer, never move the print
heads by hand.
Once you remove an ink cartridge, it becomes
unusable and cannot be reinstalled.
You must completely remove the yellow tape seal
from the top of the cartridge; leaving any portion of it
on will permanently damage the cartridge. Do not
remove the clear seal from the bottom of the
cartridge; ink will leak out.
3. Open the ink cartridge packages. Completely remove the
yellow portion of the tape seal on top. Don't remove the
white portion.
black cartridge
Ink Out
Ink Out
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color cartridge

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