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My epson stylus tx121 cannot recognize my cyan ink cartridge. it cannot print any documents with blue colors. i tried to remove and replace the ink cartridge, turned the unit on and off but to no avail, what can i do to fix the problem?

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All you need to do is to reset your device using the software resetter
this link :http://www.4shared.com/get/Tct88J0Z/ME320-TX121.html;jsessionid=915B4C7E4E51E44E0A13252FEA1C0E4F.dc516
Download the software run the program,accept the condition given and select the particular adjustment or do this steps;
1. Download the ME32 T121X RESETTER, extract it to your designated folder.
2. Run the Adjustment program and click ACCEPT to continue.
3. Click model name ..there are two options.ME 32 or T121X .
4. Click DESTINATION or location at present then click ok.
5. Click PARTICULAR ADJUSTMENT MODE then select WASTE INK PAD COUNTER.Then click OK.
6. Check two boxes the MAIN PAD COUNTER and FL BOX COUNTER then Click INITIALIZATION.
7. Icon box prompt and you to turn on and of the printer device>>then its all DONE>>>

Posted on Feb 02, 2013

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    bhadzthelone Feb 02, 2013

    All you need to do is to reset your device using the software resetter
    this link http://www.4shared.com/get/Tct88J0Z/ME32...
    Download the software run the program,accept the condition given and select the particular adjustment or do this steps;
    1. Download the ME32 T121X RESETTER, extract it to your designated folder.
    2. Run the Adjustment program and click ACCEPT to continue.
    3. Click model name ..there are two options.ME 32 or T121X .
    4. Click DESTINATION or location at present then click ok.
    5. Click PARTICULAR ADJUSTMENT MODE then select WASTE INK PAD COUNTER.Then click OK.
    6. Check two boxes the MAIN PAD COUNTER and FL BOX COUNTER then Click INITIALIZATION.
    7. Icon box prompt and you to turn on and of the printer device>>then its all DONE>>>

  • Clifford Nazaria
    Clifford Nazaria Jun 12, 2014

    its not working. my magenta cartridge is still not recognize.

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SOURCE: hi.igot an epson stylus sx125 i want to replace

Did you use Epson Genuine Cartridges? ALL…. Epson & Brother Requires Genuine Cartridges. !!!!!!!!
That sounds like your problem.

In Purchasing Epson's CX 5400, CX4600, & CX7400 and more, I found out that Epson does not like Generic Printer Cartridges. I also Purchased a Brother MFC-240C All-In-One InkJet Printer. That also does not like Generic Print Cartridges. Color that should be Yellow, will turn out Green, Blue Brown, etc.

These printers have a CHIP that will detect if it is Generic or Genuine. When they see it’s Generic Cartridges, it will print lines thru the words, stripes across the picture and also do a mix match with the colors. It also will not let you print anything, if only one of the cartridges is empty.

I wanted to print only Black, and would not let me, because I did not have any ink in one of my cyan cartridges. Go figure.

That's what these Companies do., so they can keep selling the ink cartridges. Some Printers, are able to use Generic, and some are refillable. Some you can refill them up yourself and I heard, quite MESSY.

So I learned, thru trial and error, that you must use the ORIGINAL Genuine Cartridges for these PRINTERS. Some people say some models work fine compatible, but not mine.......


I had to replace the printer, but Epson, Lexmark & Brothers are always on sale. My Brother & Epson cost me $50.00 with Rebate. .


IF YOU ARE USING GENERIC CARTRIDGES, MAYBE IT WOULD BE BETTER IF YOU DISABLE THE INK MONITOR.

This is the only advice I can give you.


The next step would be to disassemble the Epson, and clean the Pads/Heads. Click on link below.:
http://www.hm2k.com/posts/parts-inside-your-printer-are-at-the-end-of-their-service-life

I located a page on http://www.fixyourownprinter.com forum, which had plenty of details about similar issues.

If you find this helpful, pls rate me.

Thanks and Good Luck :0)

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Epson Printers are sensitive in terms of Ink Cartridges.. The latest Epson Printers does not have ink reseter.. Ink reseter are already built-in on the ink cartridges.. The problem on this printer is when you have a cartridge on your printer, let say, 30% of the ink level, even though your ink is new, and you change it without using the right ink replacement method, it will recognize your ink as a 30% ink level. When your ink level drops to 0%, but you have remaining 70% of the ink, it does not recognize it anymore. The chip on the ink cartridge is already registered as an empty cartridge.

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You are having a hardware problem with the printer, the sensor is damaged. call epson @ 5622761300 for replacement ink and printer.

Hope this helps

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SOURCE: epson stylus cx8400 cannot recognize ink cartridges

I had the same problem except it would not recognize any of the ink cartridges. I kept hitting the OK button over and over again with the same cartridges in place not removing them at all and it finally recognized them. Decided to go to maintenance on the printer to do a test, and it went right back to not recognizing the cartridges. So i pressed the OK button over and over again until it finally recognized all the cartridges again, but this time i did not try and go into the maintenance to do a test run. Plugged it up to the computer and it has been working ever since. So press the OK button until it recognizes the cartridges, and run no tests on it is what my solution was for the problem. Really is a pain but it works now.

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Try this: First check which cartridge(s) are not being recognized. In my case where I replaced all three color cartridges, two were recognized right away but one was not. You find out by sending a print request to the printer and looking at the ink cartridge levels diagram in the dialog window. In my case two of three were fine but one had a red X on it. So I removed it and cleaned the contacts with alcohol then rocked it in the slot after pressing it in. It was recognized and the charging process began as normal.

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