The drivers Epson supplies only work when the printer is connected to the computer via USB. Needless to say, I was thrilled with my purchase! My old CX printer required a repair. Sorry about the guy below who had problems, but I am pretty sure Epson has a warranty against things like that regardless of where you buy it. The version you have now — 5.

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More items related to this product. Reply Helpful Thread reply – more options Link to this Post. This item doesn’t belong on this page. Try new color cartridge. Then if you don’t need color go in and set to use black cartridge to print black text.

Epson Stylus CX5000 All-In-One Inkjet Printer

Both printers had problems within just a few months. If quality still does not improve, one of the ink cartridges may be old or damaged and needs to be replaced see page The CX Series runs a head cleaning cycle and the On light flashes.

How can I set my print er to just print black and white without having c5000 replace the other 3 cartridge s? Complain wrong Brand wrong Model non readable.


The current version is 5. Print head cleaning uses ink, so clean it only if quality declines and the nozzle check indicates that the print head needs to be cleaned.

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User profile for user: You will probably notice that all your prints seem to be of draft quality. Then try cleaning the print head again. I think this is one of the best purchases I ever made. Then I selected the Gutenprint driver mentioned above and everything seems to now be fine.

If there are still gaps or lines, or the test patterns are faint, run another. My subsequent research revealed these printers go through ink extremely fast, making them expensive, not to mention the operational problems I read about. Please assign your manual cc5000 a product: Les Dickinson Level 3 Expert Answers.

Cleaning the print head – Epson CX5000 User Manual

Do I have to replace color cartridge to get black cartridge working? If you do not use your CX Series often, it is a good idea to print a few pages at least once a month to maintain good print quality. One time I searched on “eps” and found a whole other set of print drivers at the bottom of the list. It prints fast and clean. I bought 2 of these – one for each of my sons as Christmas presents.


I would suggest that you update to the latest version of the Gutenprint drivers. I left “Location” blank. Feb 6, ;rint This lets any dried ink soften.

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Yes, this print er has fixed print heads and must The print er has a new black cartridge but still won’t print black. Save on Printers Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. Cleaning the Print Head.

The Ebay printer arrived quickly and worked beautifully. Anyhow, I have owned and used a huge variety of printers since the early eighties and this is by far my favorite for home use.