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HP Deskjet 1220c Professional Series Printers - How to Use the Print Cartridge Status Icons

How to use the print cartridge status icons
When the PRINT CARTRIDGE light flashes, open the Access Cover (also known as the top cover or lid) on the printer. When the Access Cover on the printer is opened, the print cradle moves and the yellow arrow on top points to a drawing of a cartridge. Each drawing (known as a print cartridge status icon) describes a symptom. The meaning of each drawing is described below.
    Figure : Print cartridge status icons
  1. Yellow arrow
Icon/Drawing
Problem identified by the symbol and the solution
Problem
The color cartridge is missing, improperly installed, defective, or the wrong print cartridge is installed.
Solution
1. If there is no color cartridge in the cartridge cradle, insert a color cartridge.
2. If there is a color cartridge in the cradle, remove the color cartridge and firmly reinsert it.
3. Check to make sure the color cartridge is appropriate for the printer.
4. If the problem persists, replace the color cartridge.
Problem
The black cartridge is missing, improperly installed, the wrong print cartridge, or is defective.
Solution
1. If there is no black cartridge in the cartridge cradle, insert a black cartridge.
2. If there is a black cartridge in the cradle, remove the black cartridge and firmly reinsert it.
3. Check to make sure the black cartridge is appropriate for the printer.
4. If the problem persists, replace the black cartridge.
Problem
The color print cartridge is running low on ink.
Solution
Replace the color print cartridge with a new color print cartridge.
Problem
The black print cartridge is running low on ink.
Solution
Replace the black print cartridge with a new black print cartridge.
Problem
None. The print cartridges are working correctly.
Solution
None. The print cartridges are working correctly.

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