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Printhead Replacement Incomplete on Designjet T and Z Printers

Posted by Tim Wert on

This problem occurs in the following Designjet models: T610, T620, T770, T790, T1100, T1120, T1200, T1300, T2300, Z2100, Z3100, Z3200, Z5200, Z5400.  Your printer is in the middle of "preparing print system," and after 20 minutes of waiting, it displays the message "printhead replacement incomplete." You power the machine down, and back on, and it still tells you "printhead replacement incomplete." Very often, this is caused by insufficient ink supply. If you are using non-HP brand ink cartridges, install new HP cartridges. If any of the ink cartridges is below 40% full, replace that cartridge.  If there are any pockets...

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