Photosmart 6510 printing problem
My husband has been printing a lot of crossword lately. There the options set to print in black only but our color cartridges seem to be exhausted as soon as the black ink, but rarely, they get used. Anyone know why this is happening?
As it is a printer based SII little color adjust upward when printing in black. Have you tried printing in Fastdraft?
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Printer was working fine. Had to change the cartridge. First of all, I didn't have black and now I don't have much color either. The printer says I had no real HP though now it shows that I do. I never bought my cartridges anywhere but the staples. Printing October 2012 have changed many cartridges before you buy. Followed everything I could find. Still not printing.
I read your post and see that you can not print in black or color now. I would like to help you today. If this helps you to find a solution, please click on the button "" accept as Solution"" down below this message. If you want to say thanks for my effort to help, click on the 'Thumbs Up' to give me a Kudos.
Please, try the following steps to see if it will help solve the problem.
This document is for the cleaning of the cartridge and the contacts, check the tab on the cartridge and the printer reset. "Incompatible cartridge" or "indicated ink cartridge needs to be replaced" message on the c...
If the problem persists, perform a power reset. A alphanumeric Code (example: ' 0 x 'r' C2...) ") displays on the front panel when printing. Do not take into account the title.
This model has a permanent print head, this video shows you how to access the print head, so you can manually clean the printer and soak the printhead, it's my own personal recommendation, not one of HPs, is to use the solution proposed in the following videos. I suggest only doing this if the printer is out of warranty.
Once you get to the clock at 3:20 minutes, you can stop this video.
This video is for a different model but it will provide the steps to move the print head and cleaning, also if you continue the video it will provide measures to remove the print head and soaking. Play video 01:24 minutes. HP 5510 will not print black and color - print head removed and cleaned.
If you have completed all the above steps and your product still has a problem, service the product.
I hope this helps. Let me know how make you out. Thank you.
I have a 1.5 years, Photosmart 6510 B211a who works well. Now, all lights are flashing and or my USB connected PC (Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit), or my iPad or iPhone (OS 7) connected wireless will be printed.
When the printer is turned on it goes as usual, wireless and power light stay on and displays correctly (Apps, Snapfish, Photo, copy, Scan), I can print from all devices.
1. in ~ 5 minutes, no noise, all LEDs (displays the screen "Please turn printer then turn it on again."
2 "(Printer Error is lit above screen, lights beside screen and power and wireless) starts to blink in unison"
printer does not print
3, every 10 seconds, a very low "short moan" noise, like something is trying to move inside the printer
4. when power is cycled it will again be print normally for about 5 minutes and then stop again with flashing lights.
Have you tried the following.
1. hard reset (more than once - fired power and USB)
2. uninstalled and reinstalled software and drivers
For any help or suggestion will be appreciated.
I had the same problem when I moved the printer to a new PC. To end, I decided to change the USB port to which the printer is connected to. well, it worked! Printer now work correctly for wired operation and wireless.
Not sure if I got a bad USB port or that the cable was not seated properly, or if the USB port had no authority to provide the connection to the printer.
Hope this helps someont with this problem.
Photosmart 6510, SN [edited by Moderator], Firmware Version ESP1CN1244AR, 22093 ID Service, IK number 964, Version of the 028.000.1315 software. 000, Printer Driver Version 09.84.00.1173, Windows 7 X 64 operating system on 2 computers, Windows 8 X 64 on the third computer.
OK, now for the problem. I tried to print a PDF doc. The graph at the top of the doc printed on the light side, but the text does not print at all. I noticed that the ink levels were low, then bought new carts. Installed the carts, run printhead cleaner, good result mine. tried to print same doc, with the same results. A run the print head alignment. Alone cyan print and error appeared on the printer "failure of the alignment, you can continue, but cartridges are not calibrated for optimal print quality. Press OK to continue', then I tried scanning and printing a photo. the reproduction was excellent, crisp with no descernible color change.
tried to print a couple of JPEGs from each computer, all good. Now it gets more strange. A ran the doctor Scan and printing of difficulty.
print the page, the colors are good, anignment box looks good, but missing text at the top of the page. I tried printing doc, txt, pdf files of all 3 computers with no difference. If the pdf file has graphics, print, but not the text. But xls docs will be printed. I tried to print the reports ststus fom and the quality of the front panel of the printer, I me am colored boxes described and filled with color boxes, no text. Reinstalled the software on all computers, no luck.
From what you described, it seems to me that the black ink is not working. All black, you can see on pages that are feeling is probably a composite black made up of 3 colors. I can help you with this.
Please use the solutions proposed in the following document; Printer cannot print black ink or color ink, or prints blank Pages.
I hope this helps.
The Photosmart 6510 says that it is connected to the network of law with a beep sound intense, works with a usb cable and print a test without error page. BUT nothing comes out when I try to print something with wifi. It remains in the queue. Print and scan doctor finds nothing. WiFi worked before changing internet provider and so the router (I guess that's the name of the area which gives access to the internet). Tried to turn all market again and reinstall of the printer.
The supplier offered to modify the number of IP printer, that has not helped. Using Windows 7.
Thought I had answered this, but it is not displayed on the site.
Now printing without cable USB between the router and the printer. I think it's helped the router to communicate the correct number of IP to the printer.
Anyway, problem solved. Thanks for your efforts!
I am trying to print the map of 240gsm on my Photosmart 6510, which so far has worked flawlessly.
Just rolls do not seem to be able to take it, but HP confirmed that this printer must be able to take in 280gsm card. The printer doesn't seem to be something print, then tells me I have a blockage, and the card must be withdrawn to the rear of the printer with a few black spots stained on the edge of it.
I don't really want to pay their support costs HP (I'm outside the warranty period) to solve what should work just fine and is not due to the error on my part. If anyone has experienced this kind of problem before, and if so, what was the solution?
Hi people,The following table lists the input and output tray capacity for plain paper, envelopes, cards, and photo paper for both the 5510 Photosmart HP 6510 e-all-in-one printer in the series.
Problem: I select paper photo 4 x 6 size when you print from photoshop, the final print has always an empty border 1/2 inch, even during the selection of printing without margins.
Printer model: HP Photosmart 6510
OS: Windows 7
Method of connection: wireless
Error messages: no error message
The right driver is not designed to accept custom paper sizes. You can have the printer to use another driver that supports them well. I will link to a post with the steps to assign another driver print below. I hope this helps.
Hi, can printing Photosmart 6510 in black & white (not gray, but b & w only) when the black ink cartridge is not empty, but all the other cartridges are? If the color cartridges are not already installed, it will always show b & w?
The 6510 PS will not work if the color cartridges are empty but the black ink.
However, I think that it would be possible to print using only black ink but to do ink in the cartridges of colour as well because in case of maintenance color cartridges to do little ink in the print head maintenance routines. When the head is friendly if there was no colour ink this part of the print head could heat upward too or overheat.
Anyway, back to print in black only. You mention that you do not want t p rint in black and white so you know where to look in the driver to get to this option. Then in Word, Excel or any program, go to the print function. Click on properties. Click Advanced. You should see where you have levels of gray. If you clock in the option box should reveal the other options will be "Black Only". Select this option.
As I said you should be able to print using only black, but you will need the color cartridges ink.
Hope this helps.
When printing some elements such as greeting cards or business cards, my printer reproduces all part of the bottom of the print at the bottom of the card. This does not occur when you print from Word or other programs of type, nor happens when I print photos. Only on maps.
Any suggestion would be appreciated!
Hello @IreneD and welcome to the Forums of HP, I hope you enjoy your experience!
I see that you are experiencing printing problems. I would like to help!
I would recommend starting with a power reset. Unplug the power cord from the printer and the power outlet, then wait 60 seconds. After 60 seconds, plug back in the printer. Make sure that you connect the printer directly to a wall outlet. Make sure to bypass any surge protector or power bar.
I recommend also to download and run the HP print and Scan doctor.
Good luck and please let me know the results of your troubleshooting operations. Thanks for posting on the HP Forums!
I had problems with my photosmart for awhile. For a while, when I would plug into the usb port of my computer, I had received the error "the disk you inserted is not readable by this computer. I used to ignore the error and used to print anyway.
Yesterday, someone pushes my printer without unplugging the usb by behind. Now, when I try to print something, I see in the queue of the printer, the error message saying "communication error: the computer is therefore more able to communicate with your printer." "Turn off the printer, check your printer connections and look for errors in the printer and turn on the printer. I got it done and straightened my computer as well, but it does not work. After that, I opened the printer utility via my computer to print a test page, and it worked really, which is strange.
Thanks for your help,
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What is the name and the product number of your printer? How can I find my model number or product number?
Turn on the printer and make sure that the printer is connected directly to a wall outlet. (do not use a hub or a surge protector) This ensures that the printer is full on and can help this situation. The USB cable should not be more then 6 feet. Make sure that the USB cable is connected directly to the computer. (not a station or a hub) Try a different USB port on the computer. Check that the USB cable is connected to the appropriate port on the back of the printer.
Check if the Mac sees the printer is connected.
Go to the Apple, select about this Mac, system report, select USB.
Do you see the printer listed?
Fix permissions of the drive on the Mac:
Close all applications.
In the Apple menu, click OK, click Applications, and then click utilities.
Double-click disk utility.
Highlight your hard drive / partition on the left.
Click on check and then repair disk permissions.
Restart the computer...
Reset the printing system:
Note: This will remove all printers in the print and Fax/Scan, any printer deleted can be re-added later by clicking the sign plus (+) symbol.
Click on the Apple icon and then click on System Preferences.
Click on Printers & Scanners.
Make a right click (or Ctrl + click) in the left white side panel, and then click Reset printing system.
Click OK to confirm the reset.
Type the name and the correct password.
Click OK to reset the printing system.
Then click on the sign to add the driver, highlight the printer +. (you may need to click the drop down menu to select the name of the printer) Then click the Add button.
Try to print again.
If you're still having problems, please try another USB cable.
If there is anything else I can help you, let me know. Thank you.
Just bought a HP Photosmart D5460 solely for printing cd/dvd directly on cd/dvd labels.
The problem I have prints a label on a Verbatim CD Vinyl.
It is a normal 80 min CD - r but with an edge of vinyl and a 70mm print Center.
When put in a fake cd (12mm diameter) cardboard, printing is excellent, exactly as it should.
But as soon as I put in a CD of vinyl, the label is printed below the disc on the disc tray - holder, approx. 80mm below the mark where it should be.
It drives me crazy, that everyone has seen this error before?
Calibration is not help me... Also used almost every label possible software out there (Surething, Acoustica, Nero and Photoshop plain) who all give me the same result.
Yes, I think that's the problem.
I cut out a circle of plain white paper, which is the size of a cd and cut out the Center (a little more fat then 70mm of the printable area of the disc). Put on vinyl with tape adhesive tape and now it prints exactly on the label, to make it work.
The black color of the disc must be the problem.
Hello, I have a photosmart c4580 running on wifi... I have two mac osx on 10.7.4 but when I print, it says 'printing 100% ' then I get a messase saying 'this printer is not responding' IV ' e removed the software from the computer off and removed the printer and reinstalled but it still has the same problem...
Can anyone help?
Unfortunately, the problem of compatibility makes it is a bit difficult. The update of the firmware will fix the problem, but it does not work with 10.8.
The only way to get the updated firmware update is to find a system that uses OS X 10.5 or more. The update utility lists Mac OS x 10.4, Mac OS X 10.5 and Mac OS X as in charge. I suspect that the last option, although it is not listed, is 10.6. 10.6 may work, but I recommend you find a 10.5 system to ensure the update will be a success.
I bought the above mentioned model printer, and I installed the drivers in the manner recommended by the manual. The printer works well and does what I expect from him. But there is one thing that annoys me.
The printer is connected to my home network
Drivers are installed on all (two) computers in my house.
On my old trusty laptop running Windows XP Pro, it works very well, but when I connect it to a network in other places, a svchost.exe process starts to run at 100% and to use all free CPU resources in my computer. This svchost running a process called HPSLPSVC. If I reconnect the computer on my home network, it comes down to normal loads of CPU again.
Is it possible to 'reverse', the printing software to say when I'm not at home? This situation of CPU load makes the computer run the much more common fan, which is annoying in addition to one.
I hope to have this work, or I'll be forced to install a queue shared on my home server.
We have a work around for now, he must first install both files to patch the operating system from the following link: = http://support.microsoft.com/kb/927891 = here's the instructions on what to install the web link above: after opening the link, you need to install 2 patches. The patches to install are given below. "Download and install update 927891" & "download and install Windows Update Agent (WUA) 3.0" after you have installed the two patches, you must restart the computer and check the result. If the problem persists, we can perform the steps below. II. "HP Network Device Support" service stopped: the steps to stop the "HP Network Device Support" service are: 1. click on start, then run and in the run window, type services.msc and press ENTER. 2. Locate the service "HP Network Device Support" in the opened window of Services 3. Right-click on it and select "Stop" and close the Services dialog box. III. Add HPSLPSVC32. DLL file in the firewall exceptions list: Add 'HPSLPSVC32. DLL file"in the list of exceptions in the firewall, perform the procedure below. 1. click on start-> run. 2. in the Run dialog box, type "firewall.cpl" and press OK. 3. Firewall dialog box Windows will open. Select 'ACTIVE' option. And then click OK. 4. yet once, perform the steps above to open "Windows Firewall" dialog box. Then select the tab 'Exceptions' 5. Click on "Add program"-> "Browse". 6. Select ' "C:\Program Imaging\bin\HPSLPSVC32 HP.". " DLL' after the completion of the steps, click on apply and OK. And restart the computer to save the changes. Once you restart the verification of the system for the result and we do know the result so that we can help others also facing this problem.
So, here's a strange, my Photosmart C7180 age of 9 months has developed a bad habit to print all pages in landscape mode. I used the printer almost daily for 9 months, but 2 days ago I started to notice this weird quirk when printing multiple-page documents. I can't verify what may have triggered (this software or an OS update) because it is possible that I haven't printed documents several pages for a few weeks. I checked for the OS/App/Firmware updates and checked that I have the latest drivers and software. I restarted the two systems and reset the default settings for the printer.
I can print a single page in Portrait mode, but if I have 3 pages print the 2nd page comes out in landscape. I can print the 2nd page individually and it is fine. It happens that I print from Microsoft Word, or even if you use the Microsoft Photo Editor or HP Photosmart software.
I use the TCP/IP connection to print from my laptop Microsoft XP (even though I just checked that this happens when you use Bluetooth as well).
Everyone knows it or have one could explain why it seems to be possesed?
try turning off the advanced printer printing functionality
> Control Panel
> Printers and faxes
> right-click your printer icon by default which is c7180
> select Properties
> click on Advanced tab in the Properties window
> uncheck the box saying ACTIVATE a FEATURE of PRINTING ADVANCES
> hit apply, then press ok.
> then try to print your documents
How can I get the default tray for main tray in electronic printing and air instead of photo tray? Everything is set to main tray by using the Printer Wizard. No problem when you print a document directly from the computer.
Thanks in advance
The HP ePrint app is available on the Apple Store. When you open the app and are looking for a document to print, you should see a few options to select the paper settings and other options before you click Print to print the document.
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