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Although an integrated ink cartridge may only look like a tiny box holding ink, the integrated inkjet cartridge is a highly technical component of the average 2-cartridge inkjet printing system featuring integrated circuits which route signals to the ink nozzles.

For severe cartridge error messages which prohibit printing it is suggested you run an internal self test print, or for HP printer models, run the cartridge health diagnostic’s Tap 41 test print to evaluate whether or not the ink cartridge is electrically damaged (i.e. internal micro-electronics). Please visit HP Printer Diagnostic Tests page for procedures on your specific printer model:

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Post time: Dec-25-2018
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