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charles moulder

member since: 1/16/2006

i9900 printer guide

Can anyone make heads or tails of the on line i9900 printer users guide??? Im still trying to find out how to replace the ink tanks. Its listed under maintenance but thats as far as I can get.

1/17/2006 10:10:32 AM

John Sandstedt
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 8/8/2001

Use the easy set-up instructions [lots of pictures] rather than the Users Guide.

Open box, take out printer. Do not turn on printer. Connect power cord to electrical receptacle and USB cord to upper port [if USB 2.0] or lower port [if USB 1.0 or 1.1.]

Open front panel panel. Insert print head [it lays in against the contact pad.] Open ink cartridges and insert in nozzle cartridge according to picture shown in easy Set-up Sheet. The print head is color coded so you can't make a mistake.

I set two i9900's up in less than 20 minutes. Much more to upload the drivers from the CD.

To do this, turn on computer. Put CD in CD-ROM. Turn on printer. Follow instructions of Installation Wizard.

1/17/2006 12:06:39 PM

Art Kuntz
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 4/5/2006
  John's set up instructions are great. I have gotten the best printing results doing the following (I use Photoshop):

In Photoshop set it up to let the printer manage the color.

In the photo properties select your paper type

Change color management to manual and pick the set button.

Put a check in the box that says enable icm.

I have tried 3 or 4 variations including letting Photoshop do the color management and I always get results that are almost exactly what I see on my monitor.

When you insert the ink cartridges just remember that the hold that ink flows out of should be on the bottom and to the rear.

4/24/2006 4:19:03 PM


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