Updated May 14, 1999
Instructions for the Brother LC01C, LC01Y, LC01M, and LC01BK Cartridges
Instructions for the Brother MFC-7000 Multi-Function Series Printers
The ink in this cartridge is retained because the cartridge has an internal
sponge. There are also a couple of ink filled chambers which make this one
Step 1) Put the cartridge on some paper towels in an area where you
can tolerate a spill.
Warning: This cartridge can be extremly messy to refill.
Please wear latex or rubber gloves and old clothes. Cover all
surfaces that the ink can drip onto with newspaper.
Step 2) Fill the syringe bottle with ink.
Step 3) Remove the needle from the syringe bottle. Place the cone-shaped
needle adaptor on the syringe bottle.
Step 4) Take the cartridge and locate the hole through which the ink
normally exits the cartridge.
Step 5) Turn the exit port down (toward your lap).
Step 6) Take the syringe bottle and inject the ink slowly up through the exit port.
(You may wish to trim the cone-shaped needle adaptor to fit the exit port
Continue to inject the ink until the ink comes out the vent hole on the top of the cartridge and
Step 7) Now flip the cartridge over (the exit port will be toward your face).
Now, on the bottom is the vent hole.
Step 8) Place the needle back onto the syringe bottle.
Step 9) Insert the needle into vent hole with the vent hole pointing down
toward your lap. Inject ink slowly until ink comes out the ink exit hole (which
is now on top) and stops bubbling.
Step 10) Let the cartridge sit for 10 minutes with the ink exit hole pointing
upward. You may wish to fill another cartridge while you are waiting.
Step 11) Repeat Step 9 (injecting ink) and Step 10 (letting the cartridge rest 10 minutes).
Step 12) Install in printer.
Step 13) You only need cover the vent and exit holes with electrical tape for
extended storage or transportation to prevent leaking or drying out. Remove
the tape when printing.
To Clean the Printhead
Clean the printhead only if the cartridge doesn't print or prints in
Follow the directions in the printer manual.
To Clean Your Sink
The ink is water-soluble. Use plenty of soap and warm water. You may also
need to use Comet or a similar cleaner if the stains persist.
To Clean Your Hands
On hands, the best substance to use is
Ink Be GoneTM, a
specially developed hand cleaner available from ACSI Bulk Inks.
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