How to Replace an Empty Film Cartridge in a Fujifilm INSTAX® Mini 11 Instant Camera – Tutorial

Fujifilm INSTAX® Mini 11
The Fujifilm INSTAX Mini 11 is one of the most popular cameras for instant photography. An instant camera is a camera which uses self-developing film to create a chemically developed print shortly after taking the picture. The Fujifilm INSTAX Mini 11 is available in several cool and modern colors. The Mini 11 is pleasing to look at, and is straightforward to use. The camera is loaded with ready-to-use pre-loaded plastic film cartridges (not included), enough for 10 pictures per cartridge.

The Fujifilm INSTAX Mini 11 is the successor to the Fujifilm INSTAX Mini 9. The Mini 11 has a a more compact design, is now fully automatic and takes better photos. A new selfie mode is an other major advantage of Mini 11. Just pull out the lens a little further and use the little selfie mirror on the front of the camera.

At the touch of a button, you get printed photos with roughly the size of a credit card. This model is perfect for parties, festivals or a day out. It’s a perfect fun camera. Don’t just take pictures, but give them away immediately. They will develop automatically within minutes! The Fujifilm INSTAX Mini 11 is also easy to use for children, making it a great birthday or Christmas gift. Your children will love getting one, for sure.

Check te price of the Fujifilm INSTAX Mini 11 at Amazon.com .
Check te price of the Fujifilm INSTAX Mini 11 at Bol.com .

Fujifilm Instant INSTAX® MINI Film
Note: the camera does not come with film cartridges in it’s box, you have to order these separately. For this camera, you need Fujifilm Instant INSTAX MINI Film. One film cartridge is enough for ten pictures. Cartridges are sold in boxes of 2 or 5 cartridges.

The Fujifilm Mini 11 camera only excepts MINI Film. The Fujifilm INSTAX WIDE and INSTAX SQUARE film only fit in different camera and printer models. Besides the standard white film, many other types of film and paper designs are available, like Stone Gray, Spray Art, Blue Marble, Macaron, Rainbow, Candy Pop, Monochrome, Black Border, Confetti, Sky Blue, Pink Lemonade, and Mermaid Tail.
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Check the price of a convenient Box of 5 INSTAX Mini Film Cartridges
(50 exposures) (Amazon's choice).
Check te price of a convenient Box of 5 INSTAX Mini Film Cartridges
(50 exposures) at Bol.com .

How do I replace an empty Fujifilm Instant INSTAX® Mini 11 film cartridge?

1. Make 100% sure there isn’t any unused film currently in the camera. Otherwise, you might exposure the film and probably ruin it. You can check this by looking at the small window to the left of the viewfinder. If it is yellow, then there is an empty or full plastic film cartridge inside your camera. Make sure the film counter on the bottom right of the camera displays an ‘S‘, after taking the last picture (1), which means all the film has been used and the empty cartridge should be replaced with a new one. Never open the back cover, when there are unused pictures left in the camera.
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2. Make sure the 2 AA-size alkaline batteries (penlite) are installed into the battery compartment. Once installed the batteries will usually have enough power to be used for approximately 10 INSTAX Mini film packs (100 exposures). The batteries are placed in a dedicated battery compartment. This means you can replace the batteries, while there’s still film in the Fujifilm INSTAX Mini 11. When you replace the batteries, always keep the camera OFF.

3. Remove the new cartridge from its packaging. Open the protective foil of the film package and take the cartridge out. Do this gently. Avoid bending the cartridge or put pressure on it. Do not try to open the plastic cartridge, it should be installed into the camera complete and unopened. Once out of the protective foil, hold the cartridge by it’s sides.
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4. The camera should still be OFF. On the back of the Mini 11, you will see a small latch to open the film compartment. Open the film door of the camera by pulling the latch on the film door to the right and pulling the film door away from the camera. Be careful to hold the film camera by the body and not the film door as it could break.
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5. Remove the empty plastic film cartridge from the device by lifting it out of the cartridge compartment and discard the remnants in the trash.
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6. Align the new cartridge correctly. Place your new plastic film cartridge with the yellow mark on the film pack lined up to the yellow mark on the inside of the camera.
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7. Close the film door (back cover) by pushing it down until you hear a click. The back cover is now locked.
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8. Press the large power button near the lens to turn the camera ON. The lens barrel extends and the orange LED on the camera lights up. At this point, the film counter at the backside still displays an ‘S’.
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9. Press the shutter button once. By doing this, you do NOT yet take the first picture. The first time the shutter button is used after installing a new film cartridge, it will only eject the black protective covering (darkslide) that protects your film from light while loading it into your camera. It will slowly be pushed out from the film ejection slot.
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10. Remove the plastic protective cartridge cover (darkslide), once it’s fully pushed out of the film ejection slot and discard the cover in the trash.
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11. Now the Fujifilm INSTAX Mini 11 has been reloaded, check if the film counter on the bottom right of the camera indicates ten (10) again.
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Your camera is ready for use again and you can take an other series of ten pictures. Have fun!

How to Replace an Empty Ink Cartridge in the HP ENVY Inspire 7955e All-in-One Printer – an Illustrated Tutorial in 11 Steps

Check the price of the HP ENVY Inspire 7955e at Amazon.com .


Make sure you purchase the right ink cartridges for your specific printer and printer region or have your old ones refilled. Cartridges are not compatible between different brands, and often not within the same brand. HP often designs its inkjet hardware to use country-specific consumables. When you unbox a new HP inkjet printer and set it up, you install a set of ink tanks that ship with the printer. As you turn on the device and get ready to use it, an initialization sequence localizes it to the country associated with the ink cartridges you installed. HP recommends that you use original HP ink cartridges.

XL (Extra Large) cartridges cost more but do provide better value in the long run. They will be able to print 3 times as many pages as a regular cartridge. Our advice is that if you print often, go with XL. However, ink can dry up. So if you are not a frequent printer, go with the regular cartridges.

You can check the estimated ink levels from the printer control panel, from the printer software or from the HP Smart app.
A. To check the estimated ink levels from the printer control panel:
– From the printer control panel, touch or swipe down the tab at the top of the screen to open the Dashboard
– Touch the Ink symbol to check the estimated ink levels.
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B. To check the ink levels from the printer software (Windows):
– Open the HP printer software.
– In the printer software, click Estimated Levels at the top of the window.
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C. To check the ink levels from the HP Smart app:
Just view the estimated ink levels from the home screen.
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Ink level warnings and indicators provide estimates for planning purposes only. When you receive a low-ink warning message, consider having a replacement cartridge available to avoid possible printing delays. You do not have to replace the cartridges until the print quality is unacceptable.

Use the single-cartridge mode to operate the HP ENVY Inspire 7955e All-in-One printer with only one cartridge. The single-cartridge mode is initiated when an cartridge is removed from the cartridge carriage.

Which ink cartridges do I need for my HP ENVY Inspire 7955e All-in-One series Printer?

For your US HP ENVY Inspire 7955e All-in-One Printer you need HP 64 Black AND HP 64 Tri-color cartridges (OR the HP 64 XL versions). There are also combo packs available, like the HP 64 Black and Tri-Color Original Ink Cartridges, 2 Cartridges. Check the price of HP 64 cartridges at Amazon.com .
For your European or UK HP ENVY Inspire 7955e All-in-One Printer you need HP 303 Black AND HP 303 Tri-color cartridges (OR the HP 303 XL versions). There are also combo packs available, like the HP Z4B62EE 303 Photo Value Pack, Black and Tri-colour, Pack of 2.

Try Amazon's ink selector tool to find compatible ink cartridges for your printer.

Replace the ink cartridges

1. Press the Power button to turn on the printer, if it is not already turned on.
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2. Load unused plain white Letter or A4-sized paper into the main paper tray.
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Remove the empty cartridge
3. Open the front door as shown below.
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4. Open the cartridge access door by placing a thumb or two fingers under the small handle on the front of the cartridge access door and then lifting it up. Wait until the print cartridge cradle is idle and silent before you continue.
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5. Lightly press down on the cartridge to release it, and then pull the cartridge toward you out of its slot. Set it aside for recycling.
– Remove the cartridge from the slot on the left to replace the tri-color cartridge.
– Remove the cartridge from the slot on the right to replace the black cartridge.
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Insert the new cartridge
6. Remove the new cartridge from its package. Be careful to only touch the black plastic on the ink cartridge by holding the ink cartridge by its sides.
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7. Pull the colored tab to remove the protective tape from the cartridge.
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Do NOT:
– Remove the copper electrical strip.
– Touch the copper-colored contacts or the ink nozzles.
– Replace the protective tape on the contacts.
do not touch contacts

8. Hold the cartridge by its sides with the nozzles toward the printer, and then insert the cartridge into its slot at a slight upward angle. Make sure that the icon on the cartridge matches the icon on the slot.
– Insert the tri-color cartridge into the left slot.
– Insert the black cartridge into the right slot.
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9. Repeat steps 5 through 8 to replace the other cartridge, if necessary.

10. Close the cartridge access door. The printer starts an initialization process. It is normal for the printer to make noises during this process.
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11. Close the front door.
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Align the printhead only if necessary.
Clean the printhead if your printed output is streaked or has any incorrect or missing colors.

The printer automatically aligns the printhead during the initial setup. The printhead does not have to be realigned when cartridges are replaced. However, you might want to use this feature for print quality issues in printouts when the printer status page shows streaking or white lines through any of the blocks of color, or if you are having print quality issues with your printouts. Performing the cleaning and aligning procedures unnecessarily can waste ink and shorten the life of the cartridges.

From the printer control panel:
– Touch or swipe down the tab at the top of the screen to open the
Dashboard

– Touch Setup
– Touch Printer Maintenance
Select the desired option
– Follow the onscreen instructions

How to Replace an Empty Ink Cartridge in the HP ENVY Inspire 7958e All-in-One Printer – an Illustrated Tutorial in 11 Steps

Make sure you purchase the right ink cartridges for your specific printer and printer region or have your old ones refilled. Cartridges are not compatible between different brands, and often not within the same brand. HP often designs its inkjet hardware to use country-specific consumables. When you unbox a new HP inkjet printer and set it up, you install a set of ink tanks that ship with the printer. As you turn on the device and get ready to use it, an initialization sequence localizes it to the country associated with the ink cartridges you installed. HP recommends that you use original HP ink cartridges.

XL (Extra Large) cartridges cost more but do provide better value in the long run. They will be able to print 3 times as many pages as a regular cartridge. Our advice is that if you print often, go with XL. However, ink can dry up. So if you are not a frequent printer, go with the regular cartridges.

You can check the estimated ink levels from the HP Smart app, from the printer software or from the printer control panel:
A. To check the estimated ink levels from the printer control panel.
– From the printer control panel, touch or swipe down the tab at the top of the screen to open the Dashboard
– Touch the Ink symbol to check the estimated ink levels.
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B. To check the ink levels from the printer software (Windows):
– Open the HP printer software.
– In the printer software, click Estimated Levels at the top of the window.
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Ink level warnings and indicators provide estimates for planning purposes only. When you receive a low-ink warning message, consider having a replacement cartridge available to avoid possible printing delays. You do not have to replace the cartridges until the print quality is unacceptable.

Use the single-cartridge mode to operate the HP ENVY Inspire 7958e All-in-One printer with only one cartridge. The single-cartridge mode is initiated when an cartridge is removed from the cartridge carriage.

Which ink cartridges do I need for my HP ENVY Inspire 7958e All-in-One series Printer?

For your US HP ENVY Inspire 7958e All-in-One Printer you need HP 64 Black AND HP 64 Tri-color cartridges (OR the HP 64 XL versions). There are also combo packs available, like the HP 64 Black and Tri-Color Original Ink Cartridges, 2 Cartridges. Check the price of HP 64 cartridges at Amazon.com .
For your European or UK HP ENVY Inspire 7958e All-in-One Printer you need HP 303 Black AND HP 303 Tri-color cartridges (OR the HP 303 XL versions). There are also combo packs available, like the HP Z4B62EE 303 Photo Value Pack, Black and Tri-colour, Pack of 2.

Try Amazon's ink selector tool to find compatible ink cartridges for your printer.

Replace the ink cartridges

1. Press the Power button to turn on the printer, if it is not already turned on.
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2. Load unused plain white Letter or A4-sized paper into the main paper tray.
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Remove the empty cartridge
3. Open the front door as shown below.
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4. Open the cartridge access door by placing a thumb or two fingers under the small handle on the front of the cartridge access door and then lifting it up. Wait until the print cartridge cradle is idle and silent before you continue.
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5. Lightly press down on the cartridge to release it, and then pull the cartridge toward you out of its slot. Set it aside for recycling.
– Remove the cartridge from the slot on the left to replace the tri-color cartridge.
– Remove the cartridge from the slot on the right to replace the black cartridge.
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Insert the new cartridge
6. Remove the new cartridge from its package. Be careful to only touch the black plastic on the ink cartridge by holding the ink cartridge by its sides.
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7. Pull the colored tab to remove the protective tape from the cartridge.
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Do NOT:
– Remove the copper electrical strip.
– Touch the copper-colored contacts or the ink nozzles.
– Replace the protective tape on the contacts.
do not touch contacts

8. Hold the cartridge by its sides with the nozzles toward the printer, and then insert the cartridge into its slot at a slight upward angle. Make sure that the icon on the cartridge matches the icon on the slot.
– Insert the tri-color cartridge into the left slot.
– Insert the black cartridge into the right slot.
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9. Repeat steps 5 through 8 to replace the other cartridge, if necessary.

10. Close the cartridge access door. The printer starts an initialization process. It is normal for the printer to make noises during this process.
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11. Close the front door.
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Align the printhead only if necessary.
Clean the printhead if your printed output is streaked or has any incorrect or missing colors.

The printer automatically aligns the printhead during the initial setup. The printhead does not have to be realigned when cartridges are replaced. However, you might want to use this feature for print quality issues in printouts when the printer status page shows streaking or white lines through any of the blocks of color, or if you are having print quality issues with your printouts. Performing the cleaning and aligning procedures unnecessarily can waste ink and shorten the life of the cartridges.

From the printer control panel:
– Touch or swipe down the tab at the top of the screen to open the
Dashboard

– Touch Setup
– Touch Printer Maintenance
Select the desired option
– Follow the onscreen instructions

How to Replace an Empty Ink Cartridge in the HP ENVY Inspire 7921e All-in-One Printer – an Illustrated Tutorial in 11 Steps

Make sure you purchase the right ink cartridges for your specific printer and printer region or have your old ones refilled. Cartridges are not compatible between different brands, and often not within the same brand. HP often designs its inkjet hardware to use country-specific consumables. When you unbox a new HP inkjet printer and set it up, you install a set of ink tanks that ship with the printer. As you turn on the device and get ready to use it, an initialization sequence localizes it to the country associated with the ink cartridges you installed. HP recommends that you use original HP ink cartridges.

XL (Extra Large) cartridges cost more but do provide better value in the long run. They will be able to print 3 times as many pages as a regular cartridge. Our advice is that if you print often, go with XL. However, ink can dry up. So if you are not a frequent printer, go with the regular cartridges.

You can check the estimated ink levels from the HP Smart app, from the printer software or from the printer control panel.
A. To check the estimated ink levels from the printer control panel.
– From the printer control panel, touch or swipe down the tab at the top of the screen to open the Dashboard
– Touch the Ink symbol to check the estimated ink levels.
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B. To check the ink levels from the printer software (Windows)
– Open the HP printer software.
– In the printer software, click Estimated Levels at the top of the window.
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Ink level warnings and indicators provide estimates for planning purposes only. When you receive a low-ink warning message, consider having a replacement cartridge available to avoid possible printing delays. You do not have to replace the cartridges until the print quality is unacceptable.

Use the single-cartridge mode to operate the HP ENVY Inspire 7921e All-in-One printer with only one cartridge. The single-cartridge mode is initiated when an cartridge is removed from the cartridge carriage.

Which ink cartridges do I need for my HP ENVY Inspire 7921e All-in-One series Printer?

For your US HP ENVY Inspire 7921e All-in-One Printer you need HP 64 Black AND HP 64 Tri-color cartridges (OR the HP 64 XL versions). There are also combo packs available, like the HP 64 Black and Tri-Color Original Ink Cartridges, 2 Cartridges. Check the price of HP 64 cartridges at Amazon.com .
For your European or UK HP ENVY Inspire 7921e All-in-One Printer you need HP 303 Black AND HP 303 Tri-color cartridges (OR the HP 303 XL versions). There are also combo packs available, like the HP Z4B62EE 303 Photo Value Pack, Black and Tri-colour, Pack of 2.

Try Amazon's ink selector tool to find compatible ink cartridges for your printer.

Replace the ink cartridges

1. Press the Power button to turn on the printer, if it is not already turned on.
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2. Load unused plain white Letter or A4-sized paper into the main paper tray.
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Remove the empty cartridge
3. Open the front door as shown below.
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4. Open the cartridge access door by placing a thumb or two fingers under the small handle on the front of the cartridge access door and then lifting it up. Wait until the print cartridge cradle is idle and silent before you continue.
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5. Lightly press down on the cartridge to release it, and then pull the cartridge toward you out of its slot. Set it aside for recycling.
– Remove the cartridge from the slot on the left to replace the tri-color cartridge.
– Remove the cartridge from the slot on the right to replace the black cartridge.
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Insert the new cartridge
6. Remove the new cartridge from its package. Be careful to only touch the black plastic on the ink cartridge by holding the ink cartridge by its sides.
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7. Pull the colored tab to remove the protective tape from the cartridge.
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Do NOT:
– Remove the copper electrical strip.
– Touch the copper-colored contacts or the ink nozzles.
– Replace the protective tape on the contacts.
do not touch contacts

8. Hold the cartridge by its sides with the nozzles toward the printer, and then insert the cartridge into its slot at a slight upward angle. Make sure that the icon on the cartridge matches the icon on the slot.
– Insert the tri-color cartridge into the left slot.
– Insert the black cartridge into the right slot.
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9. Repeat steps 5 through 8 to replace the other cartridge, if necessary.

10. Close the cartridge access door. The printer starts an initialization process. It is normal for the printer to make noises during this process.
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11. Close the front door.
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Align the printhead only if necessary.
Clean the printhead if your printed output is streaked or has any incorrect or missing colors.

The printer automatically aligns the printhead during the initial setup. The printhead does not have to be realigned when cartridges are replaced. However, you might want to use this feature for print quality issues in printouts when the printer status page shows streaking or white lines through any of the blocks of color, or if you are having print quality issues with your printouts. Performing the cleaning and aligning procedures unnecessarily can waste ink and shorten the life of the cartridges.

From the printer control panel:
– Touch or swipe down the tab at the top of the screen to open the
Dashboard

– Touch Setup
– Touch Printer Maintenance
Select the desired option
– Follow the onscreen instructions