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Light purple cast to black and white prints

My photo 2200 prints black and white photos with a light purple cast to them. My hp 7260 photo printer has much more true black and white prints. Any ideas as to my problem? I only use Epson ink and paper. I love the Epson premium semi-gloss photo paper. Color photos printed with the 2200 look great. Only the black and white prints have this problem.
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Known issue. Use QTR to print bw prints. Works great on my Epson 2200.
http://www.quadtonerip.com/html/QTRoverview.html

Posted on Dec 11, 2008

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    What does QTR stand for?

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