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Is there any way to print without using black ink?

I have an hp design jet 500 ps and I ran out of blank ink. I could print the document in blue ink but whenever I try to plot something it just keeps saying to replace the ink cartridge. Is there any way that I can print without black ink?

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  • kerrie1129 Dec 08, 2008

    I tried to do that, but we don't even have a black ink cartridge anymore so it didn't work. Thank you though. :)

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All hp printers need both cartridges installed to operate, it can be emty, as long as its installed. Goto prefrences in you printer settings there is a option use colour or black only.... Hope thise solves your problem

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