Question about Epson Stylus Color 740 InkJet Printer
I have only 1 color ink cartridge that is empty, but the other 3 - including black - are still full or at least 1/2 full. I want to print just a black-and-white document, but it won't print because the one is empty. If I only want to print a black-and-white document and the black is still full, why won't it let me? I'm not using the color. How can I print it without having to replace the empty color cartridge? I can't afford it right now. Please help!!
There are only a few steps you need to do to reset a Brother printer ink cartridge and once you do it, you will be up and printing in no time. There are actually two things that a Brother printer uses to detect ink and you can manipulate one or the other.
Things You'll Need: · Black electrical tape, masking tape or duct tape
1. Step 1
Identify the printer If your printer uses memory, you can tell which printer you have by looking at where the cartridge goes in, if you see two "eyes" and a part of the cartridge goes in between them, follow Step 3. Otherwise, continue with Step 2.
2. Step 2
Clear the memory by taking the cartridge out and unplugging the unit for 30 seconds. Then, plug it back in and put back in the cartridge. You may need to do this five times, as the memory holds the last five cartridges.
3. Step 3
If the Brother printer has "eyes" where the cartridge goes, you will need to block in between them with a piece of tape so that it thinks the cartridge is always full. Simply put a piece of tape on the piece of the cartridge that goes in between the eyes to block the path of the infrared beam
Please come back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one so I will keep on helping.
All The Best: Pineworks
Posted on Mar 03, 2010
when you print black document the printer should only withdraw black ink,or you have go back to computer to tellthem print black and white, How? when you click print the screen will show out printer setting box ,you can find the option over there.
Posted on Dec 09, 2008
SOURCE: The printer won't print.
You can only use the black ink cartridge without the color ink. But no need to replace them in your printer.
When you print just choose black and white for the printed text must be black not colored. But if you still received such notification...just try to replace the color ink cartridge to continue printing
Note: As per my experience. printer with exclusive black ink alone will damage the printer easily due to unbalance printing of ink
Posted on Sep 20, 2011
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Oct 25, 2012 | Lexmark Pinnacle Pro901 All-in-one Inkjet...
Oct 25, 2012 | Lexmark Pinnacle Pro 901 All-In-One Inkjet...
Sep 25, 2012 | Lexmark 90T6005 Prospect Pro205 All-in-One...
Apr 21, 2017 | Epson Computers & Internet
Jun 30, 2011 | Computers & Internet
May 07, 2009 | Epson Stylus DX6050 All-In-One InkJet...
Jan 08, 2009 | Office Equipment & Supplies
Mar 31, 2008 | Canon PIXMA iP4000 InkJet Photo Printer
Mar 16, 2008 | HP Photosmart C4180 All-In-One InkJet...
Apr 05, 2017 | Epson Stylus Color 740 InkJet Printer
2,754 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!