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Trying to print black only document

I have a Epson c82 printer and have just installed a new black ink cartridge. I want to print a document that is black text only, now my monitor is saying that I need to change the other 3 colours.It is now 10pm and cannot purchase new ink until tommorrow at the earliest I have set to black ink only in printer settings but document does not print and I am still getting "ink out " warning. Any help would be appreciated

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Re: Trying to print black only document

The problem with this printer is that all the inks have to be at a usable ink level, if any one of them are below the acceptable amount it will not print in any colour at all not even black.

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