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Color printing Hello - I have a dell 5100CN printer and just want to print in black ink only, how do I do this? Thanks for your help

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When you print something and the window pops up, go to preferences and youll be able to specify "black" as the output color.

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1. Problem: - Color images are extremely faint or not produced, but black images are produced without any problem.
Resolution: - Replace Developer drive assembly (H6702) and clean ROS Window/Glass.
If you chose to persue this repair, you can probably find a replacement developer drive by doing either a google search for the part number listed ( H6702 ) or an ebay search for the same. We can also provide you with removal and replacement instructions.

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Hello from france !!
Your mistake come from the fuser.
Change it and all be fun

See xerox phaser 6300 fuser is most cheaper and it's compatible !!

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