Question about Kodak EASYSHARE 5100 All-In-One Printer

1 Answer

My printer will not print in black

I changed the ink three times and it still will not print in black

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

The print head probably needs to be replaced. I went through th troubleshooting section and eventually called customer service. New print head on the way, free of charge.

Posted on Mar 04, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Black will not print


Hi,
Please check it black ink cartridge and also check it your cartridge working conduction or not. If you are more then three time refill then not used cartridge because three time after not good quality print.
And go to printer property and check it color choose option if you are not choose black ink then not black printing.

Thanks,
HP Printer Support

May 30, 2014 | HP Officejet 6310 All-In-One InkJet...

1 Answer

Even when printing in monochrome color ink goes down


Depending on what you print, these printers will print black by combining all three colors, they also use some color every time the printer calibrates. If you print mostly black and white you are better off getting a monochrome only printer.

Feb 28, 2014 | HEWLETT-PACKARD CP1525NW Laser Printer

1 Answer

Hp Photosmart 6510 Black ink will not print


It is a known defect among many PhotoSmart printers, including the 6510. The black ink was programmed to fail at between 50 to 60 black print cartridges. One HP whistleblower said a bug in this programmed failure causes the black ink to suddenly stop printing after 5 to 6 black ink changes instead. When you call in, they offer to sell you a new printer! The service guy I spoke with was extremely nervous. I refused to buy a new printer, given I had put less than a ream of paper through mine. I was on hold for about 10 minutes, then told there was no supervisor, but given an email address to write to. Three weeks later, still no response. Yes, a class action lawsuit needs to happen, not just for the printer malfunction, but for the hours I soent trying to fix it, and new cartridges I bought, thinking I had bad ones.

Jan 27, 2013 | Printers & Copiers

1 Answer

How to use only black cartridge on cx7450 epson !


Hi, this is not a solution because I don't think there is one apart from buying new inks. You need to consider 2 things, firstly the official line: Epson (and all other inkjet manufacturers) do this to prevent the coloured print head nozzles from getting blocked. If they are not used for a long time the ink dries up and blocks the nozzles. Epson recommends printing at least once a month with all colours to prevent this. Whenever the printer is turned on it performs a head clean, this is why the coloured inks get used over time even though they are not used for printing. It is also why the "print in Black only" option (available on some printers) only works when the coloured inks are OK.
The 2nd unofficial line is that it is a win-win situation for manufacturers. Firstly they get to cut down on costly warranty call outs for blocked heads (replacement printers, technician manhours, etc) and secondly they get to sell lots more inks (Ka-ching!). If you really want to print black text only (and save cash on price per-print) then a mono-laser printer is the best way as they can now be bought at inkjet prices.

Apr 06, 2009 | Epson Stylus Multifunction Inkjet Printer/...

2 Answers

Canon iP90 will not print black text - it will print any other color text. When I print a test page - it only prints the small flag top left page. I have done a deep cleaning - three times. I have replaced...


hi karen,
If you are sure that the ink is present, there two other possibilities: Purge unit work properly so the ink cannot flow down from ink tank or Logic board of you printer is faulty.

Dec 13, 2008 | Canon PIXMA iP90 InkJet Printer

1 Answer

Black ink simply won't work


go to the control panel for your printer and disable mixing colors for "black" ink

Jun 05, 2008 | HP Business Inkjet 2230 Printer

1 Answer

Can we print with other three Color ink cartridges when Black Ink cartridge is emptied?


hi,

as u have ran out of ink you cant print anymore... you have to replace a new ink cartridge.... this is because when u print something, the colors will get mixed to print the exact color.... even if u are printing only in black, some other colors wil get mixed to produce the black color on the paper... so u need to change the ink cartridge.... u cannot run with a blank filled ink cartridge.... and the selection of your printer is very good...

thanks and regards
agnel

Mar 19, 2008 | HP Officejet Pro L7580 All-In-One InkJet...

1 Answer

Epson Printer - Skipping When Printing Black


If you try the print head alignment or head cleaning wizard under the maintenance tab, they may help!

Dec 18, 2007 | Epson Stylus CX3810 All-In-One InkJet...

4 Answers

Printer will not print black, but will not let me replace black cartridge


The Epson FAQ lists several techniques for resolving this problem. http://www.epson.com/cgi-bin/Store/support/supDetail.jsp?BV_UseBVCookie=yes&oid=14374&infoType=Overview There is also an animation on how to replace the ink cartridges. http://www.epson.com/cgi-bin/Store/support/supDetail.jsp?BV_UseBVCookie=yes&infoType=HowTo&oid=14374&prodoid=11473

Oct 14, 2006 | Epson Stylus 880 InkJet Color Printer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Kodak EASYSHARE 5100 All-In-One Printer Logo

24 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Kodak Printers & Copiers Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18297 Answers

Michel Smith

Level 3 Expert

1218 Answers

Sajid Najmi
Sajid Najmi

Level 1 Expert

31 Answers

Are you a Kodak Printer and Copier Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...