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Printer wont print anything in colour

Hi PRinter will do the black stuff fine, but no coloured objects, text anything will print. You can hear the printer sounding like it is printing but page is blank Thanks for advice Kanga2

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  • w1mag Nov 10, 2007

    Same problem. Tried normal and deep cleaning, head alignment, new color ink tanks. Nothing helped.

  • Josacrin Jan 09, 2008

    Same problem, deep cleaning several times made no difference. The problem started when I refilled all of the ink and now only the black prints, with no trace of colour.

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Changing your cartridge would be better Arun

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Printer nozzle dirty/clog. Need new color ink. Goto printer menu and do the printer cleaning application there.

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Perhaps this will help explain things. You know those little boxes of food colouring you can buy in the supermarket - the ones that have four little bottles of colour - red, blue, yellow and green. Within reason you can combine these to turn white icing into most colours. Use nothing and the icing is still white or use everything and the icing will go a black-brown colour. Use a couple of drops of red and blue and you'll get purple.

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It's the same with your inkjet printer - because white is obtained by not having any ink print on the white paper. But of course that only works when the paper is white. Naturally you'll get different results on all colours of paper, decreasing as the paper gets darker in colour. Print blue on yellow paper and you should get green printing.

The only way to print in white is to do what commercial printers do - use opaque inks and include a white ink in the process. And as far as I know there's no commercial ink that will do that with an inkjet printer.

I can hear lots of you muttering "Rubbish. Of course you can print light colours on dark paper." Well all I can say is, have fun experimenting, but you won't be able to do it.

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Under Printing Preferences: Set your Media Type to Photo Paper Pro.
We used edible ink cartridges and printed onto icing sugar paper. Same old... Just one day it refused to print black. In order to continue our small business, I degraded the color until I printed gray and not black.

Tonight, I browsed for the problem and came across this :)

Hope it helps you too

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