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Re: cant print in black
Do the cleaning procedure twice. Use a original brother ink cart! If you are lucky, the printhead is not clogged. If you dont see any black blocks when printing the testsheet, the head is definitly clogged. You cant clean the printhead because of an internal filter!
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Common error for Printhead that some colors on your printout are missing. 1. Clean printhead twicepress menu button> select clean printhead> select basic/deep clean 2. Test PrintPress photo and copy button at the same time for atleast 10 sec. or until it prints 3. Reseat the printheadSimple remove the inkcartridges and the printhead close the printer access door without the printhead. Open the printer access door put the printhead and the inkcartridges back. Then close the printer access door. DO TEST PRINT if still missing colors 4. Replace printheadContact Kodak AiO support line at 1 800 421 6699
He's not saying that the black cartridge won't print (which would warrant cleaning the heads, or messing with the cartridges) -- I have the same problem that MarkDan is having as well... no matter what you select as the output from any "Print" dialog window, the HP 21xx and 12xx series printers _always_ print in full color. You can choose Black and White, Greyscale, Color -- doesn't matter what you choose in the dialog boxes, it utterly ignores you, and will always print in color.
I have no idea why it does this, but it's eating a _ton_ of color ink for no good reason. I have searched all over the Web and on HP's site, but solution has been found.
epson.com, actually you can print using black ink only, but you have to reset the color ink for it to register as full. :) or you can freeze the ink counter using the ssc service utility before the other ink rans out. :)