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Printing without color

I ran out of color ink but what I wanted to print needed to be in black won't let me print without color being in it. I tried taking it out and it wouldn't I put it back in and it still won't print. Do they both need to be full in order to do any printing??? Any help is appreciated greatly!!

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  • CWITTEMAN Apr 09, 2008

    I also would like to be able to print using only black ink cartridge. Is there any way to change the settings to print in black and white only and not have the printer shut down because the color ink cartridge is low/needs replacing?

  • gukevi Apr 20, 2008

    how come the hp psc 750 uses colour to print in a mac pc even though the page is in black texts? The setting doesn't have black/white printing, only grayscale and colours. And the printer uses colour to print black texts too, when it should really use the black cartridge. Seems to be fine in windows operating system though.

  • Anonymous May 03, 2009

    There is really no solution to this. HP has designed these printers to work only when there is sufficient ink detected in all cartridges. These guys make a lot of the money out of consumables - that is why they will give you the printer cheap because they know how to milk you. That's the reason that all the manufacturers make their own cartridges which are not compatible with other manufacturers. The printer consumable business is a gold mine for these guys and they know how to fleece their customers!!



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Each cartridge must have a certain amount of ink for the machine to run, even though you only want to print in black and white. Hope this helps.

Posted on Apr 11, 2008


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In both cases be sure using correct ink. Use of generic ink can lead to leakage of catrridge seats do to crossion from inferrior ink quality (per Cannon). Be sure ink in proper locations - see manual. Run the maintenance proceedures: cleaning then print nozzle pattern. If all colors are not proper after two or three cleanings, perform deep cleaning. Print nozzle pattern after each cleaning. This should clear up problem. If not, print head may need replacement.

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Are the ink cartridges refilled or compatible? They may be defective.
Are they installed correctly (not in the wrong slots)?
** Note that even if they are replaced it will take SEVERAL pages before the quality returns

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You can try to use an other cartridge. if that won't fix your problem, you should send the printer back for repair

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SOURCE: ink full printing black great but the colors arnt

Use the Power Purge Function to bleed the line and clear any clog... Make Sure have more ink on hand...

Hold down the menu key. While still holding the menu key, unplug the machine and plug it back in. Do not let go of the key until the machine reboots and the screen says "maintenence". Hit the following keys: 7, 6, 4,black start. The machine will then go into "power purge" or deep clean mode for about 5-7 minutes. When complete hit: 99 to get out of maintanence and reboot. Be sure to have extra ink cartidges on hand as it does use up a lot of ink but this process works the best every time when the printer wont print

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