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HP Laser Jet 1600

Just curious, when printing only black text on a page, why
would it use the pink cartridge also?
Is there a setting i need to check, or is this supposed to happen?

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Re: HP Laser Jet 1600

In the Windows environment, the Automatic and Manual color options are on the Color tab in the printer driver. choose manual and print in grayscale

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Re: HP Laser Jet 1600

It should not, when you say pink you mean Magenta right?
sounds like it needs some cleaning, pull out everything you can pull out from the printer, and carefully clean any tone you see inside with a dry cloth, also clean the cartridges themselves.

print a few pages for any remaining toner to get phased/cleaned out on the print outs and see what happens

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