Have recently installed a new set of inks in my brother DCP110C. The 3 colours are working fine but the black ink fails to print despite cleaning the print heads over and over again. What can the problem be?
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I have the same problem. Everything on the printer is working just fine. It'll do a test page just fine, so everything's working right. The %$^ thing just won't print. It makes noise like it's printing when you give it a print job, but it spits out blank pages.
I had the same problem with my DCP 165.It simply wouldnt print.The paper was coming out but it was Blank.I had changed all the cartridges so there was no obvious issue with the ink.Then I printed a test page.It printed all the colour blocks except the black.Then i found out from Brother website that it was a problem with cleaning and after seeral cleaning cycles the printer worked fine.
3>Black or colour
Repeat the above process several times and try printing after that...Hope it works
you might have printer set to print in black ink only check in settings if not re install printer driver then print test page if the windows logo comes out in colour and the text black everything is fine
i have a brother mfc 5440cn printer,error message says out of black ink,i replaced it,still says out of ink,i opened and checked micro switch,then bypassed micro switch,still reads out of black ink and wont go any further than that
The Yellow ink cartridge yield is up to 300 pages @ 600 x 150 dpi when printing at 5% coverage on A4 sized paper. The Magenta ink cartridge yield is up to 300 pages @ 600 x 150 dpi when printing at 5% coverage on A4 sized paper. The Cyan ink cartridge yield is up to 300 pages @ 600 x 150 dpi when printing at 5% coverage on A4 sized paper. The Black ink cartridge yield is up to 350 pages @ 600 x 150 dpi when printing at 5% coverage on A4 sized paper.
so it appears that what you are experiencing is not normal and you may have a leaking printer.
There is one thing you can check though, everytime you print, make sure that you are not printing at the highest quality option selectable as this almost certainly will fire out more ink than regular printing... choose a middle quality option or even draft option if you will be printing regular text.