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Hp photosmart 7850 printer

Do not use my printer for photos. need to print in black ink and use color only when page on computer has color. this printer was given to me. i have no manual. what ink cartridges do i buy for printer

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Looks like an HP # 94 for black and #95 for TriColor will do it for you.

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Posted on Mar 26, 2008

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1. Check the ink levels.
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The C309 has a black photo cartridge.

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THe best way to tell if by checking first the ink levels and replace cartridge if necessary.

One thing you can do to check if the printer is printing is by adjusting on the Printer Setttings and printing on one color.

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Hope this helps. Please remember to rate this information.

Thanks

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