Question about Brother MFC 490cw Color Inkjet Multi-Function Printer
Hi! Please try this. Remove the black cartridge and shake well. Check the ink well if there are dried inks that may block the ink flow then use a cloth to clean it. Reinsert the black ink cartridge then run cleaning. This should print normally after the procedure. Hope this helps and have a good one!
Posted on Jul 21, 2010
Description of Problem 100000016357
When I print a document from my computer, the text is gray, dull, light or faded instead of black. What can I do?
Description of Solution 200000021007
By default, the Brother machine is designed to conserve ink. This will result in text documents appearing gray, dull, or faded instead of black. If you would like text to appear black, please complete the following steps: NOTE: With this setting, more ink will be used than when using default settings.
1. Click START -> (SETTINGS) -> CONTROL PANEL -> PRINTERS (AND FAXES) or PRINTERS AND OTHER HARDWARE then VIEW INSTALLED PRINTERS
2. Right click on the Brother printer driver and left click on PRINTING PREFERENCES.
3. On the BASIC tab under QUALITY, choose FINE from the dropdown box.
4. Click APPLY -> OK. NOTE: that by adjusting this setting the Brother machine will use more ink than when using default settings.
1. From within the print dialog box, select the APPLICATION dropdown and choose PRINT SETTINGS.
2. On the BASIC tab under QUALITY, choose FINE from the dropdown box.
3. Click OK or PRINT. NOTE: that by adjusting this setting the Brother machine will use more ink than when using default settings
Posted on Jul 21, 2010
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