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Do you need to have a color cartridge in or can you bypass?

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Most modern printers need all cartridges to be full or they wont print, so if 1 colour is empty you cant even print in just black.... what a rip off.
You can buy a chip resetter to fool the printer in thinking that a near empty cartridge is full

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