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Can I print in only black if one of my color ink cartridges is empty?

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Yes, you can! You just need to paint your empty cartridge with a black sharpie, one of the side of the cartridge that points out of the printer where you can see ink level.

Or, get a black tape and stick a piece inside of the empty space in the cartridge slot without the cartridge. Again it's a narrow vertical side closest to the edge.Can I print in only black if one of my color ink - 4c8b63e.jpg

It will be seen by the sensor as the cartridge is not empty.

Posted on Sep 11, 2010

  • Iamdoctor Sep 11, 2010

    I actually use a piece of white scotch, but I think black conduct tape is the best.

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