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Printing with my Kodak easyshare 5300


the attention light continues to blink. The LCD display says "color ink cartridge needs replacing - replace color ink cartridge." I seldom use the color cartridge, so do I have to purchase a color cartridge to use the black ink cartridge? And how do I switch between color and the black-nd-white cartridges?

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    can't print black with color cartridge empty

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You cannot print if other cartridges are empty, that's how this printer works.....

Hope that helps......

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It is necessary to install the colour cartridge.to use with black

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  • tech expert12 Aug 14, 2008

    though you rarely use the colour cartridge, you have to install the colour cartridge because in your printer both the cartridges should be installed and working properly even though you want to work with the single cartridge.and if you dont want your colour cartridge to be used at all then right click the printer icon and go to properties and set the option as "print in black only" so your colour cartridge wont get used. thanks and do rate the solution.

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