Question about Brother MFC 210C All-In-One InkJet Printer
Hi my colour inks are finished and i do not have the resources to replace it yet, but my black ink is still full, now when i try to print a document with the black ink it does not print, says that the ink is empty, and indicates which colours are empty. please help me about that problem.
Unfortunately, like most multi cartridge ink jet printers when one ink is empty the printer will cease printing regardless of whether you just want to print in black and white and you have plenty of black ink left. I have heard of people tricking the printer into believing the cartridge is full by placing coloured tape etc in front of the ink sensing device but I am not sure how the Brother senses the ink levels as i have some aftermarket ink cartridges for mine which seem to be completely non-opaque (unlike the originals). The need to have colour cartridges in even if you only ever print with black ink is good news for Brother as the MFC-210c uses a large amount of ink during it's routine cleaning cycles (that you cant stop) and will empty all 3 cartridges in under 6 months without ever printer a single drop of colour ink. Sorry about all the bad news, at least your not alone......
Posted on Jan 05, 2007
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