Question about Brother MFC-3220C Plain Paper Inkjet Fax

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Unit Waste Lots of Ink

Hi, I took my Brother MFC-3220c in for the upgraded computer replacement, Brothers had mailed me about. No cost. Now the fax machine cleans the heads every hour or so and wastes a lot of ink for nothing. I have had to stop using it and have it boxed up, sitting in my garage. I would LOVE to use it again. Can you help? *Oh, and can I set it, so it only does black and white faxes? Color costs too much and I usually need only black and white documents/copies anyway. Sincerely, Richard Amovernshaker(at)gmail

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Since my original posting back in Aug07, I have two other ideas. 1. Only turn it on when you need to use it, and/or 2. replace all ink cartridges with black ink. Both ideas somewhat reduces it's functionability, but it may help a little.

Posted on Nov 15, 2007



I have had the same problem, so I decided to use the fax only for sending faces. I took the ink out of the machine so

Posted on Nov 15, 2007


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