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Can I use only a black BJ cartridge on a Canon 620 printer?

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  • tedwylfree Apr 20, 2009

    What I want to know is this: can I use just a black cartridge with
    the 620?

  • tedwylfree Apr 20, 2009

    Let me be more clear. I want to know if I can load this printer with
    a black cartridge only. I do not want to use color. Some printers
    want both black and color; some will let the user get away with
    only black, even though one could also load a color cartridge into



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Nope. You can use Cyan, Magenta and Yellow as well as Black.

Specifications (BJC 620):

  • Form Factor: Desktop
  • Connectivity Technology: Cable
  • Language Simulation: EPSON LQ • IBM Proprinter X24E
  • Media Type: Coated Paper • Envelopes • Glossy Paper • Labels • Photo Paper • Plain Paper • Transparencies
  • Max Media Size: A4 (210 x 297 mm) • Legal (216 x 356 mm, 8.5 x 14")
  • Total Media Capacity: 100 Sheets
  • Media Path Type: Straight
  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows 3.x
  • Product ID: 20152942
  • Exterior Color: White Product Description for Canon BJC 620 (From the Manufacturer, Canon)
    Simply a piece of printing marvel, with high definition printing, superior ink technology, innovative waste-free ink system and user-friendly Windows printing system. The BJC-620, simply a must buy for those who seriously considers printing in superior, high quality color. It comes with an Internet kit.

    This printer model is not being manufactured by Canon any more
    Related links for Canon BJC 620:
    Canon BJC 620 printer ink cartridges at's site
    Canon printer ink cartridges
    Canon BJC 620 Driver

  • Posted on Apr 18, 2009

    • Anonymous Apr 20, 2009

      You can, but if you do and the translation of colors to greyscale fails to produce printing in a result that would prove to you to be satisfactory, you then would understand what I was trying to imply.

      The BJC 620 was produced in an era when high resolutions from screen images were rather limited, as shown in the exhibit I supplied, the Windows version recommended was, or Pre Windows 95, and as such modern operating systems no longer provide up to date drivers, making the results you would encounter with only a black cartridge rather unpredictable.



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