02-07-2013 08:58 AM
My Photosmart printer is printing blank pages again. I had this problem a while back. Buying a new black cartridge seemed to solve it. After i emptied the new cartridge out in one day, i put in another one. Now after printing one page its gone back to printing white. The printerhead is moving like it should and everything seems fine.
These are the details:
- No ink in photo black, yellow, magenta or pink.
- full regular black cartridge
- selected mode - Print in grayscale -> use black ink only
- already tried reinstalling drivers 10 times
- both ePrint and normal printing give these problems
02-07-2013 11:38 AM - last edited on 04-19-2016 12:31 PM by OscarFuentes
Thank you for posting. In the scenario mentioned above I would first want to ask you to try making a copy on the machine. Also please try using the printer with all the cartridges installed in it. And after all those the steps in the link below are always there.
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02-08-2013 07:12 AM
I tried all of your tips. But it still doesnt work.
To be clear; i have cartridges in all the slots, only the ones ive named in my first post have no ink in it.
When i print, i always select the "grayscale-> use black ink only" setting, this should bypass the "color printing". I tried copying, this gave me another blank page.
Printed the testpage like suggested in the troubleshooter, de page came out in very poor in quality. This usually happens. If i would print another testpage, it would come out blank aswell.
06-24-2013 05:55 PM - last edited on 02-23-2017 07:57 PM by OscarFuentes
@vwtalbert - which printer do you have (the Photosmart C310 I assume)? You can select to print in grayscale but it will still try to use the other colors to create a fuller black text. I recommend replenishing any empty ink cartridges.
Go into the Setup menu on the printer and under Tools, print a Printer Status Report. Do you see black text when it prints the ink levels? What are your ink levels at, based on an estimated percentage?
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