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Help printing black that is dark black

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HP DesignJet T520 36"
macOS 10.13 High Sierra

I am a HP DesignJet T520 36" printer. I am trying to figure out what setting can be changed so when there's black in a picture it uses the BLACK cartridge and NOT the colors making a black. First off it empties the color cartridge way too fast, and secondly it's not as black as the black cartridge. I really need my res of black to printer black and not an off black or dark grey on color graphic design compositions. 

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Check the print driver, there should be an option to print black as black and not gray scale. 

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Where would I find that?

 

Thank you!

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Yes, it would good to know how to print dark black on a color photo. 

I printed on HP everyday photopaper (200g) and select glossy paper and / or advanced photopaper and both are not black. Its a gray black, or a light blue.

And yes, all cartridges are full and functioning. 

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