01-22-2020 11:54 PM
How can I print documents by using the larger black cartridge and not deplete the small photo black cartridge? What good is the larger cartridge if the small one is always used.
01-23-2020 11:22 AM
Select Plain Paper as the Media type when printing documents.
Bob explains the use for the regular black 564 and the photo black 564 ink cartridges used in the Photosmart 7520 and the Photosmart 7525 printers.
Information contributed by our own Provost Expert Bob_Headrick
Explanation in Thread Question regarding Photosmart 7525 / Photosmart 7520 – five ink cartridges
The smaller cartridge is the photo cartridge, used for printing dark areas when photo paper is selected in the driver, or when "automatic" paper selection is enabled and the media type is detected as photo paper. It may also be used in some cases when printing graphics on plain paper. If you are printing on plain paper make sure "plain paper" is selected in the media type selection for the driver.
The Photosmart 7525 may require ink in all colors (including photo and black) to prevent clogging the printheads. See the document here for information on how ink is used. The Photosmart 7525 is an IIC printer in the terminology of that document.
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