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Student
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Member Since: ‎01-04-2013
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Print black using color ink

Hi,

 

Wondering how I would use color ink to print black with my office jet 4500. Can never utilize my color since always printing in black ink. Thought there may be a way. Thanks

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Member Since: ‎01-29-2009
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Re: Print black using color ink

Hi,

 

Normally there are 2 types of black printing:

 

(a) Grayscale: The printer will print in black (or nearly black) using a mixture of all inks (as we know: mixing prime colors at the right amount we can get from white to black).

(b) Black only: The printer will use black ink to print BUT it still consumes other inks during the warming up and other processes.

 

Regards.

 

 

BH
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