Peripherals forum: I only want to print black with color printer.

by: Relztrah September 29, 2004 6:04 PM PDT

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I only want to print black with color printer.

by Relztrah - 9/29/04 6:04 PM

I have an Epson Stylus C80 that I use for black ink printing only. Unfortunately this is one of those printers that wont let you print in black if the color cartridges are empty. I have no interest in printing in color, and I would like to somehow fool it into thinking that the color cartridges are full. I checked all the settings and options and theres no way to override this. Even when I tick black and white instead of color on the general tab, I still get the red light indicating that my cartridges are empty and it wont print. Has anybody found a work-around for this problem?

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