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Canon Ip3600? Help needed?

Lucian 8 562
10 Jan 2013 11:44PM
I have a canon ip3600 and as anyone with this printer will be aware it has 2 black ink cartridges. I think the large one is for text documents as opposed to photos. I am trying to print lots of text documents out on ordinery paper and it seems to be using the small black ink cartridge as opposed to the large one. can anyone advise on how to set up the printer so that the large black ink cartridge is used.


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arhab 6 43 2 Indonesia
11 Jan 2013 8:27AM
use only print in black cartridge on printer setting.
Lucian 8 562
11 Jan 2013 11:10AM
Cant seem to find this option in the setup menus. I tried taking all the other cartridges out but this never worked.
collywobles 14 4.0k 10 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2013 11:23AM
its not "use black ink" - its "print in Grey Scale" found in the print menu
Lucian 8 562
11 Jan 2013 11:34AM
Thank you for your help. i have found the greyscale option. Will this automatically use the large black cartridge now and not use the small black one?
GlennH 12 1.9k 1 France
11 Jan 2013 12:07PM
I think it's unlikely that the Canon driver would use anything other than the larger pigment black cartridge unless you're printing text as an image file. It will, however, use the CMY inks to produce decidedly unerotic shades of grey during greyscale printing.

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