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My Pixma MP280 black ink indicator light is lit and it will not print in black, what can I do to fix it?

Will copy in black but not print documents

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  • Fred Goldstone Sep 19, 2012

    The printer will copy in both colour and black but when I try to print a document or a picture from a file it does not work and an error message says, printer not responding''. Both ink tanks are full.

  • Fred Goldstone Sep 19, 2012

    Can you please help?

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Print using pigment black ink only (Windows) Instructionsto print using only the pigment black ink tank only. Occasionally youmay need to print using black ink only. Using grayscale alone does notprovide this option and the color inks will still be used. By followingthis procedure you may print using only the pigment black ink tank. Note: Image quality may be sacrificed when printing photographs.

  1. Open the Properties / Preferences window for the printer.

    For Windows Vista
    • Click/ Select 'Start' from the bottom left of the Windows screen, 'ControlPanel', 'Hardware and Sound', and then click on 'Printers'. Note: If you are in 'Classic' view, Click 'Printers' directly from the 'Control Panel'.
    • Clickyour right mouse button on the listing for your printer, and thenselect 'Printing Preferences...' from the menu that appears.
    For Windows XP Home Edition
    • Click/ Select 'Start' from the bottom left of the Windows screen, 'ControlPanel,' 'Printers and Other Hardware,' and 'Printers and Faxes.'
    • Clickyour right mouse button on the listing for your printer, and thenselect 'Printing Preferences...' from the menu that appears.

    For Windows XP Professional Edition
    • Click 'Start' from the bottom left of the Windows screen, and 'Printers and Faxes.'
    • Clickyour right mouse button on the listing for your printer, and thenselect 'Printing Preferences...' from the menu that appears.

    For Windows 2000/Me/98
    • Click / Select 'Start' from the bottom left of the Windows screen, and 'Settings,' then 'Printers.'
    • Click your right mouse button on the listing for your printer, and then select 'Properties' from the menu that appears.

  2. Click on the Main tab.

  3. Select 'Plain Paper' as the Media Type. If any other paper type is selected, color ink will be used to create black.

    win_main_plain_paper.jpg

    Note: The pigment black ink will only be used when printing on plain paper.

  4. Select the box for 'Grayscale Printing'. If the document to be printed is in black only, then this step may be skipped.

    win_main_grayscale_print.jpg

    Note: If either 'Borderless Printing' or 'Duplex Printing' are enabled from the Page Setup tab, grayscale will be created using a combination of the color (dye) inks to prevent smearing.

  5. Click 'OK' to save the changes.
The printer will now only use the pigment black ink tank.

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I know this is frustrating. I am all for recycling and using refilled ink and laser toner cartridges. However, the manufacturers make most of their money from ink and toner sales. So, from time to time, they will encode or datecode cartridge chips. The only times I've been ale to get around this is by using at least one genuine OEM cartridge to trick the printer. If that does not work, try another et of refills, or you will have to use only OEMs.

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