Why does my colour ink go down when I don\'t print in colou.. Tags: Printers Peripherals Last response: August 17, 2012 7:27 PM in Computer Peripherals Share Tgriffin43 August 13, 2012 2:06:54 PM I am trying to find printer that will work with black Ink only and not use up my color in whe printing only black doc. More about : colour ink print colou hang-the-9 August 13, 2012 9:40:14 PM Get a laser jet printer for black only printing, a lot cheaper per page. thee_prisoner August 17, 2012 5:59:11 AM Tgriffin43 said:I am trying to find printer that will work with black Ink only and not use up my color in whe printing only black doc. Ink jet printers will use color ink even while printing black. It makes the black look blacker I guess. There should be a way in the printer software to make sure it only uses the black ink. Happy printing, the Prisoner. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer PhilFrisbie August 17, 2012 7:27:48 PM Also, each time you turn the printer on and hear those start-up sounds the printer is briefly clearing old ink from the print head, which uses a tiny amount of ink each time. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWhy does my colour ink go down when I don't print in colou .. ForumNever print colour but printer consuming color ink ForumDoes the Canon MP360 use the black ink in colour mode? ForumWhy does epson printer copy ok but says no ink for print ForumWhy does the Espon 2200 use colored inks to produce muddy .. ForumWhy does printers colored ink run without using it / ForumOut of ink , then buy another printer ForumHP reset ink cartridges HP c6800 successfully print with refilled cart ForumCan't print anything with black ink . Forumhow to disable color ink cartidges? ForumIs it possible to print in black when the color ink is empty ForumDoes such a print utility exist? ForumHow to turn off hp printer replace ink cartridge? ForumPrinting using black ink cartridge only? ForumInk Evaporation? ForumEpson Stylus Colour 600 - Will not print ForumSamsung 27 inch monitor (S27B970D) ForumCannon ip8500 colour issues when set to high quality print ForumWhy is my printer printing double images Forum.HP LaserJet-P1005 when asked to plug into laptop it does not detect it More resources Read discussions in other Computer Peripherals categories Printers CRT Monitors Flat Panel Monitors Digital Cameras Webcams Scanners Logitech !