Epson Stylus S20 printer

  Young Ranger 17:13 29 Jun 2010
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I have just installed a new black ink cartridge but now the printer has decided I also need to replace the cyan cartridge. I only print b/w documents so is there any way of getting the printer to work without replacing the colour cartridges?

  woodchip 17:15 29 Jun 2010

NO

  jack 17:36 29 Jun 2010

All colours are reqired to be functioning
eve if you are printing 'black' only

With general purpose printers such as this - 'Black' is a sort of green/grey- to obtain true black all colours must overprint each other.

  Young Ranger 18:25 29 Jun 2010

Pity - looks like I will have to go back to a Lexmark printer. Hey ho.

  woodchip 19:22 29 Jun 2010

LEXMARK!

and the best of British

  Young Ranger 19:26 29 Jun 2010

It works with only a black cartridge and compatible or refills at that. All I want is a basic printer, no fancy graphics of colour images.

Any suggestions for a better alternative are welcome.

  jack 19:34 29 Jun 2010

You are going to buy another printer!
A Lexmark to boot with the price of their consumables
Hardly sound economics it?
Look for your Epson Cartridge
here

click here

  jack 19:38 29 Jun 2010

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