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My Epson Stylus NX 400 is not printing.

I changed out the black ink cartridge and it is still saying change out the other colors. Can the printer print with only the black ink cartridge alone?

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No it cannot. Those multi-colored cartridge system requires that you put in every single color, AND ensure that they are not empty before they will print. Even if all you want is a black and white copy.

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Thats not true... IT CAN BE CHANGED... you will have to change the settings to MONO from AUTO in the printer settings

Posted on Feb 28, 2010

  • amfibi Mar 26, 2011

    I have that problem and right now my printer is saying that I should replace the yellow ink because it cannot recognize the cartridge. I'd like to try a change it to MONO, but can't do that if I don't replace the ink. It just says "invalid action". What do I do?

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    edenz83 Dec 09, 2012

    That's not even an option on this printer. I am not even out of ink, just low on magenta and yellow, and I CANNOT print in black and white no matter what I have tried. My black cartridge is full.

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