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I'm tired of buying color printer cartridges when all I need is monochrome printing. I have two HP printer product questions:

1. Will the low-priced HP1520 color printer produce monochrome images with empty (or missing) color cartridges?

2. The monochrome HP1100 is rated at 600 dpi. Does this mean the scanner attachment also... Read full answer
I'm tired of buying color printer cartridges when all I need is monochrome printing. I have two HP printer product questions:

1. Will the low-priced HP1520 color printer produce monochrome images with empty (or missing) color cartridges?

2. The monochrome HP1100 is rated at 600 dpi. Does this mean the scanner attachment also reproduces 600 dpi images?
Submitted: 9 years ago.Category: Printers
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Technician: Andy, Elec & Comp pro replied 9 years ago
Andy
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Hello !!

Can you please provide full model name of HP 1100 printer ... is it deskjet, laserjet, photosmart or PSC ?

Andy
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Customer reply replied 9 years ago

 

I'm looking at getting a refurb from a surce who has done well or me in the past. Don't have a lettter suffix for "1100", but I believe it's a pure laser, using toner rather than ink cartridges.

Technician: Andy, Elec & Comp pro replied 9 years ago
Hello !!

Welcome back.

Is it :
HP LaserJet 1100
OR
HP LaserJet 1100A All-in-One Printer

because you have mentioned that it even has a scanner ... so is it a All in One printer ... or did you buy a seperate scanner.

If scanner is seperately purchased, what is its model no.

Andy
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Customer reply replied 9 years ago

It is not an all-in-one. The scanner is a separate option, a vertical plastic kind of feeder tray that attaches to the front of the 1100 sends the document or picture to be scanned down through the printer. I don't know how it interacts mechanically or electronically to enable the scan function. just want to know it it is capable of the same 600dpi performance as the printer, which sounds logical to me.

 

And will the new little HP1520 print black with full black and empty color cartridges? my Epson CX4800 won't.

Technician: Andy, Elec & Comp pro replied 9 years ago
Hello !!

Sorry for the delay.

1. HP1520: Yes, you can use only black cartridge but there should be an empty color cartridge present in printer. Also both cartridges must be electrically sound but they do not need ink.
If you put the color cartridge in and the printer still has the flashing cartrdige light with both cartridges installed then try cleaning the cartrdige contacts.

2. Your HP scanner has scan resolution, enhanced up to 1200 x 2400 dpi optical

Also on the same HP Laser :
Print Quality, Black : Up to 600 x 600 dpi rendered dpi black
Print Quality, Color : Up to 4800 x 1200 dpi Optimized on select HP photo papers with 1200 x 1200 input dpi


Feel free to ask any question or concern you may have. I will be glad to help you.


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Edited by Andy on 9/27/2009 at 11:51 AM EST
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