Print Using Only the Black or Color Cartridge - PIXMA TS3120

Article ID: ART169088 | Date published: 12/01/2017 | Date last updated: 02/18/2020


Learn how to print using just the black or color cartridge in your PIXMA TS3120.


If you want to print using only the black or only the color ink, follow the steps below.
Note Don't remove the cartridge you don't wish to use. The printer won't start unless both cartridges are installed.

Print with black or color ink only

  1. Open the printer driver setup window.

  2. From the Page Setup tab, select Print Options.

    Print Preferences screen, Page Setup tab, Print Options selected

  3. From the Print With: drop-down, select Color Only or Black Only.

    Drop down list under "Print With:" shown. Choices are All Color (Default), Color Only, Black Only

Good to know

When the following settings are specified, Black Only does not function because the printer uses the color cartridge to print these documents.

  • Ink Jet Hagaki (A), Hagaki K (A), Hagaki (A), or Hagaki is selected for Media Type on the Main tab.

  • Borderless is selected from the Page Layout list on the Page Setup tab.

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