Ink-backup mode allows the printer to operate using only one print cartridge. It is
initiated when a print cartridge is removed from the cradle.
For instructions on removing a print cartridge, click here.
ink-backup mode output
Printing in ink-backup mode slows the printer and affects the quality of printouts.
when only this print cartridge is
black print cartridge
tri-color print cartridge
photo print cartridge
It is recommended that you do not use the photo print cartridge for
exiting ink-backup mode
Install two print cartridges in the printer to exit ink-backup mode.
For instructions on installing a print cartridge, click here.
the result is...
Colors are printed as grayscale.
Colors print but black is grayed and
is not a true black.
Colors are printed as grayscale,
black is grayed and is not a true