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Persuading PIXMA iP3000 to print black, black

Swifty
Apprentice

I was trying to copy a music score, but on larger paper so it is easier to read. My CanoScan 9000F MkII generated an excellent scan, and I used image software to create an image in black/white. Viewed on my PC display, the image was perfect.

 

However, when printed it was obvious that the black was being rendered as a dark grey. I'm using genuine BCI-3eBK cartridge (and the associated BCI-6x color cartridges).

 

I fiddled with some of the color settings (setting the black color balance to +50) but my printouts were still grey/white.

 

Any suggestions for things I can try next time?

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