Epson WorkForce 520 All-in-One Printer

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How do I print in black/grayscale only?
Open a document, then follow the steps below for your operating system to select Black/Grayscale in the printer driver.

  • To keep the print head clear and ready to print, the printer uses a small amount of ink from all the cartridges whenever it prints. Even if you select Black/Grayscale, some color ink is still being used.

  • Black/Grayscale is not recommended for printing black-and-white photos.

  1. Open the File menu or click and select Print.

  2. Make sure the WorkForce 520 Series is selected as the printer.

  3. Click Properties or Preferences.

    If you don't see these buttons, click Setup, Printer, or Options, then click Properties or Preferences on the next screen.

  4. Click the Main tab.

  5. Select Black/Grayscale under Print Options.

  6. Click OK.

  1. Open the File menu and select Print.

    With Macintosh OS X 10.5 or 10.6, click the  button to expand the Print window, if necessary.

  2. Make sure the WorkForce 520 Series is selected as the printer.

  3. Select Print Settings from the printer options pop-up menu.

  4. Select Black/Grayscale for the Color setting.
Published: May 6, 2010

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