tryign to print CD label thats black but comes up kinda gray

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by the_music_man, Jan 31, 2004.

  1. the_music_man

    the_music_man aka prodj88 =P

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    hey, i have this Cd cover thats all black and when i print it on my label it comes out dark gray and i really need it to be black! i tried all of the printing qualities (fast draft, normal, best) and they all seem to do the same thing. I also selected "glossy paper" because the CD label is glossy. can any1 help? i have a hp photosmart 7150 btw
     
  2. LeeJend

    LeeJend Moderator

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    I assume it's a 3 cartridge color printer. You can't get true black with that. The best is a muddy grey. A four cartridge (4th=black ink) color printer will print true black.

    To get true color gamut they are up to 7 cartridge printers now. Black, the 3 usual light cyan, light magenta and a gray cartridge. Sheesh.
     
  3. the_music_man

    the_music_man aka prodj88 =P

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    o i just put the photo catrdige in and now it comes out black! whaoo
     
  4. the_music_man

    the_music_man aka prodj88 =P

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    well actually its not quite black but its better than before!!!!