Color LaserJet Pro M277DW: LaserJet Pro M277DW Color print in b &; W / Grayscale only in Mac OSX PhotoShop / InDesign
First of all, I have consulted page 123 of the manual as a response to a similar question can be a solution. The options mentioned for select tab color, and grayscale, etc., apply only to the Windows driver, not OSX.
I use Mac OS x. With the base driver ready to install on the Mac, there is a box of Options of the printer with a 'Black & White' checkbox is available, this will print successfully using only the black toner, in *not color managed* software, such as the preview Mac and Word, etc.
In Adobe Acrobat, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, even with the checkbox 'Black & White' ticked, the software continues to print in color, by substituting the safe choice 'black and white' of the driver.
How can I force the LaserJet Pro M277DW Color to print using only black toner cartridge in PhotoShop / InDesign / Acrobat, color managed - on a Max OSX software?
This can be easily achieved with my Epson color inkjet printers, if I select black only - I get only a black / grey print from Photoshop / Indesign / Acrobat, why is it not an option with this HP printer? -Surely everyone needs this option B & W, a basic requirement and should have been in the design of the driver of the day 1. which option / check box / treat I'm dominant? Why is Photoshop / Indesign / Acrobat of the substitution of the option of blocking & saved from the driver?
NB. the question is not helped with the dedicated HP driver downloaded from the drivers HP page. This looks like it offers more options via a link "web-server" to the printer, but with this driver the 'black' option is totally deleted Print Options! - Neither is B & W available as a print of "web-server" Printers page, making the entiely to the useless HP driver!
See here, it's using the dedicated downloaded driver, the B & W option is gone! -which means that I can not print even in B & W with the software not color managed (Mac Preview etc)...
After a day of experimentation, the question was a subtle detail when you select Add a printer.
Maybe it will help others with the same problem when using Mac OSX...
When you add a printer in the dropdown list use, the default is Secure AirPrint, this removes the possibility to print in B & W! - and removes the other options! Got knows why this is the default value.
Make sure you only select the printer named on this drop down menu - the M277dw - as has pointed out below.
The printer will then work with all available parameters - and works wirelessly (I assumed the use, it will take the AirPrint - but he doesn't - that this also removes the features; selects the actual name of the printer).
Once this 'use' is defined correctly, the grayscale option is available via the Options of the printer in the application you are printing since then, inclusing Photoshop, etc., whew. I also saved it as a "Preset" BW...
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Using Windows 7, photographs BOF emails only print in grayscale. The image is in color but in grayscale when played back before printing. What adjustments should be made?
Thanks for posting your query in Microsoft Community.
From your description, it seems that photographs in color of emails only print grayscale to HP Color Laser Jet 1600 printer.
I'll be happy to help you. This problem could be caused because printer settings can change to grayscale and need to change print or as default settings.
I would be grateful if you could answer the following question:
1 have you changed any settings in your printer software?
2. which webmail client or by e-mail you are talking about?
3. What is the file format of the image?
4. What if the problem persists for photos in the computer?
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We recently bought a color HP LaserJet Pro printer M451dw (CE958A).
Only, we could find online (CF106A) 250 sheets paper tray.
If we buy 2 can be stacked together?
Y at - it a paper feeder of 500 sheets for this printer model?
The printer includes universal tray of 50 sheets, tray 250 sheets 2 and option to add 1 extra 3rd tray completely (CF106A)
Below you can find the data sheet:
Paper Handling: 50-sheet multipurpose tray, 250-sheet input tray 2, 150-sheet output bin, 250-sheet input tray 3 (optional)
Printing documents PFD with the quirky footer al the way to the top.
Print the pdf as image only pages, then the foot rest where it belongs.
Welcome to the Forums of HP Support! I see when you print pdf documents to your HP LaserJet Pro M251nw Color it prints with the footer moved all the way to the top. If you print as an image only it remains where it requires.
1. what program you are using to print PDF files from?
2 have you tried to update the program?
3. this happens in all programs or just one?
I would like to run you HP print and scan doctor > www.hp.com/go/tools- it was designed by HP to offer users troubleshooting and characteristics of fix needed to solve many common problems experienced with HP print and scan the products related to Windows computers.
What are the results? I'll watch for your reply.
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Bought HP Laserjet Pro 200 color printer & unable to connect to my Windows 7 laptop. The printer setup was a snap, but no connection. Tried all Windows resources, but...
Most often when a device does not work, it's because the driver has been corrupted.
Try reinstalling your.
http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows7/update-a-driver-for-hardware-that-isn ' t-work correctly? SignedIn = 1
I am using a LaserJet Pro CM1415fnw with a wireless connection and a USB connection, for several years with my MacBook Pro, spanning several evolutions of the Mac OSX (Mountain Lion, Lion, Mavericks) without incident.
Today, no reason apparent, the printer started to expose the problems of processing printing orders sent, through the wireless and via the USB port.
When you try a wireless connection, the print queue to fill up and the LCD will display printing in progress (with no impression caused), then the screen would just whiten and the printer would appear to restart, with the HP logo, and then subsequently return to the normal display mode, as if she was ready to print or copy, no matter. No printing would take place, and the print queue would remain as if there is a current print job, with no impression caused.
When you try to use the USB connection, the print queue indicates that a print command has been sent to the printer, but then, he did the same wireless, with the LCD screen goes white and apparently to restart the printer. The print queue is populated, but printing never takes place.
I have reset the printing system several times, removed and reinstalled the printer several times (wireless W USB connections), use the HP utility to try to install the printer, download and install the latest version of the driver for the device, rebooted the MacBook Pro, etc, etc.
The ONLY thing that can print at this time is if I use the HP utility software, and receive information from device and then use the PAGE printing CONFIGURATION - then and then only, the printer responds immediately and prints the page, just as it was always in the past (until now!).
I have tried everything I can think, for several hours, and can not understand what the problem might be.
Any idea to solve this problem would be greatly appreciated!
Thank you for your constant perseverance on this issue. I forgot my post here, until I received a notification today about your response to date.
Curiously, I "stumbled" upon the cause of the problem recently, and he had NOTHING to do with the printer or the MacBook Pro OS X (recently updated to Yosemite).
It turns out that the problem was in the PDF file that I was trying to print! Periodically, I'll print PDFs to a particular Web site, and it is these PDF files - exclusively - who made the mistake of communication between the computer and the printer. The problem with PDFs is unique to the Mac OS X, because I can print the exact same PDF files from my laptop running Windows without problem.
I have no idea what the "Bug" in the East of PDF files... probably never is, but given that I can do what I need to do with a Windows laptop, my problem is solved.
I contacted the Admin on the website where I was printing the PDF files they offer, to make them aware of the situation.
Thank you for your interest and your help!
After changing a blue and yellow cartridge, printer flashing but not print and not of documents in the print queue. NVRAM and Super NVRAM but still wouldn't print. Configuration of network in the menu report (I'm not on a network, just a USB port on my computer) and supplies Status Page printed fine. Tried rebooting, uninstalling and reinstalling anything does not. After trying to reports menu print a text page simple and solid black on 90% of the page was printed, no text. After a few minutes, printer would print a blank page with only the following on this subject: GET /DevMgmt/DiscoveryTree.xml HTTP/1.1 Host: 127.0.0.1:8080.
I looked at the pdf page to reset but return of my printer does not match the pdf page and I could not find any hole or test switch.
It was working fine! Until I changed two cartridges and the black cartridge is still 3/4 full. I read on other posts on scanners goes wrong, but this seems very strange to happen suddenly after just changing the cartridge. Can anyone suggest something before you buy a new printer. Thank you.
Update on the problem - the cause is not identified and I can assume only it had something to do with the Windows operating system rather than a fatal accident of mechanics in the printer.
I was out of town for a week, the printer was not hooked; and I bought another printer HP in the meantime to be able to print (LaserJet Pro 400 which I am extremely satisfied). HP support person called me on my cell phone while I was traveling and I asked that he call me when I'll be back and he said it would be and gave me a date and a time so I'd be available. In anticipation of his call, when I got home, I connected the printer to my Win 7 Home laptop (64 bit) to test and it printed without fail! No sign of the original problem.
So what - the? Some driver in Windows suddenly Act? Who knows. But the printer print documents and photos with no sign of problem. So maybe a solution to some printer problems is unplug the printer, don't use it for a few days, plug it again and see if the problem recurrs.
In the meantime, I am so happy with the b & w LaserJet Pro 400 that it became my main printer and I'm reserving the color HP 2605 for instances when I need color.
Consider my problem solved unless I am writing again she reappears!
I installed the PCL6 and PostScript drivers on my Surface Pro 3 to print to my LaserJet CP1525nw color. The printer is connected to my router. The printer prints, but only in shades of gray. What can I do to be able to print in color and continue to print through my router?
My printer is connected via USB. I installed the full version of the software, and everything works now. Thank you!
I bought a HP LaserJet Pro 400M401printer about 7 weeks ago. It worked fine for a month and then suddenly, without warning, I started to see the word 'PROJECT' to stencil in watermark on all that I printed. The watermark in the window of the printer is 'Off '. (He has never been turned on.) I searched for software updates and couldn't find one.
This does not happen when printing with any other device, including a Mac laptop.
Which means I can't use this new printer. It is useless until this issue is resolved. Help, please!
I've seen this happen a couple of times. I'll keep looking for a real resolution, but in the meantime, I found a work around that have been using people.
I had the same problem. The word 'PROJECT' printed on the pages of all applications within Mac OS X 10.5.8. The printer at the school an M551 color HP LaserJet 500, which is very similar to the LaserJet Pro 400 m401dn in this thread. 'DRAFT' in contour, printed letters on MS Word documents (Mac Office 2008), PDF documents and documents TextEdit. Some people mentioned that there is a update driver software or utility printer HP with Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6, which fixes this problem. However, none of these updates were available for 10.5.8. (I wondered if pilot House HP users, HP Officejet Pro 8500 all-in-One Printer A909a, might have caused a conflict with the HP 500 M551 somehow). I searched online forums. In the end, I added a printer preset. You can do this by opening Text Edit and typing a few words. Then go to file > print, pretend to print. Be sure to choose the arrow next to the name of the printer to display under additional options. Under Orientation, he'll most likely tell TextEdit or layout. Look through the options in the drop-down list for a watermark option. He could be under the characteristics of the printer. Watermark already will be probably disabled, which means it's supposed to be turned off. Obviously, if you read this thread, you always get the printed word "DRAFT", even if the printer says that watermark is off. My solution was to create a white watermark. Place a check next to the watermark option. Where it gives you the option for the watermark text, move the drop-down list to select "custom". Then type in the text box. Then, next to predefined settings, choose the drop-down list and save as. Assign a name to the screening. I called mine NoWatermark. Save/apply if necessary. Now, instead of choosing the 'Standard' preset printer, the user chooses the "NoWatermark" preset to print with that printer. Once I did, there was no text "DRAFT" printed on the pages.
I hope this is useful at the moment.
I updated my Windows 8.1 operating system (64-bit) with the provided updates, automatic updates of Windows, about two weeks ago. After that my HP Laserjet 2840 will not print anything in color. It copy in color, so I know that the printer still works. Ayone have any ideas as to why this happens, and yes I tried to reinstall or update printer drivers provided on the HP website. Still does not work and want a solution or I will throw this printer out the window, literally and buy something new that works with 8.1.
Updated - with the help of the forum search on another HP Color LaserJet-cannot print in color - I used these steps in this post to solve my problems of color printing. Please keep this forum so valuable to others who have questions and need to find solutions.
Had the printer listed above for several years and love it. Have just started having problems with the printer does not print not not in color. Have a recorded document that needs to be printed every month and have had no problems with it, until yesterday when it is printed in black only. Another document word also printed in black only. I printed a test page printed correctly.
Don't know if there is a definition in the document, or is it a printer problem. Help!
Welcome to the community @mwillis HP
I came across your post about the color printing problem and wanted to answer to help with my suggestions. Please see the guide below to resolve this issue.
Let me know if you have any questions.
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Hello team HP,
I recently bought a HP Color Laserjet MFP M277n I printer I print black & white user only and really don't need color prints. How to set the printer options to print only black & white? How can I replace only the black cartridge when the color cartridges are empty? How many prints (approximate), we can take by toner?
Welcome to the Forums of HP Support!
I understand you're wondering how to use black ink only on your HP Color Laserjet M277n MFP printer. I would be glad to help and don't forget to come back to this thread and check "Accept as Solution", if I have successfully helped solve you the problem. If you want to say 'Thank you' to my effort to help, click on the "thumbs up" to give me a Kudos.
I see that you wonder if you need to replace the color cartridge when it is low. This printer is a printer AIO, therefore, you need to replace the ink cartridge when it becomes too weak to be able to resume printing. However, if you print mostly in black, you can configure a preset black only to print in black and white. This would help reduce the use of the color cartridges.
NOTE: Composite black - for black and white images and photos, a mix of colors called 'composite black' can be used to achieve the quality significantly improved picture and soft gray tones that can be achieved with only black toner. For users who want to print images using just black toner, many HP printers color customer offer configurable options allowing the client to print using only black toner. For example, by selecting "print in grayscale" in the printer driver Specifies print using black ink only. For more information about the use of the toner cartridges, please see this article: how the Toner is used.
My printer is only about a year and I had no problem with him until more recently. I only use hp ink cartridges. It prints color orange when I want to print the colors pink and Red/pink when I want to print Brown. Most of the other colors print normally. I cleaned the print head, which does not help at all and made a print quality test, each test to come out totally fine. Colors are not dimmed, there are no missing lines or anything like that, it's just printing wrong colors from time to time, as on some documents. Any suggestions?
Welcome to the Forums of HP Support!
I see that you experience problems printing some documents with your HP Officejet Pro 8620 printer in Mac OS X 10.6. I'd be happy to help you and don't forget to come back to this thread and check "Accept as Solution", if I have successfully helped solve you the problem. If you want to say 'Thank you' to my effort to help, click on the "thumbs up" to give me a Kudos.
I understand the frustration you feel. There could be corruption in the files/application on the Mac or a problem with the printer driver. If the 'print quality test' report print correctly, this is not a hardware problem.
Are you able to print from TextEdit? What were the results?
If some documents are the problem, they could be corrupted.
What application you are printing from?
Try to create a new document with the color to see if it prints correctly. What were the results?
Please reply to this message with the result of your troubleshooting. I can't wait to hear strings attached good luck!
My HP Color Laserjet 2550n will not print in color?
I spent half a day Googling this issue and could not find any solution?
When I press the go and cancel the 3 test pages print fine in color set button.
But if I try to print anything from my laptop, it's all B & W.
I already installed the latest version of PCL5, PCL6 and PS drivers from today:
None of them print in color?
I think that is the question:
But, how to fix this?
My OS is Win 8.1Pro x 64 with all updates installed.
The colour toners are 100%, black is at 28%.
rk_russelking: your suggestions have been COMPLETELY & TOTALLY USELESS.
I found the answer here:
... «in the printer properties, select the tab settings of the device, scroll to the very last item at the bottom, which is 'Device Type'.» The value displayed (which of course got auto-installé as a default value, for both PCL6 drivers), is "AUTO-DETECT". You would think that would work, but it apparently does not.
In any case, by selecting the drop-down arrow, it turns out that there are three available values: AUTO-DETECT, COLOR and MONOCHROME.
Of course she then had me select COLOR, click APPLY and then click OK. I repeated the process for the other printer PCL6. »
For Windows 7, it will not recognize my printer HP Color LaserJet 2600n as a printer, and I see no download on the HP site, all solutions?
Hello DavePerdue,Thank you for your message. Click HERE for your driver from the HP website. It seems that it just took some time to get the driver online and available for download.See you soon
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