LJ1320 Not Printing Deep Black (364 Views)
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Xi620
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Registered: ‎11-01-2013
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LJ1320 Not Printing Deep Black

Ever since I purchased my LJ1320, the print output has been grey at
best, not the typical dark black output of my previous LJ printers from
HP.  I couldn't find anything in settings that would make the print
darker.  It is basically a proof quality print job, not good enough for
resume or letters.  I can't believe at a cost of over $300 that  a
printer would print such poor quality output.  Is there something I am
missing in my set-up?  Or is the printer just a bad printer?  Don't like
the cost of consumable ink for my InkJet, and would prefer to have
darker print on my LaserJet.  Any suggestions would be greatly
appreciated.

 

 

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Chris H
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Re: LJ1320 Not Printing Deep Black

I've had a LaserJet 1320n printer for several years now, and haven't had any problems with the print quality.

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DavidZuts
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Re: LJ1320 Not Printing Deep Black

In the tool box there should be a setting for print density. Default is 3, raise to 5. Otherwise nothing else except sometimes aftermarket toners have a darker output.
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Xi620
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Re: LJ1320 Not Printing Deep Black

Where would I find the "Toolbox"?

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DavidZuts
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Re: LJ1320 Not Printing Deep Black

The toolbox is software that came on the original cd that came with the printer. You could go to the hp support and drivers and see if they have the complete package for your printer and os and try loading it. If you have a network connection you could try to type in the ip address of the printer and see if the setting is available in the web browser.
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