Oct 6, 2012

Hacking a Brother printer - Response

We have Tommy over here forcing a Brother printer with only black ink to print in greyscale. He puts electric tape on the cartridge "window", but I didn't even have the empty colour cartridges any more, so I put duct tape directly onto the light sensor. 

Just one cartridge needs to work
1 - Full Black Cartridge
2 - Yellow Cartridge
3 - Cyan
4 - Magenta
5 - you can see the right side of the light sensor. It appears only one side needs to blocked out, the tape underside works fine

This is what I call a $41 fix.