Plain Paper on a Pigment Printer like the 3880?

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Plain Paper on a Pigment Printer like the 3880?
Mar 19, 2010

My daughter occasionally has to print something for a school project, and it should be on plain 8.5 x 11 paper. But running regular copy paper through my Epson 3880 turns out a horrible print -- it looks faded and there's no detail.

Is there a trick to getting a decent print on plain paper from the Epson pigment printers?

I would love to print using the photo black cartridge, too, since it would expensive to switch every time my daughter has a paper due...

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