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CANON C555 - Black & white only?

I have a C555 and print only in black & white.
Can I do something to avoid to have to replace the color cartridge that I don't use but which keep drying?

For example:
- is there a way to disable the color cartridge check?
- could I replace the B&W and Color Cartridge by a bigger B&W only cartridge?

Many thanks.

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Don't know why the tech guy above didn't mention this but you can install a BC-20 which is a large all black ink cartridge that lasts multiple times longer than the puny BCI-21.

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You could remove the color cartridge altogether, or just select "Print in grey scale" from the printer properties box.

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