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Ip4200 stopped!

Ran out of black ink. Ordered new cartridge from Apple website, put in new black cartridge. Printer worked fine. For about two weeks. Now, is not printing when I got to print a letter style document (one with no color, just black). I see there are two BLACK ink cartridges in there, one big one, and the new one I put in next to it that is thin.Any ideas?

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Re: ip4200 stopped!

Dear oceantracks maybe one of the black cartridge chip think that ink is running low or not ink is left in the cartrridge.

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