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I have a HP Photosmart A520 series that will print out only about 40 to 44 pictures per ink cartridge. I have talked to others that own the same machine and they tell me they get 100 to 120. I have just bought my 5th cartridge, how do I extend it to get more pictures per cartridge?

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  • cindyjrowlan Nov 23, 2008

    this is a brand new printer, and not one connected to the internet, its a stand alone that just prints pictures, even the first cartridge only got around 40 pic. I was wondering if theres some setting, but couldn't find anything under menu

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Try a different printer and try cleaing the contacts

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