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My canon mp600 printer never seems to use the cli-8bk ink and the pgi-5bk cartridge always runs out... is there an option to better optimize the ink usage between the two?

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First, make sure you have the right ink cartridges. Here are the right codes: CLI-8BK and PGI-5BK for black, Yellow - CLI-8Y, Magenta - CLI-8M, Cyan - CLI-8C.

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Error U071 : More than one ink tank of the following color is installed. U071.
Action : Confirm that the ink tanks are installed in the appropriate positions.
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1st step: Press and hold the Stop/reset button for 5-10 sec then release. I
f ot working then use a Qtip and moisture (not wet) it with water. Cleans the chip gently and re-insert it back and redo the 1st step.

It work for me everytime!

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