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Hp 5150 deskjet says that it is low on color ink

I replaced the cartrige with a offbrand refill. Now I get a low ink warning

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  • Thomas F. Schneider May 11, 2010

    Take that refill back as it is incompatable. 

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The low ink warning is actually normal for remanufactured cartridges. Since the printer cannot detect the amount of ink in the cartridge, the OEM companies place a chip inside of each cartridge that counts the number of pages that you print. When the cartridges reach a certain number of pages, they automatically tell your printer that you are running low on ink. Unfortunately, when the cartridges are remanufactured, the chip is unable to be reset. The prints should still be the same quality. You can either press the "Resume" or "OK" button to continue printing, or go into your printer settings and manually disable the ink level indiactor.

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