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Why two black ink cartridges?

In my cannon mp610 there are two black in cartridges. PGBK 5 runs out of ink while the other one, still has ink left in it. What is the other cartridge for since I cant print print in black ink when the PGBK run out?

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The larger of the two cartridges is used for text only. The smaller is used for color printing. Its purpose is to eliminate the need for a "Processed" black (black being mader by the color inks).\

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