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How come the colours end so easily

Hey there, i'm the owner of a Canon MP530 & a Canon PixmaIP 4300. The colours end pretty soon at both. You may not believe me when i'm saying that even though i only printed black & white, i'm out of red, blue & yellow too...

How can this be possible.

I've never seen anything like that before

What should i do ? Can i do something to avoid this ?

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Re: how come the colours end so easily - Canon PIXMA MP530 All-In-One InkJet Printer Printers & Copiers

It's using the color cart to print black.

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