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I am using refilled cartridges on my canon mx310 and it says it is out of ink. how do i override.

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Most major manufacturers of ink cartridges now include a computer chip on or in the cartridge that tells the printer how much ink is left (The printer manufacturers make their profit off of selling ink, not the printer - that's why the printers are becoming so inexpensive.)

Once this chip determines that the ink supply is exhausted, it sends a message to the printer telling you to replace the ink and basically shuts the cartridge down. There are some folks who have found a way to "reset" the chip back to factory defaults and will sell you a kit with instructions on how to do it.

I suggest contacting the supplier of your after-market ink and see if they have one of the reset kits available or can recommend one.

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