Question about Canon PIXMA MP810 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Hi the large black ink is empty in my pixma mp810 -how can I make it use the small tank next to it

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  • jeanlowe64 Sep 10, 2010

    thank you that is a pain,because it actually came with a small black cartridge which after I bought a new one i found out it was still full and the budget will definetly not run to a new big one,anyhow thanks again for your help

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You will need to replace the ink cartridge that is empty. It is unable to just use certain cartridges.
Thank you,
Lee

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    Lee A. Sep 10, 2010

    Your welcome. When you have a moment please take a second to accept/rate my solution accordingly.
    Thanks again,
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Hi.


As you found out the cartridges provided with the printer hold only about 20% of the full ink.

Try using the Canon printer software procedure selecting to reinstall the single cartridge. Specify that cartridge is not new when asked by the software. You can start the software from Start Menu.

Posted on Sep 10, 2010

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