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Hello, I did a quick search and came up with this useful blog which, if you read some of the responses to, gives some links to some very useful info. Be aware, that as well as filling the cartridges with ink, you will have to program a chip on each cartridge with something called a chip resetter which, if you read the responses, someone mentions how-to-do and where-to-get and how much it costs.
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link: http://alexeames.com/blog/2010/ink-testing-for-canon-pixma-mp640-printing-photographs/

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