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Does not recognise the smaller black ink cartridge

When I am low on ink wth the large black ink it does not switch to the 2nd black cartridge

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  • kchurch197 Jul 18, 2008

    Thanks again for all of your help

  • mrokrasa Aug 13, 2008

    Hello. I have the Canon PIXMA 830 printer and its saying that it does not recognise one of the ink cartridges. I checkd the cartridge and its full but not lighting up like the others. My small black, yellow and blue are flashing and the magenta cartridge does not light up. This is the cartridge that giving me an error code "ink tank not recognised" Im only want to copy in black but cant seem to over ride this thus, nothing can be copied. Any suggestions? I cannot find my operating manual.



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I have had this printer for many ink cycles and I have yet to replace the smaller black cartridge. I am looking at 8 to 10 small black ink cartridges that have never been used because the smaller black never seems to run out of ink. How do I get the printer to use the smaller black ink cartridge?

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This machine is not meant to switch between the two black cartridges. The large one is used when you are using black only, and the small one is used when you are printing in color.

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