|Black & Color Cartridges
1. Cover the outlet hole with the orange outlet
seal that came with the cartridge (a rubber band will hold this in place)
or with your finger over
the outlet port while wearing latex gloves or with
some vinyl tape to prevent ink loss during refilling.
2. Peel back the top label just enough to
expose a dimple in the cartridge. The dimple is just below the hole
with a plastic ball in it.
3. Use the thumb drill provided
to drill a hole at the dimple into the cartridge. This will be your
the needle to the syringe and fill with the correct color ink.
inject approximately 9 ml of Black Ink or
4 ml of Color Ink slowly into the filling
hole until the chamber is full. Unused ink may be returned to the
6. Seal the
hole using the
small set screw and allen wrench provided.
Remove the orange outlet
seal (or your
finger, or the vinyl tape) from the outlet hole
(unless you are storing the cartridge for future use).
8. Replace the cartridge and run 1 -
3 cleaning cycles as per printer instructions.
Or print the following pages:
Note: On the 220 and
221 series cartridges, there
is an electronic counter embedded in a small computer chip/board. This
counter starts at a high number and decreases for every character printed.
Eventually, the counter reaches zero. At this point, an error message is
generated by the printer. If you click "OK" to the error message, the
continue to print. See
If you have trouble getting
your printer to print because it thinks the cartridges are empty. Look on
your printer for an orange blinking light. This is your reset button,
usually the paper feed button also. Hold
this button in for 5 seconds until the light goes out.
Note: this will not reset the ink level back to full.
If you are having any problems go here: