Canon 250 and 251
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. Use the thumb drill provided
to drill a hole into the "N" of Canon. This will be your
the needle to the syringe and fill with the correct color ink.
inject approximately 6 ml of Black Ink or
3 ml of Color Ink slowly into the filling
hole. Wait about 15 seconds for the sponge to
absorb some of the ink. Now add an additional 2 ml of Black Ink or
1 ml of Color Ink
until the chamber is full. Unused ink may be returned to the
Note: On the XL cartridge the first 'Empty' chamber has an
additional 1cc of ink.
On the XXL cartridge the first and second 'Empty' chambers has an
additional 2cc of ink.
5. Leave the drilled hole
exposed or cover it up, it will make no difference.
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:
For best results, leave cartridge in printer
for 8 hours after refilling so the ink can saturate the entire