Black cartridge #14A
1. Put the cartridge on some paper towels in an area where you can
tolerate a spill.
2. Peel off the top label.
3. Drill a hole at the end of the
squiggly line as shown in the picture to the right.
4. Fill the syringe with
15ml. of black ink.
5. Very S-L-O-W-L-Y inject ink into
the drilled hole.
6. When finished,
leave the label off or replace the top label
leaving the drilled hole exposed (this is a vent hole).
6. 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 sponge.
If you want to refill, you will need "A" version cartridges.
- Lexmark offers
for sale two different versions of the same cartridge:
- The regular
version #14 is not refillable. It is the
"Return Program" or "Prebate" cartridge. Supposedly, when you buy this
cartridge you agree to return the empty cartridge to Lexmark. In return,
Lexmark gives you roughly $5 off the retail list price of the cartridge.
- The "A" version
#14A can easily be refilled. However,
the price of the cartridge is roughly $5 higher than the regular
version, so most people unknowingly buy the regular version.
A Refill Kit should include Ink plus
One 30cc Syringe
One Thumb Drill
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