Color cartridge #15A
1. Put the cartridge on some paper towels in an area where you can
tolerate a spill.
2. Peel off the top label.
3. Fill the syringe with
7 ml. of color ink.
3. Drill a hole at the end
of each squiggly line as shown in the picture to the right.
4. Very S-L-O-W-L-Y inject ink into each chamber until the
sponge is full. A little ink might come out of the top when full, so cover up the other two
holes while filling one.
5. When finished, leave
the label off or replace the top label
and push a pin into each filling hole through the label. (this is for a
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.
- Lexmark offers
for sale two different versions of the same cartridge:
- The regular
version #15 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
#15A 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.
If you want to refill, you will need "A" version cartridges.
A Refill Kit should include
Three 10cc Syringes
One Thumb Drill