Refill Instructions: Cartridge
 #100A - 100XLA,  #108A - 108XLA, #150XLA,
 #200A - 200XLA

Note: Even though the pictures in the instructions shows a #100 cartridge for illustration purposes you will have to refill the 100A Or 100XLA (108A, 108XLA, 150XLA, 200A, 200XLA)
Lexmark offers for sale two different versions of the same cartridge:
The regular version (#100) 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 (#100A) 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.


1. Put the cartridge on some paper towels in an area where you can tolerate a spill.

2. Fill the syringe with 13ml. of black ink or 6 ml of Color Ink .

3. Pierce with the needle into the label where black meets white. (you can rub your finger over the label and feel the hole underneath.) See illustration.
Note: there is a chip under the top label. Don't start poking around on the top with a needle because you can damage the chip. To be on the safe side you can Peel the label back and you will see the filling hole and the chip. Don't touch the chip (copper area).

4. Push the needle at least half way down into the sponge and Very S-L-O-W-L-Y inject ink into the sponge.

5. When finished, leave the pierced hole open (this will just be a vent hole).

6. Replace the cartridge and run 1 - 3 cleaning cycles as per printer instructions.
Or print the following pages:
http://www.refillinstructions.com/black.htm for Black
http://www.refillinstructions.com/color.htm for Color 

For best results, leave cartridge in printer for 8 hours after refilling so the ink can saturate the entire sponge.

A Refill Kit should include Ink plus the following:
One 30cc Syringe with sharp needle for black
Three 10cc
Syringe with sharp needle for color

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