• If a FINE cartridge runs out of ink, you can print with either color or black FINE cartridge, in whichever
ink remains, only for a while. However the print quality may be reduced compared to when printing
with both cartridges. We recommend to use a new FINE cartridge in order to obtain optimum
Even when printing with one ink only, print with leaving the empty FINE cartridge installed. If either of
the color FINE cartridge or black FINE cartridge is not installed, an error occurs and the machine
cannot print. For information on how to configure this setting, see below.
Setting the Ink Cartridge to be Used
Setting the Ink Cartridge to be Used (Mac OS)
• Color ink may be consumed even when printing a black-and-white document or when black-and-
white printing is specified.
Both color ink and black ink are also consumed in the standard cleaning and deep cleaning of the
print head, which may be necessary to maintain the performance of the machine.
When ink runs out, replace the FINE cartridge immediately with a new one.