Cartridge out override
What is it?
The HP Color LaserJet 1600 printer displays an Order supplies message when a cartridge is running
low and a Replace supplies message when a cartridge has been depleted. To ensure optimal print
quality, HP recommends replacing a cartridge when the Replace supplies message is
displayed. Replacing the cartridge at this point can help prevent waste of media or other cartridges
when one cartridge produces poor print quality.
The Cartridge Out Override feature allows the printer to continue using a cartridge that has reached the
recommended replacement point.
features (such as toner remaining information).
will not be considered defects in materials or workmanship in the supply under HP's Print
Cartridge Limited Warranty Statement. For Warranty information, see
Cartridge Out Override can only be enabled from the printer's control panel menu.
From the main menu, press
If Stop at out is selected, the printer will stop printing when a cartridge reaches the recommended
replacement point. If Override out is selected, the printer will continue printing when a cartridge reaches
the recommended replacement point. The factory default setting is Stop at out.
Override can be enabled or disabled at any time, and does not have to be re-enabled for each cartridge.
The printer will automatically continue printing when a cartridge reaches recommended replacement.
The printer will display a message Replace supply Override in use while a cartridge is used in Override
mode. When the cartridge is replaced with a new supply, Override will de-activate until another cartridge
reaches recommended replacement.
Using Override may result in unsatisfactory print quality and unavailability of certain
All print defects or supply failures incurred when an HP supply is used in Override
arrow) to Print quality and press
arrow) to Replace supplies and press
arrow) to Override out and press
arrow) to System setup and press
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