Checking Ink Levels and Replacing Ink Cartridges
Before you begin a large print job, you should check your
ink levels. If one of your cartridges is low, you can replace
it before you start. Or you can wait until the ink runs
out, replace the cartridge, and then continue the job.
Checking Ink and Maintenance Tank
The easiest way to check ink levels is from the control
panel. The numbers above the ink cartridge icons
correspond to the 9 cartridge slots in the printer.
Ink gauges for
Replacing Ink Cartridges
When one of the ink icons flashes, and INK LOW is
displayed on the LCD screen, the cartridge is nearly
expended. Check the LCD screen to see which cartridge
is low, and make sure you have the correct replacement
K3 with Vivid Magenta ink cartridges
Light Cyan (LC)
Matte Black (MK)
Photo Black (PK)
Vivid Magenta (VM)
Light Black (LK)
Light Light Black (LLK)
Vivid Light Magenta (VLM)
(one tank for
When one of the icons has an X and REPLACE INK
CARTRIDGE is displayed, the cartridge is expended. To
replace the cartridge, first make sure the printer is on.
button to release the ink cover. If
necessary, select the ink bay for the cartridge you
want to replace, then press OK.
Open the ink cover all the way.
Push in the low or expended cartridge to release it.
Remove the expended ink cartridge from the printer.
Do not shake the expended cartridge, or
ink may leak. If ink gets on your hands, wash them
thoroughly with soap and water. If ink gets in your
eyes, flush them immediately with water.