Quick Answer: Can I Put Two Black Ink Cartridges In My Printer?

You can only install two black ink cartridges if your printer uses two different types of black ink.

If you are trying to install a black ink cartridge in a color cartridge slot, your printer will not function and you could potentially cause damage to the machine.6 days ago

Why does my printer have two black cartridges?

The reason why Canon’s printers use the dye based (smaller ink tank) black ink when printing duplex is because it dries quicker than the pigment based ink. Because of this, there isn’t a setting in the driver that would force the printer to use the pigment ink for duplex printing.

Can I put only black ink in my printer?

Select your printer again, and then click the Paper/Quality or Features tab, depending on your software. To print using only the black ink cartridge, change one of the following settings depending on what displays. Click Advanced, click Print in Grayscale, and then select Black Ink Only.

How do I get my Canon printer to only use black ink?

Right-click on your Canon printer and select “Printing preferences” from the context menu. Open the “Maintenance” tab on the far right and click “Ink Cartridge Settings.” Click on the “Ink Cartridge” drop-down menu, select “Black Only” and then click “OK.”

How much ink do I have left in my printer?

Click “Devices and Printers” from the search results. You should see the printers connected to your computer. Click the printer to check the ink levels for. You should see the ink and toner levels in the status area at the bottom of the “Devices and Printers” window.