Last Updated : 27-Aug-2007
Issue Number : 8000139104
Category : Error Messages
Description : Message on the LCD <INK HAS RUN OUT>
Supported ink tanks / Ink yield

Use the following chart as a reference when replacing ink tanks (ink tanks are not recognized, ink runs out, etc.).
Each ink tank has an ink yield.

<Supported ink tanks>

Color
Model
Ink Tank
Black
CLI-8BK
Black
PGI-5BK
Yellow
CLI-8Y
Magenta
CLI-8M
Cyan
CLI-8C


<Ink tank yield>
Note:
The figure below is an average value, measured when printing continuously using the ink immediately after it is unsealed, until the ink runs out.
Ink yield may vary depending on text/photos printed, application software used, print mode and type of paper used.

Printing Pattern
Model
Ink yield per tank
Black text *1
PGI-5BK
Approx. 820 sheets
Color chart *2
PGI-5BK
Approx. 1450 sheets
CLI-8Y
Approx. 540 sheets
CLI-8M
Approx. 600 sheets
CLI-8C
Approx. 850 sheets
Photo chart *3
CLI-8BK
Approx. 1650 sheets
CLI-8Y
Approx. 310 sheets
CLI-8M
Approx. 290 sheets
CLI-8C
Approx. 430 sheets

*1 When printing Canon standard pattern (1500 characters per page) on A4 size plain paper with the default settings in Windows XP driver, using Word 2003.
*2 When printing ISO/JIS-SCID N5 pattern on A4 size plain paper bordered printing, with the default settings in Windows XP driver, using Photoshop 7.0.
*3 When printing Canon standard patterns on 4" x 6" Photo Paper Plus Glossy with the default settings in Windows XP driver, in borderless printing mode, using Windows XP's Photo Printing Wizard.

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