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HP Business Inkjet 1200 Series Printer - Replacing the Ink Cartridges


Replace an ink cartridge when the cartridge is empty. You can check the ink levels from the Toolbox (Windows), the HP Inkjet Toolbox (Mac OS), the printer control panel, or the embedded Web server.

After removing a cartridge from its package, install it right away. Also, do not remove a cartridge from the printer for long periods of time.
CAUTION: HP recognizes customer's choice, but cannot guarantee the quality or reliability of non-HP ink cartridges. Printer services or repairs required as a result of using non-HP ink cartridges will not be covered under warranty.

Replacing an ink cartridge

  1. Ensure the printer is turned on.

  2. Open the ink cartridge cover by pressing and releasing it.

    Figure 1: Ink cartridge cover

  3. Remove the ink cartridge that requires replacement by grasping it between your thumb and forefinger and pulling it firmly toward you.

    Figure 2: Removing ink cartridge

  4. Remove the new ink cartridge from its package.

  5. Insert the cartridge into its own color-coded slot. Press down firmly on the cartridge to ensure proper contact.

  6. Close the ink cartridge cover.

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