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Ink usage

Amount of printing

Approximately how many characters can be printed with a single ink cartridge?

Typical example

Typical example

* The number of characters explained here refers to the case when the character size is 7 × 5 dots (average number of drops used per character: 15).

800mL cartridge

MK-U6000 (standard model):Approx. 71 million characters
MK-U6100 (small character model):Approx. 200 million characters

450mL cartridge

MK-U6000 (standard model):Approx. 40 million characters
MK-U6100 (small character model):Approx. 110 million characters

Ink example

Ink model Type Volume (cc) Product (set) model Number of cartridges
MK-10
(black ink)
Standard 800 MK-K01 1
800 MK-K02 2
450 MK-K02H 2

Useful life

The expiration date of the ink and solvent is 12 months after the cartridges are inserted into the inkjet printer.
If you continue to use old ink that has passed its expiration date, the printing quality may deteriorate and irregular maintenance may be necessary.

Equipped with an IC chip

Equipped with an IC chip

Each cartridge is equipped with an IC chip. If the expiration date of the ink or solvent (written on the label) passes, the chip detects this and notifies the user of the need to replace the cartridge with a new one.

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