Checking the Ink Status Page 70 of 678 pages Advanced Guide Troubleshooting Contents > Routine Maintenance > Replacing a FINE Cartridge > Checking the Ink Status Checking the Ink Status You can check the ink status with the Ink lamps on the Operation Panel or with the computer screen. Note The ink level detector is mounted on the machine to detect the remaining ink level. The machine considers as ink is full when a new FINE Cartridge is installed, and then starts to detect a remaining ink level. If you install a used FINE Cartridge, the indicated ink level of it may not be correct. In such case, refer to the ink level information only as a guide. With the Ink Lamps on the Operation Panel Make sure that the LED is in the copy standby mode. You can confirm the ink status with the Ink lamps. (1) Alarm lamp (2) Color Ink lamp (3) Black Ink lamp Color Ink lamp or Black Ink lamp lights Ink is low. You can continue printing for a while, but we recommend you to have a new FINE Cartridge available. Color Ink lamp or Black Ink lamp flashes, while Alarm lamp lights If "E, 1, 6" appears on the LED, ink has run out. Refer to "Troubleshooting " in the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide . If "E, 1, 3" appears on the LED, ink may have run out. Refer to "Troubleshooting " in the on-screen manual: Advanced Guide . Color Ink lamp or Black Ink lamp flashes, while Alarm lamp is off The function for detecting the remaining ink level is disabled. With the Computer Screen You can confirm the ink status with the printer status monitor (Windows) or Canon IJ Printer Utility (Macintosh).