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HP Deskjet 900 Series Printers - Using the Estimated Ink Level Indicator Tab in the Printer Toolbox
This document provides details about the HP Deskjet 900 series printers Estimated Ink Level indicator. Opens this tool by opening the printer Toolbox and clicking the Estimated Ink Level tab.
Figure 1: HP Deskjet 970c series toolbar, Estimated Ink Level tab
Estimated Ink Level tab
Use the Toolbox and the Estimated Ink Level tab to see the approximate amount of ink that is still available for printing.
NOTE: Right-click any item on the Estimated Ink Level tab to view Help screens related to that item.
Low ink warning
When either the black or color cartridge begins to run low on ink, a message appears on the monitor. This Low Ink Warning appears on the screen before a print job starts. One of two different screens appears, depending on which cartridge is low on ink. The following are examples of these messages:
A visual indication of ink level appears on the left side of the screen.
A button labeled Ordering Information appears in the middle of the screen. Clicking this button activates a link to cartridge ordering information.
The screen contains two other buttons: OK and Cancel Print.
The function of the Low Ink Warning is to provide additional information about printer status.
Ink level detection operation
When a cartridge is replaced, the printer detects the new cartridge and automatically invokes the pen alignment (print a page) process.