Canon CLI-8 series ink cartridges without chip and PGI-5BK ink cartridge without a chip are some of the best selling compatible ink cartridges of our store, 123 Ink Cartridges Canada. They are compatible with dozens of Canon Pixma series printers and Canon Pixus series printers, such as Canon PIXMA IP4500, Canon PIXMA IP4300, Canon PIXMA MP830, Canon PIXMA MP610, Canon PIXUS IP4300 and Canon PIXUS MP500.
Some customers sent inquiries to us asking about what does the “no chip” mean. No chip means that you need to replace the chips from the original OEM (genuine) Canon PGI-5BK or CLI-8 series ink cartridges to the new compatible ink cartridges. There is a page in our cartridge box with very detailed and easy-to-follow instructions to show you how to replace the chip. Or you can click the following picture to see the instructions:
If you encounter a blinking amber light after new cartridge installation on the printer.
- For IP Series Printers: Holding the paper feed button down for 3-5 seconds, will allow you to override the counter. The cartridge will print, however, the ink level display may not show.
- For MP Series Printers: Holding the STOP/RESET button down for 3-5 seconds, will allow you to override the counter. The cartridge will print, however, the ink level display may not show.