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Checking Ink Levels for HP Officejet 4500 (G510) and 4500 (K710a) All-in-One Printer Series

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This document is for the HP Officejet 4500 All-in-One Printer Series.
This document contains steps for checking ink levels.
NOTE:Ink level warnings and indicators provide estimates for planning purposes only. When an indicator shows low-ink levels, consider having a replacement cartridge available to avoid possible printing delays. You do not need to replace cartridges until print quality becomes unacceptable.

Check the ink levels

Follow these steps to check the estimated ink levels from the HP Printer Toolbox in HP Solution Center.
NOTE:If you installed a refilled or remanufactured cartridge, or a cartridge from another printer, the ink level indicators might be inaccurate or unavailable.
  1. Open HP Solution Center:
    • Windows XP: Click Start, click All Programs, click HP, and then click HP Solution Center.
    • Windows Vista: Click the Windows icon (), click All Programs, click HP, and then click HP Solution Center.
    • Windows 7: Click the Windows icon (), click All Programs, click the HP Folder, and then click HP Solution Center.
    HP Solution Center opens in a new window.
  2. In HP Solution Center, click Settings ().
  3. In the Print Settings section, click Printer Toolbox. The printer Toolbox opens in a new window.
  4. Click the Estimated Ink Levels tab.
    Figure 1: Estimated ink levels
    Graphic: Estimated ink levels
NOTE:A cartridge might be out of ink even if the graphic shows that ink remains in the cartridge. Lines or streaks always appear in printouts when cartridges begin to run out of ink. Replace cartridges that are out of ink or low on ink.

Purchasing cartridges

Which cartridges you use might depend on your country/region. Follow these steps to purchase cartridges or check cartridge compatibility for your printer using HP SureSupply.
  1. Scroll to the bottom of the page and make sure that the country/region location is correct.
NOTE:For the United States only, go to the HP Home & Home Office Store .
Genuine HP cartridges can also be purchased from other retailers.
Consult the following table to identify the correct cartridges for your area.
Country/RegionBlack cartridgeTri-color cartridge
Latin AmericaHP 675 BlackHP 675 Tri-color
VietnamHP 675 BlackHP 675 Tri-color
HP 703 Tri-color
PhilippinesHP 703 Black
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