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3rd party ink cartridges not recognized TR series

My TR8520 refuses to recognize the third party ink cartridges I purchased for my MX920, even though the Canon cartridges can be swapped freely.  Is there a workaround to allow third party ink in the TR series printers?  

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Re: 3rd party ink cartridges not recognized TR series

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Greetings,

 

TR8520 uses:

 

PGI-280 Pigment Black Ink
CLI-281 Dye Based Inks

 

MX920 uses:

 

PGI-255 PGBK XXL XXL Pigment Black
PGI-250 PGBK XL XL Pigment Black
CLI-251 C XL XL Cyan
CLI-251 M XL XL Magenta
CLI-251 Y XL XL Yellow
CLI-251 BK XL XL Black
PGI-250 PGBK Pigment Black
CLI-251 C Cyan
CLI-251 M Magenta
CLI-251 Y Yellow
CLI-251 BK Black

 

There is no compatibility between these two printers from a ink standpoint.

~Rick
Bay Area - CA
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