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Canon PG-540 Black Ink Cartridge (PG-540)

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  • A original black Canon ink cartridge for your printer
  • GUARANTEED to work in your Canon MG4100, Canon MG2140, Canon MX375 , and more - see all printers
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  • Quality product - manufactured by Canon for the best performance possible in your printer
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180 pages

Page Yield Up To 180 Pages

This Canon PG-540 Black Ink Cartridge is quoted as doing up to 180 pages before needing to be replaced.

The page yield is calculated by manufacturers using ISO/IEC 24711 standards, where they print set documents of 5% page coverage until the cartridge is empty. The standard means you can compare yields between cartridges and manufacturers.

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This Canon PG-540 Black Ink Cartridge can be recycled, keeping empty cartridges away from landfill and helping the environment. We automatically include freepost recycling bags where possible for orders for this cartridge, helping you do your part at no extra cost

Product Description

This is the genuine, standard capacity, Canon PG-540 Black Ink Cartridge. Genuine means this ink cartridge has been made and filled by the manufacturer of your printer. Providing a page yield of up to 180 prints, this cartridge contains around 8ml of ink.

The Canon PG-540 cartridge is part of the Chromalife 100 'Fine Colour' ink technology, which has enjoyed significant investment from Canon to provide amazing print quality on any type of paper.

Changing the ink cartridges is also just as straight forward, open the front cover of the print to begin and also the small cover on the right if it doesn't open automatically. Once the cartridges stop still you can remove the cartridges by pushing down the grey clips on the front and then pulling them out. The new cartridges can then put installed into their places and the grey clips can be pushed back up to lock them into place. This original 540 ink will work happily alongside any other refilled or original 540 and 541 inks.

This PG-540 black ink cartridge can be used along with any other original or refilled 541 ink cartridges.

To give you confidence when ordering we provide a 12 month no quibble guarantee with every product and we make sure every item has been tested to make sure it's up to the job. But if you do ever have a problem our friendly customer service team are at the end of the phone, email or live chat to help.

The cartridge is sealed inside its packaging so if you're not ready to use the cartridge straight away you can store it for up to 6 months without its quality being affected. Enjoying free delivery and a 12-month performance guarantee, this Canon PG-540BK ink cartridge provides great value.


Capacity 8ml of ink
Page Yield 180 pages
Running Cost 9.37p per page

Running Cost

This value is calculated from manufacturer's estimates of how many pages a cartridge will print, and should only be used to compare cartridge running costs.

Page yields are estimated using the ISO standard of 5% coverage on a plain A4 page, which is roughly the length of a short letter.

MPN 5225B005
GTIN 08714574572536
Colour Black
Compatibility Canon Original
Range Canon PG-540 and CL-541 ink cartridge range
Brand Canon
Condition New

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All the same as last time great service


Excellent service
Excellent price


Good reliable service easy ordering and rapid delivery


Prompt service,ink works fine.


Excellent thanks


Exactly as expected

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is there a u tube clip of how to change this cartridge? i need to do so and i cant see how to get the old cartridge out thank you


I am not aware of any youtube clips that are available, I would look at my user manual or check with Canon themselves.

Answered by Emma O' Malley (staff member) - December 20, 2012 11:05

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