The Canon Maxify MB2160 uses the Canon 1600 ink cartridges, black, yellow, cyan and magenta. Standard Canon MB2160 ink cartridges have a a yield of 1200 pages for the black and 900 pages for each colour cartridge. What does pages actually mean? The amount of pages the the cartridge can do is based on a 5% coverage of a single A4 piece of paper. A full set of Canon MB2160 ink cartridges are required for full function. Some functions may not work unless genuine Canon inks used and/or an internet connection established. We supply only genuine Canon MB2160 ink cartridges for worry free printing and 1 year warranty with all our products.