Printer Brother DCP-135C Ink Refill How To LC-970 Cartridges

How to Refill LC-970 and compatible

DCP 135C, MFC-260C, DCP130C, 330C, 540CN, 750CW, MFC240C, 440CN, 660CN, etc.

LC-970C, LC1000, etc.

 

You can refill LC-970 ink cartridges for Brother printers.

C - Cyan: Blue

M - Mangenta: Red

Y - Yellow: Yellow

KB / Key: Black

Pelikan LC-970Y - Yellow

The Pelikan LC-970Y is black closed container you can't open without damaging it. But is is very easy to refill. Just use the Ink-Outlet to refill with a normal syringe. Maybe you have to use a little adapter to reduce to the diameter of the valve so that it fits.

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Brother LC970C - Cyan (Blue) - Original

Break up the cover with a little not sharp screwdriver.

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On top is the air-intake valve.

On the bottom is the ink outlet valve.

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You can see the how the ink supply level is measured, just with a swimmer.

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You can see the refill opening on the bottom-left, closed with a non accessible silicon part...

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Detail view of original silicon refill opening.

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The air-intake opened.

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LC1000 Replacement

LC1000: Use silicon plug, refill with needle.

Here I was able to use the original fill-in silicon. Just unplug with tweezers.

 

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LC970BK - Original Brother Black

"This unit contains brother brand ink" - wow !!

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The result

 

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