The HP 11 Black Printhead is designed to deliver exceptional speed and print quality using ultra-small ink drop technology. The printhead contains a smart chip that optimizes print quality and monitors printhead health. The HP 11 Black Printhead is easy to maintain: simply replace worn printhead for uninterrupted clear, sharp output. The printer driver will give you a warning if your printhead is about to fail. You will then be able to purchase a replacement printhead before the print quality begins to deteriorate.