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Answered 2009-06-03 15:30:36

Refurbished or refilled ink cartridges generally work well, but often they contain a small circuit to tell the printer how much ink has gone through. After those cartridges are refilled, the printer software will tell you that the cartridge is empty. This is an attempt by the manufacturer to KEEP you from refilling the cartridge, since some of the "features" of the printer will no longer work.

Inkjet printers are cheap to purchase, but the ink is so expensive that you might find a better printing option by purchasing a laser printer.

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Refurbished ink cartridges are often as good in quality as brand new cartridges. By asking friends and neighbors where they have purchased their supplies, you may just come across the product that is exactly what you need.


Buying refurbished ink cartridges has a number of different benefits, the least of which is the lower price. In fact, the greatest benefit of buying refurbished ink cartridges is that it helps to keep massive amounts of waste out of land fills through the recycling of the cartridges themselves. It also helps to keep the sometimes toxic inks that are found in these cartridges out of ground water, which can impact human populations miles away.


According to many online customers, refurbished ink cartridges work just as well as new cartridges and are cheaper in the long run. Just be sure that the toner is of good quality. You may need to try different websites, but first try to find and read reviews of others who have made this choice.


Ink cartridges are the parts of inkjet printers that contain the ink. They place the ink on paper during printing. Ink cartridges are replaceable and sometimes can be refurbished, which decreases cartridge waste and can provide savings. Black ink cartridges only contain a reservoir for black ink while color ink cartridges contain three different reservoirs for cyan (blue), red and yellow. Chips or electronic contacts on ink cartridges allow them to communicate with the printer.


The numbers add up to amazing reliability, and exceptional value you can trust. When it comes to business, time is money. Original HP ink cartridges can save you both, by offering consistent performance and more printed pages than refilled cartridges.


I wouldn't recommend refurbished ink cartridges, your taking a big chance that they could malfunction and destroy your printer - which would be a lot more expensive than just buying new. I usually order my cartridges from Amazon.com. They seem to have the best prices and typically offer free shipping right to your door so you don't have to run out to grab them.


If you're in the search for a cheap ink cartridge for your Brother printer, the Internet is the best place to look. Both inkjetsuperstore.com and inkcloners.com sell Brother ink cartridges at prices 50 to 80 percent lower than MSRP. Re-inks.com also offers refurbished Brother ink cartridges at far lower prices than the equivalent newly-manufactured cartridges would sell for in stores.


Yes, they will recycle ink cartridges, recycling ink cartridges is important because it is very difficult to break down the materials included in ink cartridges and is toxic.


Many consumers save money by using refurbished ink cartridges that are refilled with ink in original cartridges. Some stores offer ink refilling kits that enable users to refill their own cartridges. Other entities offer their own brand of new ink in new cartridges compatible for specific printers. When using any of those methods, it is vital to be clear on what the printer warranty details. The use of non-OEM inks sometimes voids the warranty.


Printer ink cartridges are costly, sometimes in upwards of $30. Many companies sell kits to refill ink cartridges or remanufacture ink cartridges for a low fee. Although many OEM manufacturers of ink cartridges suggest remanufactured ink cartridges aren't a good investment, many opinions differ. In general, remanufactured ink cartridges help save the environment because ink cartridges' casing are recycled instead of being disposed of in landfills.


A good cheaper alternative to ink cartridges are to use "refurbished" ones that are empty manufacturer's cartridges that have been refilled by a third party. Companies such as Cartridge World offer them for sale for 50% - 75% off the regular price you would pay for a brand new one from the manufacturer.


Refillable ink cartridges are definitely more cost efficient than disposable copier ink. Disposable ink cartridges are very expensive.


Laser cartridges are made for laser printers. They are more accurate and produce a print that is more clean than traditional ink cartridges. They should not be used in ink printers.


"Yes, Pitney Bowels does recycle ink cartridges. In fact, they have a program where you can mail in your used ink cartridges for recycling."


Standard capacity in normal ink cartridges is 5 ml. There are XL ink cartridges which may hold up to 15ml. Capacity in ink cartridges also depends on the brand of ink one purchases and what type of printer it is for.


Cheap ink cartridges can be found at my different stores and websites. Some examples of websites that offer cheap ink cartridges are Amazon and eBay. Staples also offers cheap ink cartridges for printers.


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Toner cartridges are usually large and have a dry powder-like ink supply inside, while laser ink cartridges are small and compact with a liquid ink supply inside.


Printer ink cartridges generally last a few months, but replacements are costly. Many ink-jet printers require a separate black and colored ink cartridge to print colored documents. For those who do a lot of printing, the cost of ink cartridges can be more than the printer itself in a few months. Remanufactured ink cartridges provide quality cartridges at a discounted price. Kits are also available to refill ink cartridges.


Printer cartridges are what holds the ink. You insert these into the specific place in the printer, and the printer uses the ink from inside the cartridges.


There are two main types of ink cartridges, colored, and black for HP printers. There are also special kinds of ink cartridges for certain printers.


Ink cartridges should have an expiration date somewhere on the cartridge label or printed on the cartridge box. Expired ink cartridges may be available for sale on ebay.com.


Yes, ink cartridges can easily be replaced at home. Many stores sell ink-refilling kits that enable you to refill your cartridges in the comfort of your own home.


Over 700 million ink cartridges are used in the US a year, which is about 2 ink cartridges for every American.


When choosing ink cartridges for an HP printer match the the model number of the printer to the ink cartridge. Compatible generic ink cartridges can be used but may void the warranty.