Incompatible ink cartridge?
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Incompatible ink cartridge?

Besides buying a remanufactured ink cartridge, your two other options for replacement ink cartridges are OEM or compatible versions. OEM ink cartridges are the ones sold from the manufacturer advertised as being brand new. Compatible cartridges are just that, compatible. These are replacements that duplicate the OEMs for a fraction of the original cost. “Razor…

OEM cartridges vs non-OEM cartridges
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OEM cartridges vs non-OEM cartridges

After waging a continuous war against your trusted office printer and having decided to call in the maintenance service crew, you start to wonder whether the OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) compatible toner you recently installed in it may be the reason for this particular breakdown yet again. Though, indeed, getting a genuine printer toner or…

How to refill inkjet cartridges. Basic guide
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How to refill inkjet cartridges. Basic guide

Nowadays, almost all inkjet printers use ink cartridges. These are small plastic containers that hold the printer ink. When the ink cartridge is empty, the printer reads the cartridge’s chip and signals the computer to print. When it comes to printing, the type of ink cartridge you use is often overlooked. The wrong ink cartridge…

How to clean the inside of your printer?
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How to clean the inside of your printer?

Most people would think that a printer is meant to be dirty, and is a place that requires minimal maintenance. However, this is not true. Printer manufacturers are particularly good at designing printers that contain components that are not replaceable, and that have components that can slow down the printer’s speed. Cleaning your printer is…

ID card printers. Choosing the right plastic material for your print.
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ID card printers. Choosing the right plastic material for your print.

The materials that you use for your cards make a big difference. Choosing which plastic cards to buy for your printer can be overwhelming. There are literally hundreds of types of cards on the market. In this post I would like to show you what materials cards are made out of and how to choose…

Save ink, save the planet. Eco-friendly font helps both your budget and environment
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Save ink, save the planet. Eco-friendly font helps both your budget and environment

I was once told that the price of printer ink is double that of luxury champagne per the same volume of liquid used? Did you know that? It would be a big waste of such a precious liquid if even one drop went to waste! This article on how to prolong the useful life of…

How to refill printer ink cartridges with the ink refill kits
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How to refill printer ink cartridges with the ink refill kits

It is important to consider the cost of new printer cartridges before you buy your next printer. Inkjet cartridges are incredibly expensive and running out of ink is a constant problem. If you use your printer more often, then refilling your printer ink cartridges will be the perfect solution for you. The average cost of…

Why does my printer use color inks when I’m only printing black and white documents?
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Why does my printer use color inks when I’m only printing black and white documents?

Have you ever noticed that even though you have black and white printing set up, your color cartridges are running low? Did you want to save money turning off color cartridges but you ended up with an empty  cartridge anyway? Some inkjet and even laser printers use up color ink or toner even when printing…

Printer paper weight: Paper grammage (metric system)
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Printer paper weight: Paper grammage (metric system)

There is a common practice for the printing companies to ask you about the weight of the paper they are going to print on when you order business cards or flyers. What is the grammage of paper? Outside of the United States, the term “paper grammage” is often used for describing the weight of paper….