Re: Printer -total cost of ownership

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Stickems, Oct 28, 2003.

  1. Stickems

    Stickems Guest

    That's good advice. Buy a Canon with separate ink cartridges for each
    colour. I can buy the compatible ink cartridges for a third of the cost of
    the Canon ones.

    "Aquaman" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > Hi guys!
    > Since bulk ink refilling kits and printer cartridges can get
    > expensive, I need to be a little careful on a new printer. Don't
    > misunderstand, I can read reviews and get specs at cnet and
    > tomshardware.com that are great at describing speed or quality or
    > features, but they dont seem to talk about how costly and difficult it
    > may be to keep your printer full of ink. 5 people gotta use it, my
    > bulk ink costs may exceed the cost of the printer. And I realize that
    > some models are a breeze to refill, whereas others not. Before
    > dropping several hundred bucks on a printer/ink purchase I'de really
    > like to know how well the ink refilling strategy actually works. I
    > don't expect a printer manufacturer to give me the low-down, nor an
    > ink salesman. In fact, I was misled by an ink salesman that messed up
    > the printer........Considering the canon i960, i860, or i560 so far.
    >
    > Can you reccomend a site(s) or newsgroup which may discuss which canon
    > or hp printers are most ink cost effective/easy to refill. Can you
    > reccomend an ink retailer that isn't going to BS a slightly
    > incompatible ink in order to make a sale? Or, hey, a printer and ink
    > combo that works nicely?
    >
    > Sorry guys if off topic--but I appreciate the stew out of your
    > advise/link.
    >
    > Thanks yall, yall have a good monday morning BTW.
    >
    > regards,
    > Aquaman
     
    Stickems, Oct 28, 2003
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