Category Archives: Ink Cartridges

Will there be a noticeable difference in the quality of print if I use compatible rather than original brand ink cartridges?

As more people make the switch to compatible ink cartridges the question arises from those yet to be converted, will the quality of my print suffer? The simple answer is that for everyday general-purpose printing, no. By general purpose printing I mean, reports, letters, accounts, daily print outs such as menus etc, in fact anything that does not involve printing … Continue reading

Compatible Ink Cartridges Sales Overtaking Original Brand Cartridges

Sales of compatible and remanufactured ink cartridges are overtaking original brands cartridges in Ireland with more and more brands becoming available through 3rd Party manufacturers. The compatible ink cartridge industry has grown vastly in the last 2 years with sales of compatible ink and toner at an all time high. One reason for this is now the willingness for suppliers … Continue reading

How to print your own low cost personalised 2015 calendar on a home printer?

Printing a calendar on your home printer need not be expensive and has the added bonus of being personalized with images that are special to you and your family. More and more people are printing their own home calendars with family portraits or pictures of their pets as the cost of printing at home has come down with the availability … Continue reading

How to Print Professional Low Cost Christmas Menus for your Restaurant?

As the run in to Christmas gets underway many bars and restaurants are about to introduce their 2014 Christmas menu. Having your menus designed and printed at a Commercial Printers can be costly and sometimes out weight benefits financially. One option is to design and print the menus in-house using your existing inkjet printer or laser printer. Is it cost … Continue reading

Is there any way I can reduce the cost of printing the menus in my restaurant?

Printing menus in a busy restaurant can be expensive especially if you have daily specials that change every week. Many restaurants change their menus daily depending on the season or as a way to increase traffic through the door. Printing up to 100 A4 menus daily can be hard on the printer – more so if it is an inkjet Continue reading

How do I decide which inkjet printer is really the best value for me to use at home?

Choosing a new printer can be a nightmare if you don't first decide on what type of printer need. Basically there are two types of user; light user – this person only uses the printer occasionally, and the heavy user who will regularly produce large print runs.

When you decide what category that you fall in to, the next step … Continue reading

Are Compatible Ink Cartridges as Good as Originals?

To be clear about the term 'compatible ink cartridges' this is a brand new ink cartridge produced by a third party manufacturer. These cartridges have no direct connection with the printer manufacturer and have not been used previously. The remanufactured ink cartridge, also sometimes referred to as a compatible, have been used once, returned to the factory, … Continue reading

Can I Have My Empty Ink Cartridges Recycled?

Inkjet cartridges are manufactured using plastic components and with plastic being a petroleum based compound it can take up to 1000 years for this product to decompose in a landfill site. Unfortunately every years tens of thousands of these ink cartridges are throw in the bin with little thought given to how the impact the will have on the planet. … Continue reading