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Aside from Office Max, anyone know a more reasonable outlet for this or refills?

HP psc 1350


Posted : October 13, 2009 12:18 pm
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The Ink Drop at Peter's Rest. Great folks.

Posted : October 13, 2009 12:34 pm
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Has anyone heard that Kodak printers use less ink? I'm in the market for a new all in one, and I'm finished with Lexmark. New ink almost monthly, and I don't really use it that often.

I'm going to use Ink Drop next time too. I've heard they are really good.

Posted : October 13, 2009 12:51 pm
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Thanks. I'll 'drop' by... Any idea what they charge for this printer?

Posted : October 13, 2009 1:00 pm
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Use Refill Plus in downtown Christiansted (same alley as Dashi, across from Zebo's). Not only are they great people but also members of the Recycling Association.

Posted : October 13, 2009 3:45 pm
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I use Ink Drop; no parking hassle and very nice people.

Posted : October 13, 2009 4:22 pm
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Went to ink drop. Great service/price. Now I need a printer cable :{ Best place for that???

Posted : October 13, 2009 7:41 pm
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We go through Refill Plus - really nice people

Posted : October 13, 2009 7:53 pm
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Depending on where you live, Turtles Deli has a drop box. Someone will take your cartridge to C'sted and gets it filled, returns it back to Turtles.

Posted : October 13, 2009 8:07 pm
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Did you know that HP and other manufacturers of printers program an expiration date into a chip on the print cartridges so that you can't keep refilling them? I sure didn't.

I topped off my cartridges last week. When I tried to print last night, I kept getting an error message over and over again that I needed to remove and inspect the color cartridge. After a while with no results, I went online to look for help and there it was. Once the cartridge hits the expiration date, you can't print anything even when the cartridges are full. There even is/was a class action suit against HP for this practice. Just a heads up.

Posted : October 13, 2009 10:47 pm
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I have a HP & re-ink my own from a Ebay kit(really cheap).
I had the same problem(in that the printer knows you used that ink cartridge before & doesn`t accept it re-filled).
From what I read(@ do) is put scotch tape over the LH row of contacts(facing the contacts), insert the cartridge(another error message).
Remove again & remove tape, re-insert & good to go!<<It thinks it`s a different one...
The printer tool even shows it as a full cartridge.
You can fill to a larger capacity as well.
I have a new Lexmark , still in the box & never used it BC I herd of the exorbitant ink prices & problems hacking re-used ones.
They "give away" the printers, you you can get racked in on the refills.

We go through a ream of paper in 2 months, & all I can suggest is when purchasing a printer, look at the size (in ML) the cartridge holds, & if the cartridge can be re-filled/used over & over).
If your looking to save,
Forget about the resolution(now a days, their all good) & instead focus on how much it will cost to operate

Posted : October 14, 2009 2:12 am
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