Printer Ink STX
Aside from Office Max, anyone know a more reasonable outlet for this or refills?
HP psc 1350
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.
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