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How Many Pages Can an Ink Cartridge Print?

Jan 30th 2020

Estimating Your Printer Cartridge CapacityImagine you’ve finally decided to commit your Instagram reel to paper: you know the cloud won’t last forever, and you want your grandkids to see your photos some day (at least some of them). You’ve just purchased printer ink cartridges in cyan, magenta, yellow, and black, and you’re ready to put all 300 photos onto paper. Maybe you’ll even frame a few … read more

Keeping Your Printer Ink From Drying Out: A Helpful Guide

Jan 28th 2020

The Dreaded Dry CartridgeKnowing that ink cartridge refills are close to the cost of your printer, you should probably try to print conservatively. A concert ticket here, a page to proofread there, maybe an article to send to your grandpa who still doesn’t use email. So it can come as a shock when, one day, you sit down to print your plane tickets and you get a page of striped, faded lines—or wors … read more

How Long Will Ink Last in a Printer?

Jan 28th 2020

The Cost of CartridgesWhen you purchase most items, it’s a one-time transaction. Did you buy a new salad spinner? You’ve got it for life. A new pair of pants? You can wear them ‘til they’re full of holes. But when it comes to some products, there’s a hidden cost. Maybe you’ve encountered this in the world of razors, where the costs of blades quickly surpass that of the razors themselves. Or maybe … read more

What is Printer Ink Made Of?

Jan 23rd 2020

What is Printer Ink Made Of?So, you’re sitting in front of your printer listening to the whirr of its internal mechanics. It’s late. You’ve just finished a thirty-page proposal that needs to be given to five different team members, which means you’re watching one hundred fifty pages be robotically churned out. You start thinking of the big questions in life:How did people function before printers? … read more

How Does an Inkjet Printer Work?

Jan 23rd 2020

Getting to Know Your Inkjet PrinterSo you’re the proud owner of an inkjet printer. You’ve heard there’s no better home printer for color printing your nature photographs, and the price was right. Now, though, you can’t understand why it takes so long to print a single picture, or why replacement cartridges cost as much as the printer itself!If you want a long, happy relationship with your printer, … read more