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Choosing the right cartridge

We've had people come in to buy an ink cartridge and they have no idea what they need; quite often, they don't even know what printer they have - and we have even had people who've bought an ink cartridge only because it was the "right" brand - and then brought it back later because it did not work with their computer.   As recently as last week, we had someone bring back an inkjet cartridge because it has "stopped working" - after six weeks printing 31 pages per day.  We assume that you know what you need; if you don't know what you need, ask someone to help you.

The purpose of this article is to educate you on buying the right ink cartridge…

Cleaning Clogged Inkjets

When you change an inkjet cartridge, your computer will usually prompt you to clean the print heads and / or nozzles and may require a 'calibration' printout.   If you don't use your printer very often, we recommend that you do this manually at least once per month to keep the print heads from coagulating ...


Laser or Inkjet? ... things to consider when buying a new printer

We get several people coming in asking for recommendations about which printer to buy. Whether you buy inkjet or laser depends on several things. If you are looking for speed, quality, volume, long life of the documents you print, and an overall lower cost of ownership, go with laser. If you print in low volume (10-12 pages per day) or you are looking to print photographic images, choose an inkjet.