Lyson Inks

Started Feb 26, 2011 | Discussions thread
Michael Thomas Mitchell
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Re: Using non OEM inks is like....
In reply to jhal, Mar 2, 2011

Using an Epson 1400 as an example:

A single cartridge holds about 12mL of ink and costs about $10. At that price, a liter would cost about $833.

By contrast, I've seen as uch as 650mL of ink (claiming to be UV resistant, though if you want archive quality, you're not using dye-based ink anyway) for around $20 shipped.

jhal wrote:

The problem with printers, unlike the Ferraris, is that they are very cheap to buy and you pay a hell of a lot for the OEM Gas. someone was saying that a litter of OEM ink is $700!

I've been using non-OEM inks and with the right printer/paper profile the results are as good as the OEMs

John

canon person wrote:

buying a Ferrari and putting in cheap gas of questionable origin. Why look for trouble?

Canon Person

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