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Windows 7: Printer for W7 that uses generic inks

25 Jul 2011   #1

Win 7 Home Premium 64bit
Printer for W7 that uses generic inks

Can any-one recommend a basic printer ( mostly for script and the occasional photo) that will accept generic ink carts and work in Windows 7, I like Canon the best really.

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25 Jul 2011   #2

Desk Top with Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit and Lap Top with Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit

I believe that most printers will use generic cartridges. But wait until you hear from some of the other members as a lot of them know a lot more than I do.
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25 Jul 2011   #3
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

I'm not sure what you mean by generic ink cartridges. If you mean refilled, they are available for most but the newest printers using newer ink cartridges.
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04 Aug 2011   #4

Win 7 Home Premium 64bit

Thanks, I was meaning a basic printer that will use ready made generic carts (not for me to re-fill) I have used these from various suppliers in the past with a Canon Pixma iP4000 and an Epson Photo 750, with very satisfactory results. I now want to replace the Epson with a new basic machine that will use these similar ink carts. The problem seems to be the chips ?
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04 Aug 2011   #5

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE

You do not have to refill cartridges yourself, they are readily available. Another consideration for you is a continuous ink system:

Continuous Ink Systems Review: How I did Bulk Ink; What you should know. | Brandon Staggs .Com
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05 Aug 2011   #6

Win 7 Home Premium 64bit

OK. have found and reserved the exact printer that matches my specs. Epson S22 at Argos @
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