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Windows 7: Printer Ink

05 Jun 2013   #1
rjrjryan

Windows Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Printer Ink

Hi. I an running Windows 7 and I just purchased a new printer, a Canon Pixma ix6520. I new that buying ink from Canon was high priced, can anyone give me a lead to a after market dealer who would have good service and lower prices then Canon.
Thank You for any help you can give me R. Ryan


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06 Jun 2013   #2
TVeblen

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Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1
 
 

"You should avoid using aftermarket ink and ink cartridges because printer quality could be degraded."
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06 Jun 2013   #3
Mark Phelps

Win7 Pro 32-bit, Win8 Pro 32-bit
 
 

Don't know about Canon per se, but I do know that some printer manufacturers have resorted to include chips with their print cartridges -- to specifically prevent folks from using other brand ink.
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07 Jun 2013   #4
madcratebuilder

Win8/8.1,Win7-U64, Vista U64, uncounted Linux distor's
 
 

There are several web stores that offer both oem and aftermarket ink cartridges. My last two printers have been wireless Canon Pixma series, I use after market ink with no problems. We go through a lot of ink, sometimes two sets a month.
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07 Jun 2013   #5
Wenda

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 32-bit; Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (VM).
 
 

I have a Pixma (an older MP520) and have been refilling cartridges with no problem.

You may have to reset the printer a few times before it will accept the carts, but that's the only thing I've struck.

I use 'Calidad' brand inks, and they have the instructions on how to do so on their packaging.


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