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How to Recycle Empty Ink Cartridges

How to Recycle Empty Ink Cartridges In the ever-growing environmentally friendly world in which we live, you too must be wondering how to keep ink containers, toner cartridges and any other plastics used to contain ink out of landfills and

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Is it worth the cost to repair a printer?

When it comes to deciding whether to repair your printer or get a new one there are a few factors that you can look at. Using the initial cost of the printer can help you determine whether its worth a

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How to Clean Printer Ink Leaked All Over Your Lacquer Desk?

Imagine you just purchased a new lacquer desk, or your boss replaced your old one with a new one. You are feeling very proud and are excited about the extra storage space this desk provides. It is sparkling new and

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How to Remove Ink Cartridge Stains on Carpet

Think of this scenario. You just moved into a new house. You are so proud and happy to finally have a new home after working hard for many years. Your home is beautiful. New carpet throughout. Hardwood floors in your

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What is a Drum Cartridge Used for?

Drum cartridges are what your printer uses to put ink to paper, creating photocopies of the document you just printed. If your printer does not have a drum cartridge, it will not print. Most newer printers come with drum cartridges,

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How Long Does a Drum Last in a Printer?

How long a drum lasts in a printer largely depends on how many pages are printed, the condition of the drum unit, the yield the manufacturer puts on the product and the brand of the drum unit. A tale-tell sign

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What Does Re-Manufactured Ink Mean?

Remanufactured ink is a not a very popular concept unless you’re the above-average printer user. Often referred to as recycled printer cartridges, remanufactured cartridges are returned to the manufacturer to refill them with ink or replace any damaged/non-functional parts. After

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When to change toner, the drum, or both.

It is easy to change every cartridge in the printer when the error light shines, but often, this is not the case. Most laser printers need both toner cartridges and drum cartridges. They often do not need changing at the

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What is a printer drum?

Sometimes print quality suffers when the toner isn’t low. The printer may flash warnings that there is an error, but the toner is nowhere near empty when checking the levels. While misleading enough, your printer may use a “photosensitive drum,”

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Printer says no ink but cartridges are full

You have installed the new printer cartridge and you want to start printing,   then you suddenly see an error message that says “Ink Empty”.  You wonder, how can it be possible for a new ink cartridge to be empty.  And

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