[NBLUG/talk] Refilling toner cartridges

mike dolo724 at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 29 19:32:56 PST 2007

If you buy a certified HP cart, there should be on the box instructions 
for mailing back the old one, free of charge. Meaning: do not destroy 
the box, it's your shipping container.

Yes, a new printer is costly. And a can of air is cheaper for 
deep-cleaning the 4L. Have a blast!

Lincoln Peters wrote:
> On Sunday 28 January 2007 18:21, mike wrote:
>> I found the cost of a new cartridge for a 4L to be not much more than a
>> refill. Be careful, a used cartridge may give you trouble, then you've
>> spent your budget and still cannot print. (I hated that)
> OK, so if I buy new cartridges instead, any advice on what to do with the old 
> catridges?
>> I solved this problem (got mine used, then used it for 5 years myself)
>> and the rainbow problem with my inkjet by getting an HP2605dn. Although
>> it's expensive, costs are coming down now and it's quite nice. Works
>> well in CUPS.
> I'm not prepared to let go of this printer yet.  While I might be able to save 
> money in the long run by buying a new printer that takes less expensive 
> cartridges, at the moment I can't afford a new printer.

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