How come replacement inkjet cartridges cost as much as the printer?

Answer The ink is how they make their money. Your best bet is to find a brand that takes cheap ink.

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I need replacement cartridges for my printer. They cost about £2 less than the printer. Why?

Many companies sell the printer at a loss, and jack up the prices of the consumables.You only buy one printer, you buy many many sets of cartridges.Insult to injury - all companies ship their print... Read More »

Are remanufactured / compatible printer cartridges / inkjet cartridges as good as the real thing?

usually, they're just cheaper, still work ok

What is the Model # of your HP Inkjet Printer, & what HP Inkjet Cartridges Does It Use ?

I have an Deskjet 842C, 712C and an officejet 4215 with the office jet it can take a 56, 27, and 21 for black without incident, however being that the 21 is ridiculously low capacity I will not use... Read More »

Can you recover gold from inkjet printer cartridges?

That is NOT gold. It's copper. With the price of gold right now, an inkjet cartridge would cost double what it already does!