Why are printer cartridges sooo expensive?

Answer I have heard of people who buy a new printer, and when it runs dry, trash it and buy another. It is, sometimes cheaper to do this than to buy a refill cartridge.It is, as you might guess a bit of a... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Why are printer cartridges sooo expensive

Why are lexmark printer cartridges so expensive Is there a brand of printer that is cheaper?

i have a canon pixma 1500 and it is very good , especially photos printing and its not expensive, i get ink cartridges for it from cartridge monkey on the internet and last time i think i paid les... Read More »

Why are printer cartridges so expensive ...?

Printers are like gaming consoles. They are sold at a loss or break even point because the manufacturers makes their money on the ink. Just like gaming consoles are sold at a loss where the mone... Read More »

Why are printer cartridges so expensive?

So that they can recoup the losses on supplying the printers cheap - in some cases it is cheaper to dump the printer once the ink is used up and buy a new printer.

What are the alternatives to the printer ink cartridges, they are too expensive !?

It's better to buy a Canon or Epson Printer, they have the low cost ink, and the cartridge could also be refilled, just make sure that the printer heads is in the cartridge it self, there are some ... Read More »