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Discussion in 'Hardware' started by allycat85, Aug 9, 2006.

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  1. allycat85

    allycat85 Thread Starter

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    Hey, I was just wondering if those cheap remanufactured ink cartridges for Dell computers are the real deal or do the more expensive Dell cartridges last longer? Im a college student trying to find the cheapest way to buy cartridges. Thanks
     
  2. colmaca

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    I believe that refilling might be just what you are looking for, saves a lot off money .

    http://www.cartridgeworld.com/

    thats just one company I'v seen they got many shops worldwide
     
  3. allycat85

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    Thanks for the site. Can u suggest a website from which to buy a cartridge? The printer did not come with ink so guess i cant do any refilling till I at least find the cash for a black and color cartridge.
     
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    I carn't recomend a site as I don't know what country your in. I know my local kmart or computer shop has them.
     
  5. allycat85

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    I'm in the USA. Well it seems I cant buy Dell cartridges in any local store. It has to be bought from them at incredibly high prices. Online some random websites are promoting remanufactured dell ink cartridges at low prices but ive never heard of any of those companies.
     
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    The printer model would help.

    Dell do not make printers, they just put their sticker on other makes (usually Lexmark), so knowing the model means you may be able to have a choice of a Dell or Lexmark (or whatever) cartridge.

    Personally I gave up on refilled cartidges a while back, but the main issue was print quality. If it's only for draft work its OK, but certainly fell short of "presentation quality" fo me.
     
  9. Alex Ethridge

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    I think if you look at the cost of a single set of Dell cartridges for the Dell printer and compare that cost to the cost of a cheap printer, you'll find the amount is close to the same.

    Having to buy cartridges through the mail, over the internet, etc. and not being able to get any locally is a hassle you would want to avoid.

    I advise against Dell printers for this reason.
     
  10. allycat85

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    Yeah its a pain but it came free with my Dell laptop which was expensive enough for the time being. The model is A920 and I'm assuming its Lexmark since they found a way to put the Dell logo to it. Thanks for the sites colmaca, I had been looking at one called Meretline but my lack of knowledge with online shopping for computer things made me uncertain.
     
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