The Canon 1731 Support Code Error message is an attempt by Canon to combat the use of generic ink cartridges in their latest printer models. You are still able to use non genuine cartridges if you use the correct procedure.This is the reason that we warn customers not to update their printers software. Updating your printers software often does nothing to enhance the printers performance and is totally unnecessary.
Are you tired of paying top dollar for all of your printer cartridges at Officeworks Stores ? I was and thats why several years ago we decided to do something about it by starting our own company based in Adelaide. While the big Multi National companies such as Officeworks , Harvey Norman and Office National still dominate the market many businesses and home users are now purchasing their ink cartridges and toner online!
A Laser Printer is an amazing piece of engineering. They use a Laser Beam to attract toner powder onto a drum which reproduces the image ready to transfer it onto the paper. Then through a series of events the image or toner gets copied onto a piece of paper. The toner powder then gets baked onto the paper at very high temperatures resulting in a crisp image.
HP has dominated the news headlines for the past two weeks with claims that they have released software updates which prevent existing non genuine printer cartridges from being used in many of their latest printers.This has been confirmed, yes it is 100% correct that HP have orchestrated this in a move to try and win back their share of the ink cartridge market.
The Canon B504 error code occurs when there is no ink flowing to the print-head, which could occur when a cartridge is completely dry or no ink is flowing. What happens when you go to insert a new cartridge, is that the printer automatically looks to do a default printhead clean, but if it finds no ink at the print-head, it will report the dreaded B504 error.
Printer manufacturers such as Brother, Epson, HP and Lexmark regularly provide automatic software updates for most of their printers. Often these updates occur without the person even knowing that it has taken place.These updates often have no benefit to the end user and are simply done to combat the use of generic cartridges by making them unrecognisable by the printer.
When buying a new Inkjet Printer don't be fooled by the printer on special at the front of the display for a ridiculously low price. Sure they may be cheap but remember to check the cost of replacement cartridges before handing over your hard earned cash.Almost every time a printer is on sale for such a bargain price you can guarantee that the replacement cartridges will be very expensive. Have a read of this article before you buy your next printer. It could save you a heap of money and headaches.
We get a heap of enquiries from people wanting to just print in black and white. There is an easy way in Windows to simply default all printing to black and white only.Be warned that an inkjet printer will still use some colour ink every now and then as it needs to do this to keep the printhead clean and free from ink build up.
Most articles are written to advise people what to buy. We thought we would be a little different and advise people on which printers you should never buy. Please read this article BEFORE you buy your next printer!For advice on selecting a printer for your home or small business call Ink Hub first. Also you may want to do some research on what the running costs of the printer are and also read some reviews.
Looking for a new printer for home or small business? The guys at Ink Hub have the answers. Our choices are based on purchase price, reliability and the obvious one which is printing costs. Before deciding on buying a new printer for 2016 please have a good read of this article and then you will at least be more knowledgeable to be able to make the right choice.