At Ink Hub we get calls regularly from people who have purchased products online from other sites and the cartridges either don't work, they are out of date, they leak or clog the print head. Be warned that if the cartridges are dirt cheap usually you will find they are from a company with no phone number, no physical address and a guarantee which is worthless.
Is your printer producing the correct colours that it should be? If not it is easy to isolate the problem by using a Test Page. The 3 main colours used by your inkjet printer are Cyan (Bluey Colour), Magenta (Reddish Colour) and Yellow.
If you are serious about cutting your printing costs then the following tips can help you do just that ! If you do a lot of printing you will find that by using some or all of the following techniques you may reduce your printing costs by up to 50%
The Canon Pixma MP780 is now quite an old printer. Over the years the print head slowly accumulates dried ink internally which sometimes can lead to the "Wrong Cartridge" message appearing on the menu screen. Here's what you can do to get rid of the error message.
Hey kids, if youre getting bored during the Christmas Holidays why not try doing the James Bond undercover agent thing and send "secret messages" to your friends. There's a few ways to do this but the quickest and easiest way is to use Lemon Juice. Grab a lemon out of the fruit bowl, squeeze it into a small bowl, grab a cotton bud or small paint brush and start writing.
Have you ever seen a 3D Printer in action? These things are amazing considering that you can buy them for under $1000. This makes the 3D printer affordable even for the average home user. Just think, no more racing down the shop to buy a replacement part for an appliance simply whack the broken piece in the printer and make another one.
If youre looking to purchase a new printer for your home or small business here are the top 10 most economical printers currently for sale in Australia! (Note: this is based on using Ink Hub's compatible cartridges!)
The obvious advantage of a compatible ink cartridge is the low price however there are more. One of the greatest advantages is that a pigment or dye based ink dries almost immediately. On the other hand a genuine oil based ink is quite slow drying.
To clean the Print Head on your Brother printer simply click on the image to the left and follow the procedure. If you have tried the cleaning process 4 to 5 times and the print quality still hasnt improved then you may have to look at replacing the ink cartridge or using a print head cleaning kit.
Once again the cost of Printer Ink has hit the newspapers. Genuine ink being quoted at $3000 per litre, cartridges being quoted in millilitres rather than page yield and on and on it goes. Theres so many opinions floating around out there and many of the people writing these articles only know a small part of the story !