Remanufactured or Compatible printer ink cartridges are simply a lot cheaper than the manufacturers own cartridges. But are remanufactured, refilled, recycled, compatible or refurbished ink cartridges good, bad or ugly? In short, do they really work?
You may have heard horror stories about Remanufactured or Compatible printer ink cartridges, like, they don’t work, will ruin your printer, or will void your printers warranty, and of course they might cost a lot less than manufacturers own brand, but what’s the point if the cartridge won’t print?
So can you trust Remanufactured or Compatible printer ink cartridges to work? The fact is, that every printer cartridge, whether manufactured by HP, Canon, Brother or remanufactured, may malfunction when fitted into your printer. Social media sites and forums are full of just as many complaints about branded cartridges as non-branded. At Westbury Inks what we hear back from our customers (if we do here back from them) is that they very seldom get problems with Remanufactured or Compatible cartridges.
Most ink cartridges come with a chip embedded into them and sometimes these chips becomes damaged during the remanufacturing process. Some printer manufacturers go out of their way to make sure their cartridges can’t be refilled or reused, but most, including Hp, Dell, Brother and Canon cartridges, don’t have an issue being refilled and can be recycled again and again.
So, no matter what you have heard about Remanufactured or Compatible printer ink cartridges the inescapable fact is that they are much much cheaper than manufacturers own cartridges. Give Remanufactured or Compatible printer ink cartridges a chance and you will see the saving. They are also more eco friendly, better for the environment and if you’re not sure what to do with your old cartridges, Westbury Inks offer to take your unwanted cartridges away for recycling.
Refilling your old cartridges can save you up to 60 percent of the cost of new ink, and you are doing your bit to help reduce landfill – what could be better!