EPSON Compatible cartridges

  iqs 22:12 23 Mar 2009
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Hi,

What are your opinions of EPSON compatible cartridges.

I require a black TO551 for my R240.

Genuine black will cost about £7-£10,on ebay £1.75 with free postage.

Thanks

  Bagsey 22:20 23 Mar 2009

I use Choice Stationary and have deone for years .Never any trouble and always good reults.
click here

  woodchip 22:21 23 Mar 2009

I us them all the Time on a RX520 and a RX620

  woodchip 22:23 23 Mar 2009

click here
And from Computer Fair. Last lot cost £5 for full set for RX520 4 carts

  iqs 22:24 23 Mar 2009

Hi Bagsey and woodchip,and thanks for the help.

Will look at Choice Stationary,

Cheers

  GANDALF <|:-)> 08:01 24 Mar 2009

click here I would seriously consider one of these. I use a similar one for my R300 and they save you a fortune even compared to compatibles.

G

  jack 08:24 24 Mar 2009

Are fine.
A Tip
Before throwing away a used genuine cartridge- remove and keep the chip.
Also down load the Epson utility - click here

If at any time you have trouble with a cart being recognised, swap the chop for the salvage one and use the utility to 'Reset counters.
or purchase a Zapit it device usually found at ink suppliers- does that same job- zeros the counter on the chip

  anchor 08:35 24 Mar 2009

I have used compatibles from Choice for some years. Those for my Epson 895 are already chipped, and my photos print perfectly.

I would not dream of using Epson originals and paying their ridiculous prices. Frankly, I cannot see any difference.

  iqs 11:47 24 Mar 2009

Thanks GANDALF <|:-)> for the link to a rather ingenious product.

The link you supplied jack goes to a web site I can not understand,thanks for the suggestion.

That's why I posted the question anchor,I just cant afford genuine cartridges any more,and if you can not see any difference,compats are the way to go,thanks

  Graphicool1 12:04 24 Mar 2009

You guys don't know how lucky you are - £7 - £10? My Epson Stylus Color 3000 uses 4 cartridges, genuine Epson ones cost me £50 each! Yes I can get clones cheaper, but I would dearly love a CIS. Sadly though they don't seem to be available for my printer, in the UK only in the US.

Unless anyone here knows different?

  Grey Goo 12:05 24 Mar 2009

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