Which Printer?

  Solartopi 14:56 16 Jun 2006

Hi there,

I have been using Lexmark printers for as long as I have been working with PCs and that's a long time.

Lexmark printers are very cheap but their cartridges are so expensive these days. I do refill my cartridges but still buying them when needed is ridiculously pricey.

Can any one tell me what printer to buy that will be cheaper to run.



  oldbeefer2 15:15 16 Jun 2006

Put this into 'search' - you will find loads of advice

  pj123 15:22 16 Jun 2006

The Epson R series are good. I have an Epson R220, 6 individual cartridges. Compatibles from Choice Stationery click here

Can get compatible ink from other suppliers cheaper but I prefer Choice.

I have now (not long ago) fitted a CIS (Continuous Ink System) to this printer. Has six 100ml ink bottles, equivalent to 7 cartridge changes for each colour. Top up 100ml bottles cost £11.95 for all six.
click here

Epson R220: click here

  Solartopi 16:08 16 Jun 2006

oldbeefer2, pj123,

Thanks very much for your quick reply.

Yes, will try.


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