Original print cartridges OEM vs compatible print cartridges

What are the main differences between OEM print cartridges and compatible print cartridges? The main difference is the price; compatible print cartridges are cheaper than OEM print cartridges, but what about the quality? Let’s examine OEM and compatible cartridges and toners. OEM cartridge An OEM cartridge is an Original Equipment Manufacturer cartridge, all the major brands produce their own cartridges and toners. If you have…

New Printer Fits In Your Pocket And Prints Without Ink or Toner!

This is amazing! Imagine a printer that you can take anywhere that doesn’t need a new ink or toner cartridge ever. Seem too good to be true? Polaroid has introduced the Polaroid Zip Photoprinter which at 7.4cm x 12cm is about the same size as a smartphone. It requires no printer ink or toner but instead uses ZINK technology. ZINK produces photo-quality, full-color output without using…

How I Got Over My Printer Rage And Learned To Love My Printer

How many times has this happened to you? You go to print out an urgent document that you need RIGHT NOW, and the printer throws up a Cartridge Empty warning. Or you’ve run out of paper. Or the computer isn’t talking to the printer. Does that kind of thing drive you mad? Learn how to keep your printer running smoothly and trouble free with the…

7 reasons why we still need printers

Apr 17th, 2015 Printers 5 min read

Paperless homes and offices have been spoken about for many years. With advancements in technology and cloud based storage, there was a common perception that the need for paper would be a thing of the past. The truth is very different. Very few homes are totally paperless, and even fewer businesses. But why? The fact is worldwide we are using 50% more paper now than…

Replacing the Imaging Unit in Lexmark MS310, MS410, MS510, MS610, MX310, MX410, MX511, MX611

Oct 23rd, 2014 Printers, Toners 13 min read

Full instructions for replacing the 500z imaging unit are below. There are several situations where you would need to change the imaging unit on the following Lexmark devices: Lexmark MS310dn Lexmark MS310d Lexmark MS410d Lexmark MS410dn Lexmark MS510dn Lexmark MS610dn Lexmark MS610de Lexmark MX310dn Lexmark MX410de Lexmark MX511de Lexmark MX511dhe Lexmark MX611de Lexmark MX611dhe Related PostsLexmark 34217HR and 34217XR Cartridges for E230, E232, E330 and…

New HP Printers M476dw and M476nw

Jul 22nd, 2014 Printers, Toners 3 min read

HP have announced two new colour multifunction printers to their range, the HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M476dw  and the HP LaserJet Pro 400 color MFP M476nw. Both have print – scan – copy and fax capabilities, with the M476dw printing at a slightly faster speed. The M476dw also has more features suitable for workgroups, so is more suitable if shared with 4-10 people. Both use…

Samsung Xpress SL-C460FW Colour Multifunction Printer Review

Jul 4th, 2014 Printers, Toners 4 min read

Yesterday we received our demo model Samsung Xpress SL-C460FW Colour Multifunction Printer from Samsung, and we were quite excited! We’ve been looking forward to checking out the NFC capabilities of this machine. NFC stands for Near Field Communications. What is that I hear you say? Basically it means you can have an image, document or email open on a compatible mobile phone and you just…

Canon imagePROGRAF Printers

Jun 10th, 2014 Inks, Printers, Printing Digital Photos 3 min read

We are all familiar with Canon printers, and probably the best known is the Pixma series, famous for their low cost and easy availability of replacement ink. Canon is much more than this though, they have a wide range of printers apart from the home models – from Pixma PRO printers aimed at serious photographers, to laser printers directed at small to medium businesses, to…

HP Wide Format Printer Ink

May 16th, 2014 Inks, Printers, Printing Digital Photos 1 min read

Everyone knows that Printzone has a very wide range of printer cartridges, but did you know we have the full range of HP Wide Format inks? From the newest wide format printers to oldies but goodies such as the Designjet 1055cm, we have just the genuine HP inks you need. HP wide format printers are capable of working hard for you – if you use…