October 31, 2011

Epson Outsmarted Me

I replaced my 3 in 1 printer last June because the scanner was broken. I’ve tried Canon and HP before so I want to try something new, I bought Epson ME 320 (Multifunctional for Economical, Efficient and Effective Endurance), knowing that I could save more.  

Save more with Epson INKdividual™ Cartridges

• Enjoy greater savings with Epson cost-effective INKdivdual™ cartridges. You can now maximise usage of your ink cartridges when you replace only the empty cartridge.

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My black cartridge finally rant out and I went to Inkrite for refill like I always do but I was shocked when I learned that my cartridge is a disposable type and the only way that I could save for ink is to avail their conversion service which cost P2500.


I only pay P150 for my HP black cartridge refill but since Epson has a disposable type of cartridge, I need to spend P320 (it doesn't last long) for one black cartridge which I think is not economical. Another disadvantage is, I can no longer use my printer unless I replace the empty cartridge unlike in my old HP. So now, I am back with my old printer because I am still thinking about the conversion thing.

7 comments:

  1. Dito walang ink refilling station so these type of printer is the more economical. But it's still expensive I know! Sabi sa reviews na nabasa ko a kodak printer is the most economical, though i forgot which model it was....

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  2. buti meron dito kaya namamahalan na ko sa ink pag hindi refill.

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  3. The good side and the bad side of a new printer:)

    But whatever works economical..lets go for that:) to save money for merry merry christmas:)

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  4. never a fan of epson. iba pa din pag sikat no, may value kahit ang cartridge, refillable pa..

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  5. Ouch! Try mo rin yung continuous ink ba yun? yung bottles ng ink ang re refill mo?

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  6. ^ yun nga pinag iisipan ko ngayon, P2500 daw e. di ko alam kung ok talaga.

    chyng - mas ok talaga kung pwede refill, mas mura e. =)

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  7. Yikes! Very bad! They should have told you that before.

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