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Ink Cartridges - HP and Canon

17 years ago

We bought a Canon Pixma 500 printer which I really love, but the cartridges are around $15 each. We looked at HP printers yesterday and the cartridges are $10 each. These HP printers use the 02 Vivera inks, the small cartridges. Does anyone have a printer that uses these cartridges? Since these cartridges are so small, Hubby is thinking the ink is not going to last long at all.

Here's the catch. The ink tanks for our Canon cartridges holds 13 ml which are the CLI series. DH said the HP 02 Vivera cartridges only hold 5. something ml.

To get the entire set, it's around $65.00 for my Canon. There are five cartridges, two of them are black. The HP 02 Vivera set is only $35.00 and you get free 100 4x6 photo paper. When you are talking about buying multiple cartridges, this seems like a huge savings, but is it really since the HP ones are so small?

Anyone know of an ink company that sells the genuine Canon cartridges at a discount price?


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