HP charges a premium for ink, and since the ink cartridges are protected by a chip you can't get third-party cartidges.iKWICK7 said:While I personally don't like HP printers (had abd experiences with 2 of them), I strongly recommend the HP 3180.
Well, I got the ip90. Had it for a year so far. Good little printer.SpAtZ said:I am still having a hard time finding a compact printer. I am looking for something like a PIXMA iP90, which is 12.5 inches wide. Most of the inexspensive printers are 17-18 inches wide.
Not so. Many 3rd-party refilled cartridges are sold on eBay, at a fraction of the HP price. I stay with genuine HP for my black cartridge because it's pigment-based formula is more waterproof than dye-based inks. However, I routinely refill my HP color cartridges with 3rd-party inks.weg said:...since the ink cartridges are protected by a chip you can't get third-party cartidges.