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January 2017


How Long Do Ink Cartridges Last

There is the very difficult way to estimate how long ink cartridges last when you are printing documents at your house. However, several aspects, you can consider by ordering cheap ink cartridges that will help you to exercise how much time they are likely to last you. Continue Reading


What Is Toner Cartridge And Drum Unit?

What Is Toner Cartridge And Drum Unit

There is a difference between printer toner cartridges and a drum unit; although both of them play a vital role in laser printing.  New users are commonly confused about the uses of these two consumables and have difficulty distinguishing them.

Toner cartridge

The printer toner cartridges hold the toner. It is responsible for creating the images on printed materials.  A toner cartridge may come in high yield, standard or extra high yield. Color laser printers also typically carry 4 colors – cyan, magenta, yellow and black toners (CMYK).

Drum unit

While the cartridge holds the toner, the drum unit acts as the carbon paper.  It transfers the toner to the printing material. The drum corresponds to a certain toner color only. Therefore, if you are using a color laser printer, then you will also have 4 drum units to replace. On the bright side, drum units have high capacity which normally reaches up to 20,000 pages. There’s a significant gap in between replacement.

While toner cartridges can be refilled when empty, drum unit needs to be replaced since it only wear out and deteriorates when it reached its maximum capacity. Some toner cartridges however are integrated with drum unit.

Laser Printers

Color Laser Printer Cost Per Page : How To Control Your Costs

Color Laser Printer Cost Per Page How To Control Your Costs

When laser printer first came onto the market, they were designed for the small workplace, work from home business use and business use. The printer was costly, and the toner was pricey. The color laser printer cost per page was superb when they were first introduced. However as more and more consumers started to purchase a laser printer, and they required cheaper of toner the price of laser printer toner continuously came down to where today the color laser printer cost per page is around $0.04 or $0.05 per page. Continue Reading


Does Using Compatible Ink Cartridges Void Warranty?

Does Using Compatible Ink Cartridges Void Warranty

Using compatible ink cartridges has many benefits. However, many still hesitate to use them because of this one fearful question – Does using compatible ink cartridges void warranty?

To ease your worries, the answer is NO. Using compatible ink cartridges DOES NOT void or nullify your printer warranty. Why? Buying and using of compatible ink cartridges in any ink and toner store for any printer brand is NOT ILLEGAL. In fact, there is a stipulated law called Magnuson-Moss Warranty Improvement Act that protects consumer’s right to manufacturer’s warranties.  Simply put, it is against the law for any printer manufacturer to invalidate a warranty by using compatible consumables.

However, if by using compatible ink cartridge directly caused the malfunctioning of your printer, your warranty will be void or invalidated. In such case, before bringing your printer for repair, it is best to remove your ink cartridges.


How To Install Toner Cartridge

How To Install Toner Cartridge

When you’re running on an empty toner cartridge, replacement is necessary to continue printing. Depending on your laser printer model, location of printer toner cartridges may differ. However, here are the basic steps on how to install toner cartridge.

  1. Turn off the printer and unplug. Wait for a few minutes for it to cool down.
  2. Locate your printer toner cartridges compartment. Gently open and pull out the cover to reveal the cartridges.
  3. Remove the printer toner cartridges.
  4. Open your toner cartridge replacement. Make sure to remove the protective cover.
  5. Put the new toner cartridge firmly according to their indicated color. Lock them securely.
  6. Push back the cartridge compartment and close the cover.
  7. Plug in and restart the printer. If all steps were done correctly, you should be able to print as usual.

Note: You might want to keep the empty toner cartridge and reuse it by means of toner refill. This will help you save a significant amount on your printing expenses.

Laser Printers

Epson Aculaser C1100 Toners: Cartridges & Refill Kits – Laser Tek Services

If you’re looking for the best priced C1100 toners online, you’ve come to the right place. We have on stock an array of consumable options for individual and business users of the Epson Aculaser C1100 laser printer.

Scroll down a little further into this page and check out our OEM, remanufactured toner cartridges and toner refill kits line up of Epson Aculaser C1100 toners.

Epson Aculaser C1100 Color Laser Printer.

Epson provides workgroups of small and medium-sized businesses with a high performance color laser printer in the Aculaser C1100 . Moreover, Aculaser C1100 toners offer outstanding print quality, particularly for monochrome outputs. Its print speed can however disappoint. The laser printer underperforms its quoted print speeds of 25 pages per minute (ppm) for monochrome A4 prints and 5 ppm for colour A4 prints.

This laser printer is at least 10 years old. The Epson Aculaser c1100 however has been discontinued by Epson. Therefore, it is no longer available for purchase. Nonetheless, Aculaser C1100 toners, peripherals and consumables can still be sourced online. These can be purchased online from the manufacturer and reseller sites. You can also shop for consumables at online marketplaces such as eBay and Amazon.

Acquisition and Running Costs

The now defunct laser printer model retailed for around $400 during its initial release. One set of Genuine high capacity Aculaser C1100 toners would cost you around $500. That sets you back by at least $100 from the acquisition cost.

Expert Review reveals high running costs.  This is typical of laser printers that feature an inline design. Standard capacity cartridges cost per output is at 7.35 cents per page and around 2.52 cents for the high capacity C1100 toners. Each of its 4 colour high capacity cartridges comes with a 4000 page yield rating.


 Consumable Options: Aculaser C1100 Toners

OEM Toner Cartridges

OEM cartridges are the so-called genuine toner cartridges. These consumables are manufactured by the printer manufacturer itself. Save up to 48% from our OEM high capacity C1100 toners offerings.

Remanufactured Toner Cartridges

Remanufactured toner cartridges meanwhile are refurbished units that have been rebuilt from from the ground up. Damaged components are thereafter replaced. Its hopper is refilled with a fresh supply of toner powder upon reassembly. Supplied toner is of course compatible with C1100 toners.

Remanufactured toner cartridge units undergo stringent remanufacturing processes that adhere to industry standards and protocols. All these are performed to guarantee reliable build quality and superior print performance.

Laser Tek Services offers competitive pricing for Epson Aculaser C1100 remanufactured toner cartridges.


Toner Refill Kits

Toner refill kits offer the best price for your money among the C1100 toners consumable options. The toner refill kit provides users with a fresh volume of toner powder. This is intended to replenish the depleted toner supply of a still functioning toner cartridge. Experts recommend the refill and reuse of toner cartridges for up to two times before disposing it.

Order toner refill kits from our web store and enjoy up to 23% savings versus prices offered in online marketplaces.


How Reliable Are Remanufactured Toner Cartridges And Ink?

How Reliable Are Remanufactured Toner Cartridges And Ink

Compatible printer consumables have been the cheaper alternative of printer owners against the pricey OEMs. Are remanufactured ink cartridges good? How reliable are remanufactured toner cartridges? Let’s find out why many rely and consider them the best printing solutions.

  •         Most remanufactured cartridges hold more toner and ink than OEM.

This basically means you can print more pages than the original. In terms of quality, remanufactured products can par that of an OEM especially in terms of mono printing.

  •         Materials from remanufactured cartridges are from OEM and premium materials.

Many remanufactured ink and toner cartridges are from refurbished OEM components. They were cleaned and reassembled with premium materials. High quality remanufactured cartridges also have lower failure rate.

  •         There is a significant difference in price.

Are remanufactured ink cartridges good even when it’s cheap? Other than the mentioned topics above, perhaps one of the reasons why these compatible consumables are highly used and recommended is because of their selling price. A printer owner can save up to 40% on remanufactured toner cartridges and 90% on remanufactured ink and toner refills.