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  1. questionCLI-42Y (Yellow) Cartridge - Special Considerations
    Update #2: August 31st 2017 The question of the Yellow Jello issue is one that has been around now for years now and while we still believe that our inks are not affected there have been an incredibly small number of reports which indicate that the original CLI-42Y does appear to have some imp ...

  2. questionReplacing inks in a CIS system
    The following video deals with a common support request we get from customers interested in our compatible inks for Epson printers, which is how to safely and effectively replace their existing ink supply with our inks. The video also deals with a common issue in CIS systems that have been in u ...

  3. questionPaul Roark - Black & White inksets and printing ( B&W )
    At the request of a few of our customers, OctoInkjet continues to stock a number of the component inks used in the opensource Black and White monotone ink sets created by Paul Roark in his comprehensive instruction sets on https://www.paulroark.com/BW-Info/ If you don't already know about this ...

  4. questionPGI-580, CLI-581 Refill options
    The newer Canon models have effectively replaced many of the older printers that use the PGI-550/570 and CLI-570/571 type cartridges but with these new printers the chips and opportunities for both compatible and refilling alternatives have drastically reduced. If you have a printer that is usi ...

  5. questionCompatible vs' Original ink
    The cost of original inks from a printer manufacturer are often the primary reason that many customers seek out an alternative ink but there are a few things you need to consider when purchasing compatible inks. Commercial Printing with Compatible Inks? If you are selling or thinking about sel ...

  6. questionTop Fill Canon PGI-550, CLI-551 and related cartridges (Video)
    This video guide describes the process for modifying an Canon OEM/Original CLI-551 XL cartridge for refilling using the Top-Fill method demonstrated in various other videos. Note: We are looking forward to providing other approaches that equally valid in the future. Important: This approach is ...

  7. questionCanon Inks/Resetters for New Printers
    UPDATED: 28th Feb 2017 This article has been out of date for some years now so an update is very much in order... Canon iP/MG models (using PGI550/570, CLI551/571 and siblings) For the bulk of the desktop A4 units (eg: iP7250) the printers now use a completely new style of cartridge which also ...

  8. questionCanon Pro-10 :: Tips & Troubleshooting
    This article covers tricks, tips and work-arounds that can be used to resolve problems such as ink starvation/flow issues, paper/ink incompatibilities and other issues as we learn and document them. PGI-9 Common Resources The PGI-72 cartridges used in the Pro-10 are virtually identical to the P ...

  9. questionInk supply changes
    Updated: 18th June 2015 New section on manufacturer transparency added Originally Posted: 12th March 2015 In mid to late 2014, Image Specialists was merged into STS-inks in Florida, USA and, as you would expect, a number of changes have taken place to rationalise the number of products avail ...

  10. questionInk Lifespan, Expiry & Storage
    For the purposes of this article we are referring to bulk inks supplied in bottles and used to either refill cartridges, CIS systems or some variation thereof. The guide does not refer to remanufactured, third party or OEM cartridges. Expected Lifespan Bulk inks are usually expected to last a ...

  11. questionRefilling Canon PGI-525/CLI-526 and PGI-225/CLI-226
    The new Canon printers (eg: iP4850, iP4820, MG6150) were released some months ago along with a brand new cartridge set. Unfortunately for refillers, these new cartridges seem to have been developed in a way that make refilling more difficult, thanks to their totally opaque design. The problems ...

  12. questionBottle Volumes/Sizes for Our Inks
    We currently stock inks in a number of sizes depending on the ink type, demand and characteristics of the ink itself. The volumes available are: 50ml 60ml - being phased out due to lack of suitable bottle 100ml (bottled in 125ml bottle) 125ml 250ml (single bottle) - being phased out due to lac ...

  13. questionCanon: Troubleshooting refilled cartridges
    Occassionally when refilling cartridges the cartridge can fail to feed ink properly to the printhead causing symptoms similar to a clogged printhead. Causes can include: Poor feeding between spongeless and sponge part of the cartridge Air bubbles/foam slowing or reducing ink flow within the sp ...

  14. questionClaria (Compatible) ink Pricing Change - May 2011
    Previous customers who have purchased Claria compatible inks will probably spot a noticeable change in the price of these inks. The reason for this change is that original pricing provided by the distributor was incorrect and adjusted upwards to the correct cost in August of last year. Unfortun ...

  15. questionBulk Ink: Volume/Measure conversion table
    Obviously people like to do a bit of comparison to see if they are getting a good deal but because some sellers will bottle their inks in fluid ounces (floz) and others in milliliters (ml) it can be a bit tricky to figure out which is better, especially when you try to convert currencies too. S ...

  16. questionBulk Ink: Item Not Stocked?
    The QuickFind tool now provides ink information for as many printers as possible but I do not stock all the inks listed which is why you have been redirected here. Why Is There No Stock Of "Your" Printer Ink? OctoInkjet is still a small firm with limited workshop and storage space. Equally impo ...