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CLI526 + PGI525BK Starter Refill Kit

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Product Description

Starter kits are designed for customers who want to give refilling a try without committing to a larger volume standard refill kits.

It is also ideal for those who don't print enough to use more than six of each cartridge.

Highlights:

  • Costs a lot less than a new set of (OEM) Cartridges
  • SquEasyFill system caps, needles to speed up refilling
  • Reliable REdSETTER to reset cartridge chips to retain ink level monitoring
  • Full instructions & support
  • Enough ink for 6(PGI) + 32(CLI) cartridges
  • Saving over: £320.02* (calculations)
  • Everything you need to get started with refilling any 5 cartridge Canon printer using the PGI-525/CLI-526 cartridges
    (eg: iP4850, iP4950) 


Please check your cartridges and ensure this kit is compatible before you purchase.
Kits for other cartridge types are also available so please ask if you can't find what you are looking for


Specification

Ink Specification:

  • Type: CLI-526 & PGI-525
  • Quantity: 5 bottles
  • Brand: Image Specialists
  • Volume:
    • 50ml PGI ink (Pigment Black)
    • 200ml CLI inks (50ml each colour)
  • Cartridge Ref: CLI-526Y/C/M/BK + PGI-525BK
  • Colours:
    • Black
    • Yellow
    • Magenta
    • Cyan
    • Photo Black

 

Refill Kit Specification:

  • Type: SquEasyFill Cap/Needle set
    • Quantity: 5 caps/needles
    • Needle Length: 2" (5cm)
    • Needle Gauge: 20g
    • Needle Type: Blunt
    • Needle Scabbard/Cover: Included (x5)
       
  • Extra Tool: Carpenters Awl
  • Refill Plugs: Silicon [Canon] (x5)
  • Clips/Holders: CLI (x4), PGI (x1)
  • Gloves: 1 pair Nitrile (Blue or Lilac)

 

Resetter Specification:

  • Brand: REdSETTER
  • Power: Battery
    This unit can be powered via the USB socket on the front of your printer 
  • Compatible: CLI-526Y/C/M/BK/GY/G/R/PM/PC + PGI-525BK (OEM CHIPS ONLY!)

 

Note:
Please specify your printer model when purchasing so the correct silicon plugs can be included with your order.
Kit bundle image is for illustration purposes only.
Actual components provided may differ slightly for image but will match specification provided above.

 


Savings Calculations

Savings are based on use of OEM/Original Canon cartridges
PGI-525: 9ml volume
CLI-526: 6ml volume

OEM Refs: (@ 06 Nov 2012)
Full cartridge set: £47.99 + shipping (ref: http://www.crc-tasktron.co.uk/gbu0-prodshow/526SET.html)
Set of 3 CMY: £27.59 + shipping (ref: http://www.crc-tasktron.co.uk/gbu0-prodshow/CLI526CMY.html)
Individual CLI-526BK: £10.20 + shipping (ref: http://www.crc-tasktron.co.uk/gbu0-prodshow/CLI526BK.html)

OEM Equivalent Cost:
6 full sets + 2 sets CLI-CMY + 2 individual CLI-526BK cartridges
£47.99 x 6 sets = £287.94
£27.59 x 2 sets = £55.18
£10.20 x 2 (526BK) = £20.40
Total OEM cost: £363.52

Saving: £363.52 - 43.50 = £320.02

Note:

  • This calculation has best-cased the purchase of OEM consumables. Comparing against individual OEM cartridge purchases would effectively add 25 - 50% further savings
  • Shipping costs have not been included but again would add further savings (1x shipping for kit vs' multiple consumables purchases)

Compatibility

  • Pixma iP4850
  • Pixma iP4950
  • Pixma iX6550
  • Pixma MG5150
  • Pixma MG5250
  • Pixma MG5350
  • Pixma MX885

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  1. Excellent ink. Clear instructions. Colour a bit off. 5/5

    "Having filled the ink tanks with the ink provided I printed out a test page with many different images including photos and colour ramps. It is clear that this ink is predisposed to giving a green hue to print-outs. This has been reported also in the comments on a blog (http://alexeames.com/blog/tag/review/) about this same ink.

    If anyone is interested, this can be easily rectified on a canon printer by going into My Printer > Printer Settings > Main > Setting Colour Intensity to Manual > Set > Putting the Magenta Slider to 12.

    This setting may not stay saved, and it is wise to check it before printing, when the printer settings dialogue comes up. I haven't done enough printing to say for sure.

    Other than this easily sorted problem, this ink is excellent, and the refill kit is simple enough.
    "


  2. Great kit with all the specialist pieces needed 5/5

    "Very pleased with the results. Even had the short plugs for the specific printer :).

    First refill of full set of 5 cartridge took about 3 hours due to having to do 'once only' things like remove labels and sealing ball; remove ink bottle inner seals; find a candle to heat awl; read instructions (again!); etc. I expect it'll be an hour or so in the future.

    My main additional tip would be to use a set of precision digital scales to gauge how much ink still needs adding. I used item VV52G from Maplin to fill to about 40g (PGI-525) / 24g (CLI-526) total weight (with the kit's sealing clip).

    Wish I'd bought an extra set of plugs so that I could refill additional spare tanks for immediate swap over.
    "


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