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best printer with low ink usage

by craftsrlb / October 12, 2009 6:24 AM PDT

I NEED help..I have an HP office jetj6480 all in one...if I can get 50 black and white copies and 20 color copies before the ink runs out I am lucky. I have had this since last december and have gone through 7 sets of ink . I am looking for a new printer that yields a large number of copies, the printer is less than $100 and the refills are not rediculous. I hope someone can help me I am sick of wasting so much money

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Have you considered
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 12, 2009 6:26 AM PDT

Getting an plain old copier for the black/white copies? It's about as cheap as it can get.

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ME TOO!!!
by beverlywatsonrichards / August 1, 2011 2:08 PM PDT

I have an HP Officejet 4500 Desktop. I just started using it recently and had to purchase ink right away. After buying a new cartridge, again it ran out after printing approx 20 black & white pages. I thought the cartridge was defected and returned it. I have since bought 3 more and ALL HAVE BEEN THE SAME!!!! There is nothing wrong with the ink, it is the HP Printer. It uses WAY WAY TO MUCH INK. I just replaced it yesterday and printed only 15 pages and it is already OUT again......WHAT PRINTER DO I NEED TO BUY??? I NEED ONE THAT GIVES ME TOP QUALITY PRINTING WITHOUT COSTING A FORTUNE.

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Never found one that low.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 2, 2011 1:20 AM PDT
In reply to: ME TOO!!!

Sounds defective. Get to hp.com and arrange for warranty or just return it.

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