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Old Jan 20, 2004, 04:00 PM
agb666 agb666 is offline
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Default cheap printer that is cheap to run and prints on dvds?

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can anyone recommend a cheap printer that doesnt cost a bomb and will be cheap to run?

wont be using it much apart from maybe printing on my own dvdr discs

any advice appreciated

Old Jan 21, 2004, 01:56 AM
Dave2986 Dave2986 is offline
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it has to be either the epson r300 or canon i865, their both around £140


both cost about £25 for a new set of inks but as their indervidula carts they last longer, not sure how long as i dont have one

look here for inks

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Old Jan 21, 2004, 04:24 PM
geobon geobon is offline
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I wouldnt get an epson R300, i got one to replace my photo 900 because of peeps on here praising them anyhow i sold it after 4 days after the ink tanks were only half full after doing only 14 movies (Disc & Covers) so lets just say you get around 30+ from an ink change, I get around that with my photo 900 and an ink change is a fifth of the price of the R300, As you can see i kept my 900 and got shot of the R300, id rather save £20 on an ink change than save 40 seconds on a printed document.
Old Jan 22, 2004, 11:54 AM
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good feedback geobon, I've been looking into both these printers but cant find a photo 900 for love nor money now they've been deleted
Old Apr 27, 2006, 06:04 PM
Stevecol Stevecol is offline
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Default Savings on your cartridges

I read you your posting and agree that the r300 is a good choice. I dont know which you have chosen but I have found that the cheapest place to get the cartridges from is:


They charge just £8 per set and they last for ages. If you want even better deals sign up to their newsletter. I have found that they often do my printers cartridges (r200 which are the same as the r300 cartridges) for less than £1 each.

Hope this is of help.
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