HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 1015. Printer or Toy?
To get acquainted with the detailed technical characteristics of the Ricoh SP 101E printer, follow the link on the manufacturer’s official website.
A month later, the beginning of the school year (at the time of this writing). Caring parents will start preparing their children for school: buying notebooks, books, pens and other tools for nibbling the granite of science. Undoubtedly, any class teacher will advise the modern student to have their own printer as well.
And a printer is not a notebook, you can’t buy it for three kopecks. And here the tempting price of the HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 1015 printer attracts attention. Why? The cost in different stores is from 28 to 40 USD. – and for this price you get a color multifunctional device. While other similar MFPs are much more expensive.
And so you printed a few sheets of text, a couple of photos … and the cartridges ran out. It’s time to replace or refuel them. And so you come to the store to buy new cartridges and find that the cost of a set of new cartridges is equal to the cost of this printer … And if you don’t really want to pay for a second printer, the only way out is to refill the cartridges. It is not expensive: refueling two cartridges (color and black) – about $ 5. But the resource of the cartridge is not durable and on average it can withstand 3 to 5 refills. And sometimes not a single one. The print nozzles are burnt out because the cartridge is designed for single use.
Another way to save money on the purchase of cartridges is to install a CISS (Continuous Ink Supply System). But since the system is connected to cartridges with a limited life cycle, this method will not be economical, despite the beautiful advertising.
Conclusion: if you know how to self-refill inkjet cartridges, then you will be able to get the maximum benefit from this MFP. Otherwise, you either fork out for new cartridges for almost the cost of the printer, or you rely on luck.
How many pages does a cartridge last? Black – an average of 50-100 sheets of text. Colored – somewhere in 40-60. It is worth clarifying that it all depends on what you are printing.
Therefore, when buying an HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 1015, you need to clearly know for what purpose you are purchasing it.