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OEM Printer Ink Cartridges from UK Ink Supplies

Posted in Epson ink cartridges, Epson inkjet cartridges, Epson printer cartridges, HP ink cartridges, HP printer cartridges, Kodak Ink Cartridges, Kodak Inkjet Cartridges, Kodak Printer Cartridges, Lexmark ink cartridges, Lexmark inkjet cartridges, Lexmark printer cartridges, OEM ink cartridges, OEM printer cartridges, Samsung cartridges, Samsung ink cartridges, Samsung printer cartridges, UK Ink Supplies with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 14/02/2012 by ukinksupplies

OEM Printer Cartridges offer excellent print quality and dependable performance. The reason for this is that printer makers nearly always adapt their ink and toner formulas to match the specific characteristics of each individual printer model.

OEM Cartridges FAQ:

  1. What is an OEM Ink Cartridge?
  2. How costly are OEM Ink Cartridges?

What is an OEM Ink Cartridge?

OEM Printer Cartridges (also referred to as Original or Genuine Cartridges) are produced by the original equipment maker of the printer. These cartridges are almost seldom as cheap as compatible cartridges, such those made by Jet Tec. The reason for this is the business model that most big brand printer makers employ. They are prepared to lose money when selling the printer and instead expect to gain profits from the cartridge sales over the life span of the printer.

Ink Cartridge designs are often patented and intentionally designed to make it hard for the end user to refill old ink cartridges, thereby forcing them to buy new ones and tying them to the printer maker. Since designs are patented, discount cartridge manufacturers often re-use and refill the cartridges made by the OEM. This creates a way to open up the ink market without infringing on the patents.

A continuous stream of new printer cartridge models has reached the market since the compatible cartridges took significant market share. That’s why it normally takes a couple of months before compatible cartridges for new printer models reach the shops. The manufacturers need to build a stock of empty printer cartridges before they can produce and sell them in larger quantities.

How costly are OEM Ink Cartridges?

OEM cartridges are without doubt more costly compared to buying compatible or remanufactured cartridges. OEM cartridges are generally between 10% – 70% more expensive depending on printer brand and cartridge type.

Find cost comparisons between different cartridge types below:

  • Cost comparison – Compatible versus OEM cartridges
  • Cost comparison – Remanufactured versus OEM cartridges
  • Remember that the quality of the ink or toner is only one factor to achieve good printing results. The printing paper also needs to have the correct characteristics in relation to the ink or toner which in turn needs to be suitable for the printer. Read about other available Ink Cartridges and Toner Cartridges:

  • Jet Tec Compatible Cartridges
  • Remanufactured Cartridges

  • UK Ink Supplies of Lincolnshire – official Jet Tec retailer in Lincoln.

    This blog is by UK Ink Supplies of Lincoln, UK – stocking a wide range of Jet Tec printer cartridges and Jet Tec laser toner cartridges for many models of printers.  For more information please visit Jet Tec printer cartridges for the latest Jet Tec ink cartridges and Jet Tec laser cartridges for Canon, Epson, HP, Lexmark, Brother, Dell, Oki, Xerox and Kodak printer products.

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    Lexmark Ink Cartridges – UK Ink Supplies

    Posted in Lexmark inkjet cartridges, Lexmark printer cartridges, OEM ink cartridges, OEM printer cartridges, Printer Cartridge Manufacturers, UK Ink Supplies with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 12/01/2012 by ukinksupplies

    Finding Lexmark Printer Cartridges is easy here at UK Ink Supplies. We currently have hundreds of different Lexmark Ink Cartridges to offer you including both Lexmark branded and Jet Tec branded cartridges – the leading UK manufacture of compatible Lexmark ink cartridges.

    The History of Lexmark

    Lexmark’s history is not as long as some of the other big printer brands. Lexmark originated as a spin-off from IBM’s print division in 1991. Lexmark first produced inkjet printers in 1992 – the year the first printers were branded as just Lexmark, rather than being co-branded with IBM.

    Compared to their largest competitors, Lexmark is completely focused on manufacturing printers and printer accessories with most of the products falling into the inkjet, matrix printer and laser printers field.

    During their relatively short history, Lexmark have continuously been working to push printing to new areas and to broaden the market by pushing down prices and making printing equipment affordable for all.

    Popular Lexmark Printer Series

    C Series, E Series, P Series, S Series, T Series, W Series, X Series, Z Series, Execjet Series, Medley Series, Optra Series

    Popular Lexmark Printer Cartridges

    10N0016, 10N0026, 12A1970, 1380950, 17G0050, 17G0060, 18C0032, 18C0781, 18L0032.

    Today, Lexmark is one of the largest suppliers within the printer market, offering inkjet printers, laser printers, scanners and dot matrix printers for every use from the home to commercial printing.

    Interested in Lexmark Ink Cartridges?

    Buying an original Lexmark cartridge is not cheap, with sets of cartridges costing upwards to £100.00. Fortunately, the market has been opening up in the last few years and there are now choices out there for those that want to buy Lexmark ink cartridges instead. These cartridges are manufactured to be 100% compatible with the Lexmark printer and to meet the standard set by Lexmark for their cartridges.


    UK Ink Supplies of Lincolnshire – official Jet Tec retailer in Lincoln.

    This blog is by UK Ink Supplies of Lincoln, UK – stocking a wide range of Jet Tec HP printer cartridges and Jet Tec HP  laser toner cartridges for many HP printers.  For more information please visit Jet Tec printer cartridges for the latest Jet Tec Epson, Canon, HP, Lexmark, Brother, Dell and Epson printer products.

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    Jet Tec Compatible Lexmark Ink Cartridges

    Posted in Jet Tec Ink Cartridges, Jet Tec printer cartridges, Lexmark ink cartridges, Lexmark inkjet cartridges, Lexmark printer cartridges, UK Ink Supplies with tags , , , , , on 20/10/2011 by ukinksupplies

    UK Ink Supplies supply the full range of Jet Tec compatible Lexmark ink cartridges. These are brand new high quality cartridges offering substantial savings compared to using the manufacturers OEM Lexmark inkjet cartridges. Some of the cartridges have Jet Tec extra life technology which means they contain more ink than the manufacturer’s original cartridges. These cartridges can in certain cases print up to 100% more pages. Jet Tec cartridges are available for most Lexmark inkjet printers, fax machines and all in one machines.

    Jet Tec’s remanufactured Lexmark ink cartridges:

    Jet Tec L1 Compatible Lexmark 1 Colour Ink Cartridge
    Jet Tec L2 Compatible Lexmark 2 Colour Ink Cartridge
    Jet Tec L4 Compatible Lexmark 4 Black Ink Cartridge
    Jet Tec L5 Compatible Lexmark 5 Colour Ink Cartridge
    Jet Tec L16 Compatible Lexmark 16 Black Ink Cartridge
    Jet Tec L16 L26 Compatible Lexmark 16 & 26 Twinpack Ink Cartridges
    Jet Tec L17 Compatible Lexmark 17 Black Ink Cartridge
    Jet Tec L20 Compatible Lexmark 20 Colour Ink Cartridge
    Jet Tec L26 Compatible Lexmark 26 Colour Ink Cartridge
    Jet Tec L27 Compatible Lexmark 27 Colour Ink Cartridge
    Jet Tec L31 Compatible Lexmark 31 Photo Colour Ink Cartridge
    Jet Tec L32 Compatible Lexmark 32 Black Ink Cartridge
    Jet Tec L33 Compatible Lexmark 33 Colour Ink Cartridge
    Jet Tec L34 Compatible Lexmark 34 Black Ink Cartridge
    Jet Tec L35 Compatible Lexmark 35 Colour Ink Cartridge
    Jet Tec L43 Compatible Lexmark 43XL Colour Ink Cartridge
    Jet Tec L44 Compatible Lexmark 44XL Black Ink Cartridge
    Jet Tec L50 Compatible Lexmark 50 Black Ink Cartridge
    Jet Tec L60 Compatible Lexmark 60 Colour Ink Cartridge
    Jet Tec L70 Compatible Lexmark 70 Black Ink Cartridge
    Jet Tec L80 Compatible Lexmark 80 Colour Ink Cartridge
    Jet Tec L82 Compatible Lexmark 82 Black Ink Cartridge
    Jet Tec L83 Compatible Lexmark 83 Colour Ink Cartridge

    About Jet Tec

    Jet Tec are one of the world’s leading manufacturers of alternative Lexmark inkjet supplies, producing compatible and recycled printer cartridge products. Jet Tec Jet Tec Lexmark laser toners and Lexmark ink cartridges are made in the UK by DCI Ltd and are compatible with the latest and most popular types of printers. Jet Tec has been established for over 25 years at its UK manufacturing base and is renowned for the quality, reliability and patented technology of their products. The quality of Jet Tec products is second to none. Jet Tec is an ISO 9001 registered company. ISO 9001 procedures are applied throughout the entire manufacturing facility. Jet Tec’s self-reliance in the total manufacturing process ensures the tightest control over quality.


    UK Ink Supplies of Lincolnshire – official Jet Tec retailer in Lincoln.

    This blog is by UK Ink Supplies of Lincoln, UK – stocking a wide range of Jet Tec HP printer cartridges and Jet Tec HP  laser toner cartridges for many HP printers.  For more information please visit Jet Tec printer cartridges for the latest Jet Tec HP, Canon, Lexmark, Brother, Dell and Epson printer products.

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