If there is any area of the electronics market more prone to shenanigans than mobile phones it is the fabulous world of printers. Although not exactly a "razors and blades" market, the world of printers is all about maximizing profits on the purchase of supplies, especially ink cartridges. Although HP's games with expiring inks (and whole printers) last year gave me pause, I … [Read more...] about When Does XL No Longer Mean “Extra Large”? HP’s Printer Inks, Of Course!
Yesterday I discussed HP's expiring photosmart ink cartridges and advised pressing "OK" to keep using them anyway. Today we talk about what happens when the ink system really does fail. Ink System Failure; Error: 0xc19a0035 As I demonstrated yesterday, some (but not all) of HP's inkjet cartridges have a pre-programmed expiration date. Though no one from HP could explain … [Read more...] about HP Photosmart Ink System Failure – Error: 0xc19a0035
HP's inkjet printer ink cartridges are really expensive, so I'm always annoyed when my printer runs out. But my HP Photosmart C6180 started complaining that the cartridges are expired, prompting me to replace them before they're even empty! I decided to look into the matter, and I'm not happy with the explanation. How Does An Ink Cartridge "Expire"? HP's official ink … [Read more...] about What Does HP Printer “Ink Cartridge Expired” Mean?