Buying a printer

  Alan-Petrie 16:13 13 Apr 10


My aunt would like to buy a printer for her laptop. I asked her what she would use it for and she said mainly office work and the occasional photo, so in short nothing to expensive.

I had a look on pc worlds website and found this,

click here

Black ink is £11 and colour is £17 (tri colour)

So my question is is that an acceptable price for ink and the printer and is there any other reason to avoid this printer. If so could you recommend another.

Thanks Alan

  chub_tor 17:12 13 Apr 10

On a quick look I could find no manufacturer of compatible ink cartridges for this printer and some of the Revo reviews indicated that the all in one colour cartridge runs out quite quickly.

Personally I would search further to see if you can find a printer with individual colour ink cartridges and also that has someone supplying compatible cartridges. I am biased towards Canon.

  Alan-Petrie 17:49 13 Apr 10

I had a look at the pc advisor review section

click here

this seems to fit the bill, low price, cheap ink and not to fancy.

  chub_tor 10:11 14 Apr 10

But have you seen these reviews? click here

  chub_tor 10:14 14 Apr 10

LOw cost Canon with good reviews click here

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