Canon ink cartridges

  tardis100 17:37 29 Apr 09
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Hi Folks can anyone tell me where I can get Canon Ink Cartridges that I do not have to take out a mortgage to pay for them? I have a Canon Pixma iP4300 and I last bought them from ValueShop.co.uk and they cost £5.80 for each of the CLI 8 and £6.94 for the PGI 5 - but that was a year ago! I've just had a look at their site and they now want £9.79 and £11.95. I always used to get the Jet Tec compatible but I've had my fingers burnt one too many times with using compatibles and ending up with a ruined printer but if this is the current price then I think I will chance my luck again.

  jon2 17:57 29 Apr 09

I get mine from click here

  Pineman100 18:06 29 Apr 09

I'm afraid your choices are limited. Buy Canon originals at top prices, or cheaper compatibles and risk a higher incidence of dodgy ones.

The best you can do is shop around for the cheapest originals. But I'm afraid you'll still need to be on good terms with your building society!

  brambles 18:32 29 Apr 09

Hi tardis100 - I have a canon iP4500 which uses the same cartridges as your ip4300. They charge £9.99 for the basic colours 8 and £10.99 for the Black double cartridge 5-BGBK. These are original Canon cartridges - not compatible ones and they are posted from Jersey postage free. Hope this helps. Brambles

  tardis100 19:29 29 Apr 09

Thanks for the replies had a bit of difficulty finding my way around your site jon2 - but brambles site showed that they were a little cheaper than my original site - and no postage! so that's the cheapest I've found yet. (I also think that valueshop.co.uk mail from the Channel Islands) so big thanks for replying.

  slightlymad 19:52 29 Apr 09

The black cartridge is £6.00 and a multipack (Yellow, cyan, magenta) for £19.55: click here.

  tardis100 21:19 29 Apr 09

Thanks Slightlymad - I've had a look at Amazon and the cartridges I'm looking for are CLI-8 bk,cyan,magenta,yellow. and one black-PGI-5 they seem similar in price to brambles site but I'll keep checking. Thanks

  woodchip 21:29 29 Apr 09

I use compatibles for my Epsons, have done for years without any problems. Started buying them from Computer Fair round about £6 .50 a set of 6 a RX620 multifunction.

  kat64 21:08 30 Apr 09

I have a Cannon Pixma MP500 and I always get my cartridges from Cartridge world.Recently raised their prices to £6 each but they are guaranteed.
best wishes

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