Wanted - cheap printer with cheap replacement ink

  Widows Son 17:14 16 May 04

Could anyone recommend a cheap inkjet (up to about £50) for which cheap cartridges (I don’t care if they’re original or compatible) are available.

I’m looking one for my 7 year olds pc (anyone out there with kids will realise just how much junk a 7 year old will print out) so quality of prints is only a secondary concern.

Thanks in advance for your help

  Diodorus Siculus 17:17 16 May 04

I realise that a kid will probably want colour, but can you convince him of the speed and quality of laser?

If not, then you can have a look at the epson range - cheap compatibles are available.

  sidecar sid 17:21 16 May 04
  spuds 17:36 16 May 04

Cheapness,reliability and good performance.Go for Epson.

I use Lexmark [expensive to run] and HP [similar to Epson, only dearer cartridges].Also Samsung Laser [ no fun for kids,too drab].

  pj123 17:39 16 May 04

The Epson printers are the cheapest option at the moment for buying and for ink replacement. But with a maximum of £50 I think you are looking at secondhand. The cheapest I can see is £49.95 from click here Replacement ink for the C64 is available at various prices depending on the amount you buy from click here

  Eastender 17:42 16 May 04

click here and put i250 in the search box, read the reviews scroll down and look at the price of the compatibles.

  Widows Son 10:11 19 May 04

I've found a local retailer doing the Epson C44UX for £47 including a cable. As I live in Northern Ireland and am hit with crazy surcharges by Ebuyer etc I'll go for it

Thanks again

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