By Simon Williams
Reviewed: 16 Jan 2011
HP DESKJET 1000 PRINTER J110 SERIES W/ 61 Black & 61 Tri Color Ink
HP Deskjet 1000 J110A Inkjet Printer power supply & PRINTER CABLE
HP DeskJet 1000 Standard Inkjet Printer
HP Desk Jet Instlation Disk, For HP Deskjet 1000 Printer, J110 Series
HP DeskJet 1000 J110a Inkjet Printer
This printer is the pinnacle of the madness of the printer market. So, you can buy the printer for £29.97 (Inc VAT) including the cartridges. The same cartridges on their own set you back about £22. And a pair of high yield cartridges is more expensive than the printer! When you test budget printers of this sort where the printer without the cartridges is valued at £8, can't you provide the reader with info regarding non-proprietary ink supplies and possibly even test the combination? The value of the printer may be 10/10 as you say but only if you stay away from repeatedly buying the manufacturer's overpriced ink.
I was a great sceptic about 'compatible' cartridges and swallowed all the dire warnings. However out of economic necessity I gave them a go, and the sky did not fall in. The printer nozzles have not clogged up, the print quality is indistinguishable, at least for non-photographic purposes. And to be honest, even photos come out A-OK. Unless you are a semi-pro photog, all tricked out with the full colour calibration kit and a hyper-critical eye etc, then I doubt you are going to notice any difference, other than cost.
Ridiculously cheap to buy and ridiculously expensive to run .. 5 out of 10
so true....any alternative ??....i have already bought it....and suffering now.
This is the worst printer HP has ever made. I do not recommend this printer for anyone.Terrible craftsmanship, sub-par parts, terrible ink cartridges that fail every time you turn around for this model.I have went through 3 of these in the last 1 and a half years and I do not print that much. Get another printer and do NOT waste your money on this junk unless you like to own a large paper weight.
It use HP 301 for black and colour can be replaced with guarantee remanufactured ink cartridges which will save at least 60% and the XL cartridge page per cost is 5.8 for colour 301XL cartridge.
Replaced with guarantee remanufactured ink cartridges which will save at least 60% and the XL cartridge page per cost is 5.8 for colour 301XL cartridge.
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