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Description OEM stands for original equipment manufacturer, meaning the cartridge was made by the same company that made your printer. Original brand cartridges are very reliable and sometimes the only option if your printer is new to market or uncommon. Remanufactured ink is a genuine brand cartridge that has gone through one cycle of use. After use, the cartridge is recycled, acquired by a remanufacturing facility and put through a rigorous professional refurbishing process. During the refurbishing process the cartridge is disassembled, thoroughly cleaned and tested for quality. It's then carefully refilled, tested again and brought back to life. Buying remanufactured prevents one less cartridge from ending up in a landfill. A compatible cartridge is a brand new ink cartridge built by a manufacturer other than your printer. It's like buying the generic version of the genuine brand. Most are uniquely designed to differentiate from genuine cartridges. Despite any structural difference you may notice, the cartridge will still fit in your machine and print a full yield, just like the original brand.
Price Factors Many printer manufacturers follow the razor-and-blades business model which may result in higher priced genuine cartridges. Remanufactured ink is much cheaper than the original brand ink. It's far more cost effective to refurbish a previously used cartridge than create a new OEM from scratch. Compatible ink is much cheaper than the original brand. Compatible suppliers don't have to worry about the additional costs that hinder OEMs like new printers or firmware, which lets them keep prices low.
Quality Original cartridges work extremely well and are covered under a warranty by the printer manufacturer High quality remanufactured ink will match the quality of the original, but not all remanufactured ink is created equal. Make sure you buy from a reputable supplier in order to get the absolute best results. High quality compatible ink will match the quality of the original, but not all compatible ink is created equal. Make sure you buy from a reputable supplier in order to get the absolute best results.
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Printer Type Work with inkjet printers Work with laser printers
Material Liquid ink Dry powder
How it works Inkjet printers use a series of nozzles that spray tiny drops of ink directly on the print suface Laser toner printers use static electricity and heat to bond dry toner powder to a page
Commonly used by Casual home users, small business and photographers Large businesses and schools
Number of Pages You Can Print A cartridge's page yield is the estimated number of pages you can print. Page yield is based on 5% page coverage. This means that the quoted page yield is based upon printed pages where only 5% of the page has been imprinted with ink. For example, a short memo has approximately 5% coverage. If you have a cartridge that has a yield of 500 pages, it can print 500 pages of that short memo. If you are printing letters, photos or graphics, your coverage will vary greatly and your page yield will drop significantly.
Cartridge Warranty and Shelf Life Most ink and toner cartridges include a warranty or "best by" date on their box. Remanufactured and compatible ink cartridges can last 12-18 months unopened, and toner cartridges can last up to 3 years.
Cartridge Care and Storage Only open a cartridge when you need it. Opened cartridges will eventually dry out, especially if the protective tape or clip has been removed. If you have an open ink cartridge around and would like to try and prevent it from drying out, place it nozzle side up in a plastic airtight tub. If your cartridge came with protective tape or a clip reapply both before storing. Place a damp cloth or paper towel in the tub, next to the cartridge and keep it stored in a cool, dark place.

Remanufactured Replacement for Hewlett Packard CN046AN (HP 951XL) High Yield Cyan Ink Cartridge

Page Yield: 1,500*

Reg. Price $22.99

Clearance $6.99

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Buy 3 or More Cyan for $6.99 each (save $0.00+)
Our remanufactured HP 950XL and 951XL cartridges are outfitted with a new chip and will work with the recent HP firmware update.123inkjets' remanufactured CN046AN high yield cyan inkjet cartridges are cost saving alternatives to original HP 951XL cartridges. Refurbished to perfection, our remanufactured CN046AN pigment-based ink cartridges are 100% guaranteed to print beautiful, vibrant images and include a working indicator chip to accurately monitor ink levels. These cartridges are not remanufactured by HP.

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Specifications

SKU Product Type Printer Brand OEM Number Ink Color Cartridge Yield Type Page Yield Cost Per Page Capacity (ml) Shelf Life
CN046ANRIC Ink Cartridge HP CN046AN Cyan High 1,500* 699.00 cents 28 12-18 Months
*Average cartridge page yield in accordance with ISO IEC 24711

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Remanufactured Bulk Set to Replace HP 950XL and 951XL Ink
 
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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great Price!

Ink is high quality and looks just like my original HP cartridges. However, my printer does recognize that the ink is not actually genuine HP ink and that my printer health cannot be guaranteed...Read complete review

Ink is high quality and looks just like my original HP cartridges. However, my printer does recognize that the ink is not actually genuine HP ink and that my printer health cannot be guaranteed but, I have never had a problem using these inks before and I have been using them for years.

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Printer Would Not Except

I have shopped with 123 inkjets in the past and had only great experiences.
Unfortunately, my HP Officejet Pro 8620 rejects the print cartridges.
They show up as damaged and the...Read complete review

I have shopped with 123 inkjets in the past and had only great experiences.
Unfortunately, my HP Officejet Pro 8620 rejects the print cartridges.
They show up as damaged and the printer will not print.

I am very disappointed because the cost savings would have been wonderful.

I tried 2 cyan cartridges, one magenta, one yellow, and one black. This leads me to believe it was not any of the cartridges, but the printers inability to accept them. It identified them as Non-HP cartridges right away.

The cartridges look identical, and they fit perfectly. Unfortunately, printers might be getting to smart these days and this one refused to use the remanufactured cartridges.

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5.0

Inkjet #1 for us!! 3 years now!!

By Cindy

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Remanufactured Bulk Set to Replace HP 950XL and 951XL Ink:

We always order through inkjets, and have never been disappointed. Great product and great value!

 
4.0

Printing well

By Rory

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Bulk Set of 4 Ink Cartridges for HP 950XL / 951XL:

Terrific customer service and prompt shipping. My only complaint is that I would have liked to have received the correct cartridge with the newer computer chips with the first shipment. However, your customer care was terrific in promptly shipping me a replacement.

Thanks!

 
4.0

I would buy again!!

By Megan

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Bulk Set of 4 Ink Cartridges for HP 950XL / 951XL:

It worked great! I was a bit nervous because I never ordered from this site before. Very very fast shipping and product works excellent!

 
1.0

Not as described

By Allen

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Remanufactured High Yield Cyan Ink for HP 951XL:

wont buy again , it is not a remanufactured HP product

 
5.0

Great vslue

By Karen

from undisclosed

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Comments about Remanufactured High Yield Magenta Ink for HP 951XL:

Good price; works in my printer just fine

 
5.0

I'll buy again.

By Robert

from undisclosed

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Comments about Remanufactured High Yield Black Ink for HP 950XL:

Only used one so far and it seems to be fine.

 
5.0

Excellent cartridges

By James

from undisclosed

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Comments about Remanufactured Bulk Set to Replace HP 950XL and 951XL Ink:

These are GREAT at a fraction of the manuf's cost!
Work great in my machine.

 
5.0

I would definitely recommend this product

By Bernard

from undisclosed

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Comments about Bulk Set of 4 Ink Cartridges for HP 950XL / 951XL:

Excellent replacement cartridges

 
5.0

I will continue to buy for my HP printer

By Diane

from undisclosed

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Comments about Remanufactured Bulk Set to Replace HP 950XL and 951XL Ink:

Lasts longer than HP. However, sometimes printer doesn't want to recognize the foreign cartridges and takes a while to get something printed.

 
5.0

Go buy some

By George

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Bulk Set of 4 Ink Cartridges for HP 950XL / 951XL:

So far these cartages work great! Haven't tried all the colors as yet, but can't beat the price

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