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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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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 Lexmark 12A1970 (#70) Black Ink Cartridge

Page Yield: 600

Reg. Price $22.99

Our Price $18.99

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Buy 3 or More Black for $18.00 each (save $2.97+)
123inkjets remanufactured 12A1970 (#70) black inkjet cartridges are cost saving alternatives to OEM (genuine) Lexmark 12A1970 ink cartridges. Refurbished to perfection, our 12A1970 ink cartridges are 100% guaranteed to print beautiful, vibrant images.
123inkjet's remanufactured replacement for the Lexmark 12A1970 (#70) also replaces Lexmark's #75 ink cartridge.

Compatible Printers

Kodak - PM

Lexmark - Jetprinter

Lexmark - Optra Color

Lexmark - X Series

Lexmark - Z Series

More Brands - Compaq Printers

Samsung - MSYS

Samsung - Other Samsung Printers

Samsung - SCX Printers

Samsung - SF Printers

Specifications

SKU Product Type Printer Brand OEM Number Ink Color Cartridge Yield Type Page Yield Cost Per Page Capacity (ml) Shelf Life
REMAN1970 Ink Cartridge Lexmark 12A1970 Black Standard 600 3.17 cents 28 12-18 Months
*Average cartridge page yield in accordance with ISO IEC 24711

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Remanufactured Lexmark 12A1970 (#70) Black Ink Cartridge
 
3.9

(based on 17 reviews)

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82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great buy for the money

I have purchased these ink cartridges from Wal-Mart in the past and I can tell you that the OEM cartridges that I got from 123Ink Jets are just as good and the price is so...Read complete review

I have purchased these ink cartridges from Wal-Mart in the past and I can tell you that the OEM cartridges that I got from 123Ink Jets are just as good and the price is so much more affordable. I have purchased from 123 Ink Jets three times now and am well pleased with the service, the price, and the product.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

great ink

I purchased the inks from them and it always work, never had any problems with them. I would recommend them to anyone!

I purchased the inks from them and it always work, never had any problems with them. I would recommend them to anyone!

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4.0

works as intended

By pete63

from Yonkers, NY

Site Member

Comments about Remanufactured Lexmark 12A1970 (#70) Black Ink Cartridge:

My printer is getting old but still works. It was getting expensive to buy the cartridge at Staples. I was skeptical about it working for the price. Tried it and it works fine for less than one-quarter the price.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Just what I ordered

By inkyhands

from Undisclosed

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Comments about Remanufactured Lexmark 12A1970 (#70) Black Ink Cartridge:

Ordering was very easy. I received just what I ordered in about 3 days.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Almost 3 for price of 1 at stores

By Nanny1

from Texas

Site Member

Comments about Remanufactured Lexmark 12A1970 (#70) Black Ink Cartridge:

This was my second time to order this product. The first order had one cartridge that was faulty out of the four that were received. Overall I have been pleased with this product. Definetly a savings!

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

fast ordering

By Trick

from PORT RICHEY,FLA

Site Member

Comments about Remanufactured Lexmark 12A1970 (#70) Black Ink Cartridge:

I will be ordering from you all for now on,it only took 2 days for me to get my order and I didn't ask for rush delervery,just regular..when it takes other companies a week to get my ink and I go thru alot of ink!

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

wouldn;t print

By suzyqueh

from Lakewood, co

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Comments about Remanufactured Lexmark 12A1970 (#70) Black Ink Cartridge:

Tried everything and won't print. I is almost like the empty one I replaced.

 
1.0

Product doesn't print

By Willssb

from santa rosa,ca

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Comments about Remanufactured Lexmark 12A1970 (#70) Black Ink Cartridge:

I don't know why but I can't print anything now.The cartige seems incompatible.

 
5.0

Great savings

By cphayes01

from Oriental, North Carolina

Site Member

Comments about Remanufactured Lexmark 12A1970 (#70) Black Ink Cartridge:

This product is as good as the new product would be. I bought 2 of these remanufactured ink cartridges for less than it would cost for 1 new one.

 
5.0

This product prints clearly and colorful.

By m8553

from Casselberry, FL

Site Member

Comments about Remanufactured Lexmark 12A1970 (#70) Black Ink Cartridge:

I was pleased with my print quality. Happy to be able to acquire a product so very moderstely priced and has excellent features.

 
5.0

great product

By Willie123

from Mass.

Site Member

Comments about Remanufactured Lexmark 12A1970 (#70) Black Ink Cartridge:

Works better than the manufacturer's cartridge, much clearer and darker print. I will continue to reorder...

 
3.0

product may be defective

By gale

from Maryland

Site Member

Comments about Remanufactured Lexmark 12A1970 (#70) Black Ink Cartridge:

this product arrived very quickly but after opening the package found ink all over the inside packagng...wonderng how long this will last since so much ink had spilled

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