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Cartridge Type
Genuine or OEM (Original) Cartridges Remanufactured Cartridges Compatible Cartridges
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.
What's the difference between ink and toner cartridges?
Ink Cartridges Toner Cartridges
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.

Compatible Canon CLI-226 Yellow Cartridge w/Chip

Yellow
Page Yield: 510

Reg. Price $12.99

Our Price $7.99

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Buy 3 or More Yellow for $6.99 each (save $3.00+)
123inkjets offers the best alternative to the OEM (genuine) Canon CLI-226 (4549B001AA) yellow inkjet cartridge. Manufactured brand new, our compatible CLI226 cartridges are built to perfection for crisp, clear prints, every time. Our compatible CLI226 inkjet cartridges come with brand new chips that allow you to track ink levels on your computer. Purchase our CLI-226 cartridges and enjoy the benefits of tracking you ink levels on your computer. Ink you can rely on at a price you can afford. All 123inkjets brand compatible cartridges are backed by a 2 year guarantee and ship fast!

Specifications

CLI-226Y Ink Cartridge Canon Canon 4549B001AA Yellow Standard Yield 510 1.57 cents 8.4 36 Months
*Average cartridge page yield in accordance with ISO IEC 24711

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The black tends to dry up within a few weeks if I don't use my printer every day. I will have to go somewhere else for our ink.

Donald

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Why pay more?

5

Why pay more when I can get these at a great price and they work / last as good as original Canon cartridge!

Kelly

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Not all the cartridges work

3

Not all the cartridges work :/

Dan

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Good company

5

Easy to work with and good products.

John

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same quality as name brand!

5

Second time buying these, they lasted forever and they worked great!

Eva

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I will continue buying this product...

5

Great ink for my Canon printer. I've been a loyal customer, and have never, ever experienced anything but good results from their products.

Kenneth

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Always works

5

Always works. Thanks

Cheryl

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I HAVE bought this product again and again.

5

This is my second set of these. I used to get enraged when I had to buy ink for my printer because of the price and lack of quality. I think these last just as long, and cost way less, so, at last, I have peace. You can't go wrong.

Victoria

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i would buy this product again

5

good product works as well as name brand good price timely delivery

linda

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Horrible customer service. Pure greed

1

I made a mistake and purchased the wrong set. Recieved the ink and ooened one of them to fit it in my printer. Thats when i figured out it was the wrong compatibility. 123inkjets will only refund me for the unopened cartridge. Thats bad customer service. Pure greed. So i sent them back and got a refumd for the unopened one but will never buy from this company again.

Devin

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