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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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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
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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 Epson T008201 (T008) Color Ink Cartridge

Color
Page Yield: 230

Reg. Price $9.99

Clearance $3.99

In stock

Quantity
Buy 3 or More Color for $3.99 each (save $0.00+)
123inkjets remanufactured T008 / T008201 color inkjet cartridges are cost saving alternatives to OEM (genuine) Epson T008201 ink cartridges. The ink monitoring chip on this remanufactured Epson T008201 is the original chip which has been reset to provide accurate ink monitoring. Refurbished to perfection, our Epson T008201 ink cartridges are 100% guaranteed to print beautiful, vibrant images.

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Specifications

SKU Product Type Printer Brand Brand Name OEM Number Ink Color Condition Cartridge Yield Type Page Yield Cost Per Page Capacity (ml) Shelf Life
T008201 Ink Cartridge Epson Epson T008201 Color Remanufactured Standard Yield 230 1.73 cents 35 12-18 Months
*Average cartridge page yield in accordance with ISO IEC 24711

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Remanufactured Epson T008201 Color Inkjet Cartridge
 
4.4

(based on 13 reviews)

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great purchase!

I have never ordered from Simplyink before but I certainly will from now on! I had my purchase in a couple of days! Great products, awesome service! I have ordered from another company...Read complete review

I have never ordered from Simplyink before but I certainly will from now on! I had my purchase in a couple of days! Great products, awesome service! I have ordered from another company for several years and the last time I ordered from them it took two weeks or more to get my purchase! Thank you Simplyink I will be your customer from now on!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

variable quality

The first cartridge only lasted 10 pages. Also had to clean the heads much more frequently than usual.
I'm on the second cartridge now and has already printed 35 pages.
Much better results

The first cartridge only lasted 10 pages. Also had to clean the heads much more frequently than usual.
I'm on the second cartridge now and has already printed 35 pages.
Much better results

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4.0

I would order this again. Speedy delivery & as advertised.

By James

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Remanufactured Epson T008201 Color Inkjet Cartridge:

Arrived quickly & fits my Epson Stylus Photo. Haven't tried it yet so don't know quality.

 
5.0

Azs good as manufacturer cartridge

By jim53

from Undisclosed

Site Member

Comments about Remanufactured Epson T008201 Color Inkjet Cartridge:

The color cartridge works as good as the Epson color cartridge. Same good color, same quality. No complaints.

 
5.0

Good as factory

By BartMD

from Maryland

Site Member

Comments about Remanufactured Epson T008201 Color Inkjet Cartridge:

Seems to be as good as factory new. Have used seveal.

 
3.0

Color was slow starting

By Pickels

from northern CA

Site Member

Comments about Remanufactured Epson T008201 Color Inkjet Cartridge:

I had to do some maintenance to get the color cartridge to start. This used up some of the capacity. Still, the color is true to the more expensive cartridges.

 
2.0

variable quality

By jwb38

from Closter, NJ

Site Member

Comments about Remanufactured Epson T008201 Color Inkjet Cartridge:

The first cartridge only lasted 10 pages. Also had to clean the heads much more frequently than usual.
I'm on the second cartridge now and has already printed 35 pages.
Much better results

 
4.0

Epson Color Ink cartridge - Beware

By Roller5

from Undisclosed

Site Member

Comments about Remanufactured Epson T008201 Color Inkjet Cartridge:

Great price on Epson Color Ink cartridge. However, the one I bought before this one would not work. My printer could not "recognize" it. Am returning it.

 
5.0

Great purchase!

By BNowak

from McConnelsvile, OH

Site Member

Comments about Remanufactured Epson T008201 Color Inkjet Cartridge:

I ordered this cartridge for an older model Epson printer I found at an auction. The shipment was fast, the cartridge is of high quality. Very pleased with the cartridge and 123 Injets.

 
4.0

Epson Color

By MrHo

from WI

Site Member

Comments about Remanufactured Epson T008201 Color Inkjet Cartridge:

I really like this stuff! I can't believe the order came so fast. Best deal out there!

 
5.0

Epson

By philiam

from So. CA

Site Member

Comments about Remanufactured Epson T008201 Color Inkjet Cartridge:

Been using these for some time. Quality and consistency have improved over time. It makes no sense to buy OEM when these do the job for a lot less.

 
5.0

Pleased with my purchase. Thanks.

By Brownie

from Williamsport, Indiana

Site Member

Comments about Remanufactured Epson T008201 Color Inkjet Cartridge:

Cartridges leaked but so far seems to be working alright. No problems yet.

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