Tag Archives: Inkjet printer

Printing skin

Image by The U.S. Army via Flickr Technology is advancing so fast there doesn’t seem to be a day that goes by without a weird-but-true story making headlines. Like this one; scientists using inkjet printers to print skin for wounded … Continue reading

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5 things to keep in mind when buying a new printer

Image via Wikipedia There is no fixed season for new printer purchasing. Printer manufacturers don’t have any particular time of year set aside to introduce their new models. Some manufacturers introduce a new printer once a year, others bring out … Continue reading

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Printer Shopping Tips from MacWorld

Image by Getty Images via Daylife Every month it seems printer manufacturers are pushing new models with additional features (and smaller ink supplies) onto the shelves of local office supply and big-box retail stores. Every week we get calls from … Continue reading

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When you click on “Print”…

Image by jared moran via Flickr When you click on a button to print, there is a sequence of events that take place: The software application you are using sends the data to be printed to the printer driver. The … Continue reading

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Troubleshooting tips for refilled ink cartridges

Reusing ink cartridges benefits both the environment and your pocketbook, but there can occasionally be an issue with a reused cartridge that causes it to not give out ink or fail to be noticed by your printer. The following tips … Continue reading

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Font selection effects ink conservation

Did you ever think that the font you select to print with could effect the number of pages a cartridge can deliver? Obviously printing a great deal of bold characters on a page will use more ink, but it is … Continue reading

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Portable inkjet printers reviewed

Image by RafeB via Flickr One of our customers inquired today about portable inkjet printers, and while there isn’t a source of reviews comparable to the ones for laser printers that I could find, I did run across the following … Continue reading

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Ink levels and page counts

Question: So how does an inkjet printer know exactly how much ink is left inside a cartridge? Answer: It doesn’t. It approximates. Printer manufacturers install firmware (so called because it’s the software that controls a piece of hardward) into every … Continue reading

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