Printer help and advice

HP firmware update March 2020

Once again HP have deceitfully gone ahead and released a printer software update aimed at combating the generic cartridge market. In the midst of a global pandemic and with no regard to the fact that people are already facing hardships HP…

Corona Virus Update

The latest news from China is that the Corona virus continues to affect production of Printer Cartridges and all other products and is now having an impact on prices. Most factories in China are still not in full swing and remain under…

Brother Printer cannot detect cartridge

Brother cannot detect ink cartridge Is your Brother printer giving you the "Brother Ink Cartridge cannot be detected" message ? This is a common problem with the latest Brother Inkjet Printers and it can be due to several reasons: 1.…

Generic Printer Cartridges

Reduce printing costs by up to 150% using Generic Ink Cartridges Many stores have been retailing Generic or Compatible Printer Consumables since early 2000's. During this time they have tested all of the leading brands of Generic inkjets to…

Printer Ink Adelaide

It's now come to the end of another summer in Adelaide and as the economy slows due to the Corona Virus and other economical factors the printer cartridge war continues. As many online and physical print consumable companies come and go…

Ink Hub Approaches ACCC

In mid April 2019 HP released another of it's firmware updates designed to combat the use of generic printer cartridges. The update affected a large range of printers including all printers using HP 905, HP 955 and HP 975 cartridges. We…

Reset Toner Cartridge for Brother HL4150CDN

Sometimes when a new toner is installed in a Brother HL-4150CDN the reset switch isn’t triggered and the toner counter doesn’t get reset.  Brother printers are known for their poor set up in regards to detecting new cartridges. The…

How to Save on Printing Costs

Are you tired of forking out big bucks for your printer ink? Most people would say yes to this question but have not much of an idea of how to remedy it. By purchasing the right printer, using good quality generic cartridges and…

Ink Cartridges cannot be recognised

After installing a new Epson ink cartridge your printer comes up with the following message: “Ink Cartridges Cannot be Recognised“. This is a very common problem with most Epson printers and there are a number of reasons why this can…

How a Laser Printer Works

A Laser Printer is an amazing feat of engineering. They use a Laser Beam to attract toner powder onto a drum which reproduces the image ready to transfer it onto the paper. Then through a series of events the image or toner gets transferred…

Compatible Ink Cartridges vs Genuine

Compatible Ink Cartridges are finally being more readily accepted by the consumer now that the quality of them is improving. For many years the quality of the cartridges coming out of China was less than satisfactory. Nowadays with the…

Canon Printhead Cleaning

Cleaning the print head on a Canon printer is a very straight forward task. Up until recently most Canon printers had removable print heads so cleaning was a very straight forward procedure. If your Canon printer is more than a year old…