Printer Ink Saving Tips

2010-08-17 16:40:49

Published on 2010-08-17 16:40:49

While investing in a printer is a one-off payment, the upkeep and maintenance of your printer ink cartridges supply proves more of a more regular outgoing.

Printer ink cartridges are undoubtedly a little costly, so take a look at these handy tips for ink conversation provided by the Computers and Technology blog.

First, only print what is absolutely necessary. Economise on your print use, don't print out documents you don't need – you'd just be wasting ink. For example, you might want to print a specific part of a website. So instead of printing the entire page, which could be a real drain on your cartridge, just select the part you actually want.

Use print preview. Nearly all printers, especially those from the big brands, come with printer drivers that feature print preview functions. This is a really useful method, especially for printing from the web.

Printer not in use? Switch it off. You'd switch off your computer when you'd finished using it, so why not your printer? Doing so is good practice, as leaving it on could cause the printer ink to dry up.

Take a look at Internet-Ink's recycling scheme.

Posted by Canzil Ahmed

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