This is a note to self actually, after talking to several industry experts about replacement refill costs.

The Following brands tend to win over others in this respect – Dell, Oki, Samsung

It was also noted taht some of the more expensive machines £500 plus are more cost effective when looking at higher print volumes and use less ink per copy.

Could it be also that the latest printer model should be avoided as the cartdidge costs tend to be at a premium? If you want to consider ‘cloned’ refils then this especially the case.


Low cost Printers to consider, may be discontinued
Samsung CLP-300N
Dell 3130cn