Printer Ink cost more than Vintage Champagne

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Jun
22

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Printer Ink costs more than Vintage ChampagneWhich? Magazine

Found that some Printer Ink cost more than Vintage Champagne

The price of inkjet printers has come down to as little as £34 but it could cost up to £1,700 in running costs over an 18-month period, a study by Computeractive Magazine has revealed.

Ripped Off

The inkjet printer market has been the subject of an investigation by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT), which concluded in a 2002 report that retailers and manufacturers needed to make pricing more transparent for consumers.

Under The Radar

Manufacturers marketing tactics focus customer attention on the ticket price of the machine, but not on the “Cost Of Ownership”

SURVEY FINDINGS

  • Canon i560 – £129; cost of ownership over 18 months – £1029
  • Epson C44UX – £49; cost of ownership over 18 months – £1157
  • HP Deskjet 5150 – £89; cost of ownership over 18 months – £708
  • Lexmark z605 – £40; cost of ownership over 18 months – £1775

Printer Ink cost more than Vintage Champagne

Paying Over The Odds

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