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    Hi all, my printer just broke so its time to get a new one. Can anyone let me know where is the best place i can get a printer. I am a poor student, so i need best value for money and one which will be cheap to replace cartridges, but isnt going to break down on me every five minutes either.

    Thank you!

    P.S I had a dell printer before. I could never get it to work properly from day one and the cartridges cost an arm and a leg and were small, so not very economical at all, so anthing but a dell please
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    Cheapest place is probably www.eBuyer.co.uk

    Don't buy a Lexmark, cartridges cost too much.

    If you print text mostly, consider a cheap laser printer.
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    I do print mainly text, but i dont want a laser as i dont think i can risk not to be able to print photos as this is my third year at uni and with my course, i think i will probably end up printing a fair few pictures, especially as the uni printer isnt cheap!

    Ha ha there was me thinking maybe i should buy a lexmark as it was cheap and i heard the cartridges last a long time. I guess not then. Ive read a few other posts and people recommend Epson. What is their cartridge life like and value for money etc?
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    (Original post by Lukeyblue)
    I do print mainly text, but i dont want a laser as i dont think i can risk not to be able to print photos as this is my third year at uni and with my course, i think i will probably end up printing a fair few pictures, especially as the uni printer isnt cheap!

    Ha ha there was me thinking maybe i should buy a lexmark as it was cheap and i heard the cartridges last a long time. I guess not then. Ive read a few other posts and people recommend Epson. What is their cartridge life like and value for money etc?
    Most (if not all) Dell printers are rebranded Lexmarks. :p:

    Yeah Epson cartridges are relatively cheap, go for one of those.
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    If you are after cheap ink choose an Epson or a Canon, as their cartridges are cheaply re-made and you can get them for around a Fiver, sometimes less, sometimes a little more.
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    (Original post by Lukeyblue)
    Ha ha there was me thinking maybe i should buy a lexmark as it was cheap and i heard the cartridges last a long time.
    Someone lied to you. Lexmark cartridges last about 5 minutes and cost an arm and a leg to replace.
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    If you want cheap catridges why not refill them? I do with my HP Deskjet F380

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