Printing 101: The Difference Between Toner and Inkjet Cartridges

Modern technology has made turning digital files into tangible documents very easy. Printers are more affordable than ever before but choosing the right one isn’t always easy. In addition to paying attention to the upfront cost, you also need to factor in the cost of consumables. Modern printers use one of two types of consumable material–toner and inkjet cartridges. Ink is the liquid that is used in inkjet printers while toner is a powdered material that is used in laser printers. Continue reading “Printing 101: The Difference Between Toner and Inkjet Cartridges”

Custom Printing: 4 Things All Novice Photographers Should Know

Digital photography has truly revolutionized the way that photographers now tackle their projects. Long gone are the days where you must drop off your rolls of film at the local pharmacy to be developed and printed. It was only after they were developed where you would see how many photos were actually ‘keepers.’ Black photos, blinding sun bursts and rogue thumbs in the corners were a constant occurrence. Continue reading “Custom Printing: 4 Things All Novice Photographers Should Know”

Budget-Friendly Printing Ink for Photography Beginners

Let’s face it: Printer ink isn’t always cheap. Sometimes, we give in and head to the local office supply store, and sometimes we do it every single time just because it seems like the easiest route. While this might work for people who rarely use their printers, those of us who are printing on a daily basis (hello teachers!) could certainly use some other options. Continue reading “Budget-Friendly Printing Ink for Photography Beginners”

What is a Drum Cartridge?

Printers are very complex, yet common, pieces of technology. We have a fairly sound understanding of how to use the different aspects of printers, including their inkjet cartridges and wireless capabilities. However, important parts of a printer, like the drum cartridge, are often not recognized. Drum cartridges are an integral part of laser printers, but not everyone knows what they look like or what they do.

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Should I Buy my Toner and Inkjet Cartridges in Bulk?

Buying in bulk is a great concept for many reasons–it helps to keep your supplies high, it can serve a lot of people and, most times, it helps you save on cash. When it comes to toner and inkjet cartridges, buying in bulk is sometimes a necessary purchase in order to meet the printing demands of your business or task.

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Tips on Recycling Your Ink Cartridges

laser printer toner recycling bagRecycling is a very important duty we all have to help our planet remain as healthy as possible. Now more than ever, consumers are looking to their favorite brands and companies to adopt greener practices and leave less of a footprint on this precious Earth. When it comes to recycling your ink cartridges, it is very important that you do so in a way that assures they’re going to be handled and disposed of properly. Continue reading “Tips on Recycling Your Ink Cartridges”

What is the Difference Between Printer Ink & Toner?

Not everyone is familiar with the way printers work. It’s not surprising, however, since there are so many different styles, designs and capabilities that make one printer different from the next. When it comes to the components inside of each printer, there is often a lot of difference as well. The main feature that separates printers is whether they’re ink jet printers, or laser printers. Continue reading “What is the Difference Between Printer Ink & Toner?”