printer problems

Troubleshooting tips: Common printer problems and how to solve them

Dreaded printer problems are a familiar frustration for us all. It’s inevitable, at some point everyone who owns a printer is going to have to troubleshoot their machine. Paper jams, error messages, poor quality prints – these all cause our hearts to sink. Often, people avoid using alternative or remanufactured …

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printer firmware

Printer firmware: Things you should know before clicking ‘update’

In a world where technology evolves and updates faster than the speed of light, we’re all desperate to have the latest version. Whether it’s the newest software for your PC or mobile device or the most recent update for your favourite app, no one wants to get left behind. Security …

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How to reduce office printing costs for small businesses

The bottom line. It’s a concern for all small business owners. No one wants their business to be costing more than it makes. That would hardly be the point. While a small company can do many things to bring in business and increase their profit margins, they can also take …

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Buy two toners. Receive a FREE Inky shopper bag!

  Don’t miss out on our latest special! Receive a FREE Inky Shop fabric shopping bag when you buy TWO Inky Shop alternative laser toner cartridges. Offer valid between the 15th and 30th of June, while stocks last. T&Cs apply. Find a store near you below:  KwaZulu-Natal  Gauteng  Western Cape

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office printer

A guide to office printer etiquette for a harmonious workplace

The office printer, possibly the hardest working piece of equipment in any workplace. It’s inevitable, every employee, at some point, is going to need to print out documents. Usually all at the same time. This central hub can be a place for a bit of friendly natter or the start …

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printer cartridges

Printer cartridges: The difference between OEM, Remanufactured and Compatible

Let’s face it. None of us wants to go out and buy new ink or toner for our printers. We’d much rather put our money into a holiday fund or a new pair of shoes. Household necessities aren’t fun purchases, but when the low-ink light starts flashing, a trip to …

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buying a printer

Buying a printer: Tips for choosing the perfect model

Choosing a printer can be a big decision. There are many different types, models and brands, all with varying features and capabilities. Are you buying a printer for personal home use or are you running a home office? Are you a small business needing a printer capable of handling a …

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waste recycling

Household recycling: How can you help the environment this Earth Day?

Here at The Inky Shop, we’re passionate about the environment. We’re aware of the positive impact recycling can have on the earth. Packaging ending up in landfill sites can take millions of years to decompose. The plastic components in a single ink cartridge can take up to 1000 years to decompose. …

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printer ink

Printer Tips: How to tell when your printer ink is low

Running out of printer ink can be a frustrating feeling, especially when you are rushing to get a document or assignment printed. There’s nothing worse than firing up the printer as you’re dashing out of the house and that sinking feeling when the low ink warning flashes. Not only is …

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remanufactured cartridges

The myths of remanufactured cartridges

At The Inky Shop, we are aware of the consequences discarded cartridges have on the environment. We believe we should all be doing our part to protect the environment from the negative effects of discarded waste. For this reason, we have our own range of Inky Shop remanufactured cartridges. Unfortunately, …

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The same QUALITY toner at a new, CHEAPER price!

We’ve cut our Inky Shop alternative toner prices. Do you want to find out how much you could be saving on toner cartridges? Come in store and see what great prices we’re offering or request a quote.