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Online Store Mix and Match

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We do our best to help the customer create their own multipacks, If you place an order online, with any multipacks on all our premium products, you are welcome to create the multipack of your choice as shown below by the screen shots. Your Printer is a Canon Pixma MG5751, You find the items for […]

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The Myths In the Industry

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The Myths of Cartridges 1) Invalidating your warranty There is a common misconception that using a remanufactured or recycled ink cartridge will invalidate your printer’s warranty. This is not true. Using a non-OEM cartridge doesn’t invalidate any warranty and is perhaps the biggest myth concerning their use. The message being sent out by OEM cartridge […]

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The Printer Firmware Message

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The printer firmware message, Your on your computer and the lovely message pops up, new Firmware available, update now. What do you do, We at World Of Inks say decline and carry on with your Printing. If the message said ‘Install our new firmware – update?’ without letting you make an informed decision about the […]

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Try To Print Weekly

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I often get asked; ‘Why has my printer stopped printing or why is it printing poor results, I barely even use it’ the answer to that is in the question itself. A printer that is barely used or not used very often will at some point block up and stop printing. We find that a […]

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Canon Prefills 540XL/541XL

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The Canon Prefill 540XL Black and Colour 541XL have a new electronic patch on the cartridge electrics but do not show ink levels on the printer model. The image below is for reference, FIG A showing the Original electrics, After the cartridge has been remanufactured, this would go through a procedure of cleaning the cartridge, […]

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The Cartridge Tab

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Remember to remove the Cartridge Tab first It might seem so simple, but its a common fault, customers forgetting to remove the tab from the cartridge for the air flow.  If the cartridge is installed in the printer without doing this, it will not print correctly if you see a tab, Please follow the steps […]

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How Printer Ink Is Made

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WHAT IS PRINTER INK MADE OF ? Ink is a liquid or paste that contains pigments or dyes. Pigments give ink its colour and comes from a variety of sources containing nitrogen compounds – commonly known as dyes. Ink is used to produce text or an image.Over 90% of inks are printing inks, in which colour […]

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Why is my Printer Printing Pink

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WHY IS MY PRINTER PRINTING PINK Strange blotches, unsightly streaks, and everything is printing out an odd shade of pink. Printouts like this are not ideal, but there is a simple solution that’ll stop you wondering; ‘why is my printer printing pink?’ All you’ll need to do is a couple of simple test that shouldn’t […]