Canon printers are outfitted with top class print heads that need the best inks to deliver the utmost quality prints. Inks that hold the right viscosity, thermal stability also gravity to avoid smudging and clogging. It is one of the reasons why Canon invested much research into developing the optimal formulation.
Canon original inks are made only in Japan, under strict supervision and in sanitized rooms. As such, you can be ensured that Canon inks will render the most vibrant colours and the sharpest text while keeping your Canon printer in excellent condition. When you buy Canon ink cartridges, you buy it along with the Canon promise of reliability and quality and one such example is Canon CLI526BK Black ink cartridge that is popular for its top quality and long lasting ink.
Third-party inks or compatible inks are those inks that are available in the market at comparatively less prices. They are usually offered by other brands advertised for use with Canon printers.
Their lower prices usually lure most of the users, whereas this may prove to be false cost-cutting measure when you come to know the downsides to such inks.
Compatible inks do not share the advantages of our painstaking product development and may hold chemicals of uncertain quality. The environment in which the cartridges are made is similarly unconvinced and so the inks may be impure.
As a result, you get the following:
– Ink leakage
– Unreliable cartridges
– Poor and/or inconsistent print quality
In turn, leaking ink cartridges would lead to congested or blocked print heads and outcomes in premature wearing out or damage to the printer.
Regular repairs, downtime, printer problems and expensive repairs all translate into wasted time and money. So when considering your expenses of printing, keep the above info in mind and take a wise decision.
Using compatible inks may cause problems such as:
Canon receives various reports about problems resulting from the use of non-genuine Canon ink. These products aren’t just stopping you from obtaining the full performance of your printer, copier and fax machine, but can also bring about serious problems that need repairs. Always go for original Canon products.
- Ink leaks can block print heads making it unfeasible to print properly and causing too much ink consumption.
- As heat and pressure are used to fix the toner on the paper, the counterfeit toner could not be completely melted and cleaned by the blade causing look of lines on the printout pages due to the outstanding toner.
- Non-genuine Canon ink and toners may be made to inaccurate tolerances that in some cases can avert printing completely by preventing the correct installation into the ink head or preventing ink supply even if the ink tank can be installed.
Canon a lot receives reports of other problems as well, like colour irregularities and colour streaking. In many examples, these products had caused print head blockage or other problems that need repairs at a Canon service centre.
So it is always suggested to buy only genuine Canon ink cartridges to avoid above mentioned issues while printing important documents.