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  1. Fitseries3

    Fitseries3 Eleet Hardware Junkie

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    I HATE replacing ink cartridges every month that cost $15 each color times 6 for my printer.

    i have LONG sought after a solution that would save money in the long run.

    a friend of mine pointed me toward whats known as a Continuous Ink Supply System or CISS.

    its a set of external in tanks that feed faux cartridges in your printer. these tanks hold up to 10x as much ink as your standard cartridges do.

    these things are made for alot of popular printers and are easy to install and maintain.

    the refills are only about $27 for most printers and it includes all the colors you need for that price.

    i have found a place in florida that sells these CISS systems reasonably priced and most have free shipping.

    http://www.macroenter.com/Continuous_Ink_Systems_s/504.htm
     
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    That looks pretty great actually. Never heard or it, but it looks like it could work.
    Kinda confused on how it would be set up. But do the external tanks stay connected?
    Looks like it would clog up your internal printer space
     
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    I used these a few times... I didnt like them. The whole setup was too bulky and the ink was very cheap
     
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    there is small hoses that connect the external tanks to the inside faux cartridges.
     
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    That's what I figured. I still think it'll clog up your printer space
     
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    I get mine replacement on ebay. $10 shipped for 4 cartridges. Works perfectly, no problem. and cheap!

    These look like to much of a hassle.
     
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    Get a laser printer. Don't print in color when not required.
     

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