Posted 10 February 2006 - 07:17 PM
I'm not aware of an expiration date built in to the cartridge (but it wouldn't suprise me). I use recycled HP cartridges in my HP Deskjet, i.e. they are HP cartridges that have been refilled (and tested) by a third party company, and the results have been variable but on the whole okay. If print quality is important I think your going to have to buy originals, otherwise I'd suggest you trade in your non-working cartridges for some refilled ones.
Be careful with tape around the contacts - if you get some adhesive on the cradle contacts you may damage them trying to clean it off, then your printer will never work properly.
Edited by Rimmer, 10 February 2006 - 07:30 PM.
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