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Reverse printer cartridge searching - and found the solution

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#1 grumblinggru


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Posted 08 January 2016 - 01:28 PM



I am new to the group here and I already found a solution to my problem.  


I am switching from a Canon iP 3500 PRIXMA inkjet printer to a newer printer.  


The problem: The printer cartridges are still good for the iP 3500.


I'm hoping to find another printer that is compatible with those cartridges.


I had been frustrated with the results from Google and didn't know where else to turn.


This morning I just switched around the terms I typed on Google and suddenly I've gotten better results. *sigh*


Sometimes it is just changing the way we think that eventually finds our solution.


Or just taking a step back from the problem.


I went to Staples.com and found that when I looked at the print cartridge type I have that it also lists the printers that can use it.






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#2 CyberSec_ET


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Posted 09 January 2016 - 08:59 PM

Unfortunately, those cartridges are only used for the Canon Printers, and not for any other Brand Printers

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