On March 15, Apex Microelectronics announced that it has released replacement chips for cartridges used in Brother and Samsung inkjet printer and all-in-one devices. The company’s Samsung replacement chips are for use in the INK-410 cartridges used in Samsung’s SL-J2920W inkjet printer and SL-J2960FW inkjet all-in-one sold in Korea. Apex says the machines, which Samsung
At the end of February, HP released new firmware for the fleet of PageWide inkjet devices that the company announced roughly a year ago. Interest in HP’s firmware updates is keener than usual following an inkjet firmware update last year that in September 2016 suddenly caused certain OfficeJet, OfficeJet Pro, and OfficeJet Pro X devices
On March 7, Apex Microelectronics announced that it has chips for the Ricoh SP 450DN, an A4 monochrome LED printer. Ricoh introduced the SP 450DN in Europe in January, but this printer has yet to make its way to the United States. The SP 450DN ships with a 3,000-page starter toner cartridge. Replacement toner cartridges
UniNet is beginning the month of March with the launch of new toner formulations and components for remanufacturing cartridges used in monochrome laser printers and MFPs from HP and Konica Minolta and color laser printers and MFPs from Dell. First and foremost, UniNet is promoting that it has Absolute Black toner and components for remanufacturing
Aster Group recently announced that it has released toner kits for more than 400 printer/MFP models from Dell, Kyocera, OKI, and Xerox. Although the company’s announcement did not provide many details, Aster says its new toner kits are competitively priced and feature chips and toner powder that are “100 percent compatible” with the OEM products.
Earlier this month, Apex Microelectronics added several new replacement chips to its product list. The chips are for cartridges used in Canon, Fuji Xerox, HP, OKI, and Samsung printer and MFP models. The company’s Canon replacement chips are for the inkjet cartridges used in Canon’s imagePROGRAF PRO-1000, an 11-color, 17-inch-wide device that is the flagship
It may soon become easier to follow the various class action complaints filed against HP over an inkjet printer firmware update that caused certain third-party inkjet supplies to stop working last September. When we last wrote about these class actions, HP was fighting a motion before the United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation seeking
Recently, we wrote about a fifth class action being filed against HP over a “dynamic security feature” in an HP firmware update rolled out to certain OfficeJet, OfficeJet Pro, and OfficeJet Pro X printers that suddenly caused certain third-party inkjet supplies to stop working. Currently the total number of class actions over this issue that
In mid-September, a “dynamic security feature” installed in a HP inkjet printer firmware update earlier in the year went live, causing certain third-party inkjet supplies to stop working in various OfficeJet, OfficeJet Pro, and OfficeJet Pro X inkjet devices. From September through November 2016, four class actions were filed against HP over the controversial move.
Saying it is the first to do so, Chinese chip manufacturer Apex Microelectronics has developed replacement chips for the first of HP’s A3 MFPs to employ Samsung engines. HP’s LaserJet MFP M436n and M43nda were released in the fourth quarter of 2016 in China and India. These A3 monochrome MFPs print and copy at up to