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
Earlier this week, Actionable Intelligence President Charles Brewer wrote a great piece about the dilemma posed to Apex Technology by the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to take up Impression Products v. Lexmark International (see “Apex’s Dilemma Regarding Potential SCOTUS Rulings in Upcoming Lexmark Case”). There is, however, another lawsuit that poses a quandary for Apex
As 2016 ended and 2017 began, Apex Microelectronics announced some new chips for remanufacturing cartridges from Dell, Kyocera, and Xerox. Apex’s sibling company Ninestar announced some new finished cartridges for Dell machines. On December 30, Apex announced that it is first to market with replacement chips for the cartridges employed in the Dell S3840cdn and
Los Angeles, CA-based component manufacturer and distributor UniNet has announced some new solutions for the New Year. First, UniNet announced some new ink for an old wide-format printer: Absolute Color ink for the Epson Stylus Pro 7600, a 24-inch wide-format aqueous inkjet printer that was introduced back in 2002. The printer was among the first
On December 16, Apex Microelectronics announced that it has released new replacement chips for A4 monochrome printers and MFPs from OKI and Xerox. The company’s OKI replacement chips are for use in cartridges for OKI’s A4 monochrome single-function B412dn, B432dn, and B512dn and monochrome multifunction MB492dn, MB472w, and MB562dnw sold in the United States, Europe,