Original and Compatible HP Toner Comparisons and What Works Best in your Printer

Unfortunately these days some people categorize original brand toner as very expensive and compatible HP toner as likely to damage your printer. Lack of knowledge and information about the compatible toner cartridges can out them at a disadvantage so hopefully we will be able to clarify some of the myths associated with negative press they have attracted in the past.

Shop for wide range of compatible HP toner cartridges and make huge savingsHP Toner Jargon Explained

The original toner cartridge is one that is actually manufactured by HP for a HP printer.

A compatible HP toner cartridges is manufactured by a third-party and not HP and is therefore a copy of the HP cartridge that doesn’t infringe the copyright of the cartridge.

A remanufactured HP toner cartridge is an original HP toner cartridge that has been collected following use, factory cleaned, refilled, repackaged and sold as a replacement for the original.

The Difference in the Price

The original brand toner cartridges are manufactured with profit in mind as well as all the overheads that go with the R&D of this and future products. The third-party manufacturers of the compatible and remanufactured toners don’t have the same outlays so they are able to mass-produce toners at a lower cost. However, beware of compatible HP toner that seems to be priced ridiculously low, always check out the social media page of the supplier to confirm quality or issue feedback.

How will my Printer Guarantee be affected if I use Non-Original Toner Cartridges

First of all it is extremely rare for a toner cartridge to damage a laser printer. If your printer is under warranty and does develop a fault contact your printer supplier. The printer supplier will be required to show evidence that the compatible cartridges were responsible for the problem otherwise repair it under the warranty. If the issue is with the printer it will be covered under guarantee. However, beware of an extended warranty after 12 months as there may be a clause that will allow the manufacturer to void this warranty if you use compatibles. It’s worth checking this out but as I stated earlier, it’s extremely rare for a compatible toner cartridge to damage the printer.

Tip: It’s worth noting that if you have original brand HP toner in your printer when it’s checked for the problem by an engineer, then the manufacturer is more likely to come down on your side.

Print Quality, Original Versus Compatible

In our experience there is no difference in printing every day general-purpose documents or reports using either compatible or original brand toners. In our own trials we printed a selection of photos and text documents using both types of toner and found little or no difference in the print quality. If you are printing photo quality prints then the original toner will give you better results especially if you are trying to achieve consistent colour tones on original photo paper.


From the positive feedback we received from our customers we are able to determine that using compatibles HP toner offers huge savings (often up to 100%) at home and in the office, The pros by far outweigh the cons and with good supplier customer support there is no reason not to give the compatible HP toner a try. If you are undecided then contact your online supplier and ask for a guarantee that if you are unhappy with the results they will offer a replacement toner or refund your money.

Source: https://printerinkcartridges.ie/blog/original-versus-compatible-hp-toners/



Will using compatible HP laser toner damage my printer?

Grab the amazing low cost deals for compatible HP laser toners As more and more businesses are considering making the move to using compatible HP laser toner it appears there is still some doubts about the quality of the compatible printer toner and if the printer will still be viable after using the toner. It’s true that in recent years there may have been some dubious laser toners on the market, maybe poor quality toners manufactured in the Far East but nowadays the quality assurance is there for all good quality toners. All good quality toner cartridges are manufactured to the same ISO standards as the original brand and in most cases are filled to capacity with toner. This means that the compatible toner cartridge will print more pages than the original brand (the original brand toners are just not filled to the top!).

The main difference between the original brand and compatible brand of toner is the price, in some cases it is possible to save up to 600% for a set of four toner cartridges! The savings to a busy office or home user are immense and this is a saving not to be taken lightly. The evidence is in the price per page that it will cost to print your document. A simple calculation of the number of pages the toner should print (always calculated at 5% coverage which is really an A4 page of text with double line spacing) divided into the cost of the toner.

All good online suppliers of HP laser toner in Ireland will offer a money-back guarantee with all their products ensuring there is no risk to the buyer. It is our experience that apart from a few faulty ‘chips’ on the toners, there is really no reason why the toner should not work perfectly in the HP laser printer. The one exception is for printing large volumes of sticky labels, some of the compatible toners may not adhere to the label material and not print correctly, if this is the case you should certainly discuss it with your toner supplier before you make the purchase.

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Amazing Discount on HP CB 436A 2-Packs of Compatible Toner

Grab amazing 2 pack deal on HP CB 436A toner cartridge

Have you been looking for low cost toner for your HP printer? That can also reduce the printing expense to almost negligible without even compromising the printing quality. Check out PrinterInkCartridges’ amazing offer for 2 packs of HP CB436A and grab the compatible toners only at €44.28 (inc. VAT). Enjoy the ink volume of 2000 pages per cartridge.