How Much Are You Saving by Refilling?

By: Barry Shultz

I'm going to use our HP790C3B kit as an example. This kit is used for refilling the very popular HP 51645A black and HP C6578 color cartridges.

Here is the formula:

S = (RC x CCC) + (RB x CCB) - RK

S = Your actual savings over the life of the refill kit
RC = The number of color refills in the kit
CCC = Cost of a new color cartridge
RB = The number of black refills in the kit
CCB = Cost of a new black cartridge

Lets plug in some numbers.

Today I checked the prices of the aforementioned OEM cartridges on Staples web site.

HP 51645A - $29.99
HP C6578AN - $54.99

Our HP790C3B kit refills:

Black - 3 times
Color - 5 times

The kit sells for $27.95.

Here is the formula with the numbers plugged in:

S = (5 x 54.99) + (3 x 29.99) - 27.95
S = (274.95) + (89.97) - 27.95
S = 364.92 - 27.95
S = 336.97

Quite an eye opener isn't it? By spending $27.95 you can save $336.97. I would get some ink on my hands to save $337.00!

I believe wholeheartedly that if more people knew how much money they can save there would be a lot less of these cartridges ending up in the landfills.

Just please rememberFeature Articles, start small. If you've never refilled before don't start by ordering a gallon of ink.

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