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The Future Of Printing - What's Next For Print?

The Future Of Printing - What's Next For Print?

Curious about the future of printing? Our experts butt heads to discuss the future of an industry that has been provided for so many businesses for decades. Are we heading into paperless printing? Or can we expect much of the same just with better quality? Find out all there is to know right here.

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By Simon Williams
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April 4, 2022
How to Choose a Printer for Your Start Up Business

How to Choose a Printer for Your Start Up Business

Setting up a business can present you with a number of challenges, from successfully placing yourself in the market to finding the right staff who are going to drive your business. If you’re building up a business, getting your essential equipment right can be a huge weight off your mind,

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By Simon Williams
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March 31, 2022
Office Sustainability - Not Just A Fad

Office Sustainability - Not Just A Fad

You’ve heard the chorus singing about the benefits of sustainable practices, and how easy these improvements can be to adopt in the office with the innovations of today. But did you know that sustainable office practices do more than just reduce your carbon footprint? Here's all you need to know.

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By Simon Williams
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March 14, 2022
Must Have Office Gadgets (Besides Your Printer!)

Must Have Office Gadgets (Besides Your Printer!)

Looking to deck out your office with more than just your desktop, coffee coaster and printer? We've played with hundreds of gizmos over the years and have rounded up some of the must-have office gadgets to buy this year. Don't forget to let us know of any other gadgets we've missed in the comments!

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By Simon Williams
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March 3, 2022
What Is Cartridge Paper? Why Use It?

What Is Cartridge Paper? Why Use It?

Wondering what cartridge paper is and how you can use this for your applications? You'll be surprised at how many people also ask us the same question. So, our experts decided to put this short guide for you together. Here's everything you need to know about cartridge paper and its uses.

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By Simon Williams
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January 31, 2022
Why Are Thermal Printers So Expensive?

Why Are Thermal Printers So Expensive?

For something so small, it begs the question of why thermal printers are so expensive. Especially when they just produce labels. How can something so dinky be cost costly? Here are 3 reasons why thermal printers are so expensive to purchase (and yet will save you money in the long term!)

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By Simon Williams
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January 17, 2022
How To Store Ink Cartridges (Home & Office)

How To Store Ink Cartridges (Home & Office)

Wondering how to store ink cartridges so they last longer and reduce your cost per printed page? Find out all there is to know about storing ink cartridges right here at CartridgesDirect. You may just find that you have been storing your ink cartridges incorrectly the whole time!

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By Simon Williams
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November 25, 2021
What Is Sublimation Printing? The Art Of The Ink

What Is Sublimation Printing? The Art Of The Ink

Searching for answers on ''what is sublimation printing''? Look no further than this short guide with everything that you need to know about Sublimation printing. From the materials you can print with to how sublimation printing is an absolute game-changer, we're covering it all.

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By Simon Williams
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November 22, 2021
Why Is My Printer Offline?

Why Is My Printer Offline?

Is your printer offline? Read through our short guide to troubleshooting the most common offline printer issues right here at CartridgesDirect. From simply switching on and off to troubleshooting your network, we'll get your printer back online in no time at all.

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By Simon Williams
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November 16, 2021
Understanding Printer Model Names, Numbers & Acronyms

Understanding Printer Model Names, Numbers & Acronyms

Do printer models confuse you? Don't worry, you are not alone. In fact, many of our customers often ask about the naming conventions of printers and why some of them use so many acronyms and numbers. Here's a breakdown of how to understand printer model names, numbers and acronyms by our experts.

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By Simon Williams
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October 4, 2021
How To Check Printer Ink Levels (The Right Way!)

How To Check Printer Ink Levels (The Right Way!)

Whether you are looking at the printing unit or managing your ink levels via an app, keeping on top of your printer ink is important to ensure that there are no nasty surprises when you got to print out your documents for that important deadline. Here's how to check printer ink levels the right way!

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By Simon Williams
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September 20, 2021
Types Of Printing Paper: The Definitive Guide

Types Of Printing Paper: The Definitive Guide

No two paper types are equal. If you want the best printouts, investing in the right printing paper is the first step towards timeless prints that won't let you down. Read on as we uncover the various types of printing paper and the benefits that follow in our ultimate guide to printing paper.

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By Simon Williams
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August 13, 2021
High Yield Ink Vs Standard: Why Choose High Yield Ink?

High Yield Ink Vs Standard: Why Choose High Yield Ink?

Your printer is compatible with two different types of ink cartridges: standard size and size marked ‘XL’. The ‘XL’ alongside the cartridge model number is actually there to signify that it’s a high yield variant of your standard-sized ink cartridge. Learn the differences between the two right here.

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By Simon Williams
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August 9, 2021
How To Calculate Printing Costs?

How To Calculate Printing Costs?

Looking to find out the true cost of your printer? Read up as we explore how to calculate printing costs and ways in which you can save money printing is this short guide to printing costs. From ink cartridge page yields to money-saving tips, discover how to calculate your printer cost here.

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By Simon Williams
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July 11, 2021
Best Printer Brands (Top 6)

Best Printer Brands (Top 6)

Finding the perfect printer starts with choosing from one of the best printer brands. Explore our list of top printer brands as we provide details on the leading print manufacturers from all corners of the globe. From HP printers to Lexmark, find out which printing manufacturer is right for you.

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By Simon Williams
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June 10, 2021
How To Improve Print Quality

How To Improve Print Quality

There is nothing more frustrating than your printer not living up to the expectations of your creation. Discover how to improve print quality with our experts' simple tricks and printer hacks right here at CartridgesDirect. Quality printing is just one blog away!

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By Simon Williams
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May 12, 2021
Printer Maintenance Tips: Mechanical Mayhem

Printer Maintenance Tips: Mechanical Mayhem

There is nothing more frustrating when rushing to meet your deadline to find out that your printer is malfunctioning. Avoid mechanical mayhem and keep your printing running as smoothly with our printing experts shortlist of some of the best printer maintenance tips. Now there's some peace of mind.

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By Simon Williams
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May 6, 2021
 Types Of Printers: Pros, Cons, Uses & More

Types Of Printers: Pros, Cons, Uses & More

When you think of innovation, the printing industry might not be the first thing that comes to mind. However, that does not mean that there is not a whole heap of different types of printers for you to choose from. Explore our list of the various types of printers available within Australia today.

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By Simon Williams
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April 22, 2021
What Is A Waste Toner Bottle?

What Is A Waste Toner Bottle?

Asking yourself, 'what is a waste toner bottle' and why you might need one? Read on to find out all there is to know about these nifty little devices that keep your laser printer heads clean and free of wasted toner so that you can print the perfect print every time.

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By Simon Williams
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April 13, 2021