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5 Sustainable Printing Tips Everyone Should Follow

5 Sustainable Printing Tips Everyone Should Follow

Sustainability is an issue that has taken the stage across all industries, including printing and the office environment. Here's 5 sustainable printing tips that you can follow to ensure that your organisation or home office is taking part in the fight for sustainability.

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By Simon Williams
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June 2, 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
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
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
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
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
Colour Printers Vs Mono Printers: What's The Difference?

Colour Printers Vs Mono Printers: What's The Difference?

Some print for creativity while others print large documents for work. Yet, the need for a quality printer and printer ink is a key consideration for all. Discover what the difference is between colour printers vs mono printers right here as we help you decide which printer is right for your needs.

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By Simon Williams
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March 30, 2021
What Is Duplex Printing? Two Sides Are Better Than One

What Is Duplex Printing? Two Sides Are Better Than One

We are all guilty of wasting paper. By using a printer with duplex printing technology, you can save between 30-50% on paper usage and ultimately cost. This not only helps you save money but is a huge positive for the environment too. Find out all there is to know about duplex printing here.

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By Simon Williams
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March 22, 2021
Is Printer Ink Toxic? Does Ink Harm Your Skin?

Is Printer Ink Toxic? Does Ink Harm Your Skin?

Printer ink is not toxic to touch, although it goes without saying that it should not be inhaled. The same goes for toner cartridges, however, they are more dangerous when inhaled. Find out all you need to know about the toxicity of printer ink and what to do when you do spill some on your hands.

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By Simon Williams
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February 28, 2021
Which Printer Ink Is Waterproof?

Which Printer Ink Is Waterproof?

To help you decide which printer to purchase (and subsequently which ink cartridges to buy), follow this easy guide to understanding which printer ink is water-resistant and what considerations you can make to avoid damaged documents in the future.

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By Simon Williams
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February 3, 2021
What HP Printers Are Compatible With Windows 10?

What HP Printers Are Compatible With Windows 10?

For first time owners of a windows 10 machine, you might be wondering what HP printers are compatible with Windows 10. Let's explore the wide range of HP printers that are compatible with your new machine.

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By Simon Williams
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January 26, 2021