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Cartridge Type
Genuine or OEM (Original) Cartridges Remanufactured Cartridges Compatible Cartridges
Description OEM stands for original equipment manufacturer, meaning the cartridge was made by the same company that made your printer. Original brand cartridges are very reliable and sometimes the only option if your printer is new to market or uncommon. Remanufactured ink is a genuine brand cartridge that has gone through one cycle of use. After use, the cartridge is recycled, acquired by a remanufacturing facility and put through a rigorous professional refurbishing process. During the refurbishing process the cartridge is disassembled, thoroughly cleaned and tested for quality. It's then carefully refilled, tested again and brought back to life. Buying remanufactured prevents one less cartridge from ending up in a landfill. A compatible cartridge is a brand new ink cartridge built by a manufacturer other than your printer. It's like buying the generic version of the genuine brand. Most are uniquely designed to differentiate from genuine cartridges. Despite any structural difference you may notice, the cartridge will still fit in your machine and print a full yield, just like the original brand.
Price Factors Many printer manufacturers follow the razor-and-blades business model which may result in higher priced genuine cartridges. Remanufactured ink is much cheaper than the original brand ink. It's far more cost effective to refurbish a previously used cartridge than create a new OEM from scratch. Compatible ink is much cheaper than the original brand. Compatible suppliers don't have to worry about the additional costs that hinder OEMs like new printers or firmware, which lets them keep prices low.
Quality Original cartridges work extremely well and are covered under a warranty by the printer manufacturer High quality remanufactured ink will match the quality of the original, but not all remanufactured ink is created equal. Make sure you buy from a reputable supplier in order to get the absolute best results. High quality compatible ink will match the quality of the original, but not all compatible ink is created equal. Make sure you buy from a reputable supplier in order to get the absolute best results.
What's the difference between ink and toner cartridges?
Ink Cartridges Toner Cartridges
Printer Type Work with inkjet printers Work with laser printers
Material Liquid ink Dry powder
How it works Inkjet printers use a series of nozzles that spray tiny drops of ink directly on the print suface Laser toner printers use static electricity and heat to bond dry toner powder to a page
Commonly used by Casual home users, small business and photographers Large businesses and schools
Number of Pages You Can Print A cartridge's page yield is the estimated number of pages you can print. Page yield is based on 5% page coverage. This means that the quoted page yield is based upon printed pages where only 5% of the page has been imprinted with ink. For example, a short memo has approximately 5% coverage. If you have a cartridge that has a yield of 500 pages, it can print 500 pages of that short memo. If you are printing letters, photos or graphics, your coverage will vary greatly and your page yield will drop significantly.
Cartridge Warranty and Shelf Life Most ink and toner cartridges include a warranty or "best by" date on their box. Remanufactured and compatible ink cartridges can last 12-18 months unopened, and toner cartridges can last up to 3 years.
Cartridge Care and Storage Only open a cartridge when you need it. Opened cartridges will eventually dry out, especially if the protective tape or clip has been removed. If you have an open ink cartridge around and would like to try and prevent it from drying out, place it nozzle side up in a plastic airtight tub. If your cartridge came with protective tape or a clip reapply both before storing. Place a damp cloth or paper towel in the tub, next to the cartridge and keep it stored in a cool, dark place.

Canon CLI-251XLC Ink High Yield Cyan (Compatible Cartridge)

Page Yield: 660

Reg. Price $11.99

Our Price $5.99

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Buy 3 or More Cyan for $5.00 each (save $2.97+)
Our compatible cyan CLI-251XL high-yield inkjet cartridges is a low cost and reliable replacement for original cyan Canon 251 cartridges. The compatble 251-XLC is manufactured to meet the same original specifications and performance standards as the Canon OEM 6449B001 cartridges. Benefit from tracking ink levels with our high yield cyan CLI-251 cartridge with a smart chip.

We offer a 100% Quality Satisfaction Guarantee on our compatible 6449B001 inkjet cartridges.

Compatible Printers

Specifications

SKU Product Type Printer Brand OEM Number Ink Color Cartridge Yield Type Page Yield Cost Per Page Capacity (ml) Shelf Life
6449B001CIC Ink Cartridge Canon 6449B001 Cyan High 660 0.91 cents 9.8 36 Months
*Average cartridge page yield in accordance with ISO IEC 24711

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4.7

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96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (4)
  • Fast delivery (3)
  • Fast shipping (3)
  • High quality (3)
  • Works great (3)

Cons

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Completely compatible and cost effective!

This product is completely compatible with the Canon cartridges.
The only difference that I noticed is that the light to indicate that
it is operational, illuminates at the front-bottom instead of...Read complete review

This product is completely compatible with the Canon cartridges.
The only difference that I noticed is that the light to indicate that
it is operational, illuminates at the front-bottom instead of the top.
In other words....a non issue. My printer requires 6 cartridges. At
Costco, I found the that cartriges recommended for my printer (however, absent the gray cartridge) sold for $80, for the set of
five. That's $16 per cartridge! At LD Products, I bought the pack-
aged deal, which included 2 each of the 4 colors and the regular
size black and 3 of the extra large black cartridges for $68.90.
That's $5.30 per cartridge.....amazing. Of course, I need to be
fair and point out that I got, what I think, was a $5 holiday coupon from LD Products. I don't normally take the time to write
reviews, but I'm very happy with this purchase.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Very Disappointed, do not open cartridges over a carpet!

I live in CO at 5200 feet elevation. I have purchased many Canon ink refills and based on the favorable reviews on this website I ordered this product thinking I would have a comparable...Read complete review

I live in CO at 5200 feet elevation. I have purchased many Canon ink refills and based on the favorable reviews on this website I ordered this product thinking I would have a comparable product at a more reasonable cost. The product came 2 days ago and I opened the small blue ink cartridge which needed to be replaced in my Canon printer.

To my surprise when I opened it ink was dripping out of the cartridge onto my light tan carpet. Three larger drops and a few smaller drops were clearly visible. I have spent an enormous amount of time and scrubbing effort trying to get the blue spots out of my carpet. THERE STILL IS SOME BLUE VISIBLE ON MY CARPET!

I never had a problem like this with the Canon Cartridges. I do not recommend this product. If you buy it be careful where you open the package.

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5.0

Great Value & Quality

By Boysenberry Guy

from Seal Beach, CA

Verified Buyer

Comments about Canon Compatible PGI-250XL HY Black Ink:

I have never had any problems with LD's ink. It has functioned perfectly every time. I've been using their ink for the past 3 years in my Canon Pixma MX922

 
5.0

Such good service

By Toastmaster Barb

from Lemon Grove, CA

Verified Buyer

Comments about Canon Compatible CLI-251XL HY Magenta Ink:

I continue to appreciate LD's service: problem/call/resolved.
Good prices, easy, easy re-order, dependable ink. Can't beat them!

 
5.0

Great value and product!

By Dick

from Utica, NY

Verified Buyer

Comments about Canon PGI-250XL & CLI-251XL Compatible Ink Set of 13 for iP8720, MG6320, and MG7120:

I have been using LD inks for several years in my Canon printers. This product for about 1 year in the latest printer. Performs flawlessly, beautiful pictures. Works well even on DVD covers.

Great value when compared to Canon inks and they perform just as well.

I would recommend these inks very highly.

 
5.0

very satisfied

By Fritz

from Reno, NV

Verified Buyer

Comments about Canon Compatible PGI-250XL HY Black Ink:

Keep up the good work. Thank you

 
4.0

A Great deal

By Pic

from Fairfax Ca

Verified Buyer

Comments about PGI-250XL & CLI-251XL Set of 11 Cartridges for Canon:

Using the ink for hard copies of product reviews recipes and photos. Color balance is good but color density is light Easy to correct by using the manual adjustment panel. No way to determine long term ink stability but the price, color balance, quality of the cartridges and prompt (2 day) delivery make this a great deal.

 
5.0

Good Ink!!

By Smarty Marty

from Kissimme,Fl

Verified Buyer

Comments about PGI-250XL & CLI-251XL Set of 11 Cartridges for Canon- Great Deal!:

After having a bad experience with another ink company I was hesitant about trying another company, but your inks have come thru beautifully.
Very economical also.The name brand ink for my printer was just soaking up my money.

 
5.0

Wish I had done this years ago

By Nora

from New York

Verified Buyer

Comments about PGI-250XL & CLI-251XL Set of 11 Cartridges for Canon:

price was unbeatable. Product arrived before promise date. Customer service contact included in case of issues which there were none. I would recommend this to anybody!!

 
5.0

So far so good

By Barb in the sun

from AZ

Verified Buyer

Comments about PGI-250XL & CLI-251XL Set of 11 Cartridges for Canon:

This was my second order from inkcartridges.com and I decided to order the multipack, since my first order was satisfactory. What's not to like: great price, easy ordering, reliable product and prompt delivery. Will never buy brand name printer cartridges again.

 
5.0

great customer service

By crazy grandma

from missouri

Verified Buyer

Comments about Canon Compatible CLI-251XL HY Magenta Ink:

Had a problem with a cartridge and 4inkjet replaced it immediately and a new cartridge was here in 2 days.

 
5.0

Product is fine. The service is fine; The price is fine!!

By Frank

from Vineland New Jersey

Verified Buyer

Comments about Compatible CLI-251XL HY Cyan Ink for Canon:

The produce is fine. The service is fine. The price is great!

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