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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.

Compatible Canon 6449B001 / CLI-251XL High Yield Cyan Ink 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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PGI-250XL & CLI-251XL Set of 13 Cartridges for Canon for iP8720, MG6320, and MG7120
 
4.7

(based on 828 reviews)

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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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Best Uses

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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

Easy to use and work great

By BWB

from Downers Grove, IL

Verified Buyer

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

Arrived very quickly, fit correctly in the printer, no mess and the print quality looks wonderful all for a reasonable price.

 
5.0

Excellent ink

By Photoprof

from Las Cruces, NM

Verified Buyer

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

I have used LD inks for four years and have never had a bad one. I will continue to buy their inks for the foreseeable future.

 
4.0

Excellent service!

By Cisco Kid

from Henderson,NV

Verified Buyer

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

Ordering made very easy, product arrived on time in good condition, great service.

 
5.0

All is good

By X

from X

Verified Buyer

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

Good

 
5.0

Great Ink

By Tony

from Oregon

Verified Buyer

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

Just Perfect!!

 
4.0

Magenta... cyan use

By Cdm

from Pa

Verified Buyer

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

Service: very good.. price: ok.. cartridges do not last as long as expected, especially magenta and cyan. We do not print that much.

 
5.0

Only have used the yellow so far seems to be very good

By tommyVan

from N.J.

Verified Buyer

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

All is right with the yellow very pleased

 
5.0

I have bought this product for many years

By Doug

from West Columbia, SC

Verified Buyer

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

I have never had any problems with these printer cartridges. You can't beat the price.

 
4.0

ink tank quality and tank life

By Bill e B

from Crossville, TN

Verified Buyer

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

I use the ink several times a week. While I have no concern for quality, the tank life is unacceptable. I will try your "new" XL to see if they truly last longer. The 250 XL used to last much longer than it does now.

 
5.0

great doing business with you

By Bee the best

from Southold, NY

Verified Buyer

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

I use ink in my home printer. Never a problem with the ink quality

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