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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?
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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.

LD Remanufactured Replacement Ink Cartridge for Hewlett Packard C4945A (HP 83) Light Magenta

Page Yield: 1,000*

Reg. Price $199.99

Our Price $57.99

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Quantity
Buy 3 or More Light Magenta for $54.99 each (save $9.00+)
This LD remanufactured C4945A (HP 83) light magenta inkjet cartridge is an original Hewlett Packard C4945A ink cartridge which has been through one cycle of service and has been recharged. The cartridge was refilled with a professionally manufactured pigment-based ink formula for archival print life and color stability before being put through a rigorous testing process where it was monitored for quality and reliability. This professionally remanufactured LD cartridge for HP 83 also has a 'smart chip' that makes continuous adjustments to optimize print quality and enhance reliability and cost effectiveness as well as monitor ink levels. The ink delivery system allows for efficient, economical replacement of individual ink cartridges. Why buy an original HP C4945A cartridge when you can get perfect quality out of our LD remanufactured C4945A inkjet cartridge at a fraction of the cost? Our remanufactured ink cartridges are not remanufactured by HP.

We offer a 100% Quality Satisfaction Guarantee on our remanufactured C4945A ink 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
C4945A Ink Cartridge HP C4945A Photo Magenta Standard 1,000* 5,799.00 cents 680 12-18 Months
*Average cartridge page yield in accordance with ISO IEC 24711

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*Average cartridge page yield in accordance with ISO IEC 24711

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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LD Compatible HY Black Toner Cartridge for HP 83X
 
4.6

(based on 95 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (74)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (4)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (13)
  • Clean replacement (12)
  • Sharp tones & colors (10)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Everyday documents (11)
  • Professional documents (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Frequent user (8), Heavy duty user (5)
    • Primary use:
    • Business (11), Personal (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great Product

Bought one cartridge for our frequently used office printer, and so far so good! Loved the price and easy installation, so went ahead and got 3 more. Great deal, definitely would continue...Read complete review

Bought one cartridge for our frequently used office printer, and so far so good! Loved the price and easy installation, so went ahead and got 3 more. Great deal, definitely would continue buying again.

I think the only struggle you will have is printing on different textures of papers or glossy paper. But if you're going to use it on every day standard printing paper, then this is a great deal.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Works, but not well...

Purchased this product for my HP laser printer thinking that it would work just as the original HP cartridge did. Wrong... I wish I had known...
Yes the cartridge fit...Read complete review

Purchased this product for my HP laser printer thinking that it would work just as the original HP cartridge did. Wrong... I wish I had known...
Yes the cartridge fit into the printer and was able to print, but when I started the printer, there was a message stating "non HP printer cartridge"
When I went to print, it would take up to 2-3 minutes for the printer to actually print, which was not the case with the genuine HP product. Once it printed, it was of good quality, but the waiting was torture!
Also, the HP utility program does not communicate with the cartridge to display toner levels, etc. Not the end of the world, but...
HP has apparently figured out a way to keep me from purchasing a non-HP cartridge by making printing mind-numbingly slow. I used this cartridge for about 4 pages before I purchased an HP 83X cartridge.
I was hopeful, but did not have good luck with this product.

Reviewed by 95 customers

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5.0

GREAT PRODUCT

By JJS

from Dallas, TX

Verified Buyer

Comments about LD Compatible HY Black Toner Cartridge for HP 83X:

Prints great.

 
5.0

Awesome alternative!

By Era

from Idaho

Verified Buyer

Comments about LD Compatible CF283A / 83A Black Toner for HP:

Price is right! The same results as the originals!

 
4.0

I would buy this product again

By Dee

from shreveport, LA

Verified Buyer

Comments about LD Compatible CF283A / 83A Black Toner for HP:

Very prompt shipping

 
4.0

This is a great product for small home business use.

By Tax Pros

from Raleigh, North Carolina

Verified Buyer

Comments about LD Compatible HY Black Toner Cartridge for HP 83X:

We use the product in our small in home tax business. We are unable to tell the difference in print quality from a new cartridge. The company has a great return policy. We have used this company's products for 3 years. Their products are more affordable that new ones and this is very important to a small home business. We would recommend LD ink products as a fantastic alternative to new ones.

 
5.0

Good product

By Sam

from Hickory nc

Verified Buyer

Comments about LD Compatible HY Black Toner Cartridge for HP 83X:

This very good product

 
5.0

fast order was here in two days....best price anywhere.

By none

from 11901

Verified Buyer

Comments about LD Compatible CF283A / 83A Black Toner for HP:

above

 
3.0

Pretty close copy

By none

from New Jersey

Verified Buyer

Comments about LD Compatible CF283A / 83A Black Toner for HP:

Does not always work as well as HP original cartridges but priced appropriately.

 
4.0

Dropped right in.

By Monochrome printer fan.

from Brevard County,Florida

Verified Buyer

Comments about LD Compatible CF283A / 83A Black Toner for HP:

Very easy to install. Immediately works as good as the original.
No way to know if it will last as long, so only 4 stars.

 
5.0

Very happy with the product

By Meat Mann

from Texas

Verified Buyer

Comments about LD Compatible CF283A / 83A Black Toner for HP:

Very pleased with the service provided by merchants

 
5.0

This is a great buy!

By Bob S

from Lincoln, NE

Verified Buyer

Comments about LD Compatible CF283A / 83A Black Toner for HP:

Same quality as the HP cartridge we had originally, but at a much lower price....and free shipping!

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