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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.
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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.

Remanufactured M4640 / 310-5368 (Series 5) High Yield Black Ink Cartridge for Dell Photo All-in-One

Page Yield: 475

Reg. Price $24.99

Our Price $15.99

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Buy 3 or More Black for $14.99 each (save $3.00+)
This professionally remanufactured replacement to the Dell M4640 high yield black inkjet cartridge is a Non-OEM ink-jet cartridge which has been through one cycle of service and has been recharged. These refurbished alternatives to the Dell Series 5 cartridges are not refurbished Dell OEM cartridges. They are Non-OEM products that have been modified and refurbished by a remanufacturer that is not endorsed or associated with Dell and are guaranteed by 4inkjets.com to work with your Dell printer. The remanufactured replacement for the Dell OEM Series 5 ink cartridge has been thoroughly cleaned along with the printhead nozzles. It is inspected for any possible shell leakage, tested on the operation of all electrical circuitry and is run through an actual print test. If the refurbished replacement for the Series 5 inkjet cartridge passes our rigid standards, it has been remanufactured to work in your Dell Printer!
We offer a 100% Quality Satisfaction Guarantee on our alternative remanufactured inkjet cartridges and supplies to replace the Dell OEM Series 5.
The Refurbished replacement for Dell Series 5 can also be used instead of these OEM numbers: R5956, T5480, 310-5368, 310-6963, 310-5881, 310-6968, 310-6271, 310-7159, J5566, 310-6965, 310-6970, 310-7161, 310-5372, 310-5883, 310-8342, 310-6273, 5V750, C904T and UU179.

Please be aware that due to changes in printer programming the ink levels for this particular cartridge might appear to be low or empty. It is indeed full and will print a full yield.

Compatible Printers

Photo all-in-one

Specifications

SKU Product Type Printer Brand OEM Number Ink Color Cartridge Yield Type Page Yield Cost Per Page Capacity (ml) Shelf Life
Instructions
Instructions
M4640 Ink Cartridge Dell R5956 Black High 475 3.37 cents 25 12-18 Months
*Average cartridge page yield in accordance with ISO IEC 24711
The price stated in regular price does not reflect Dell OEM pricing. It is a reflection of general industry-wide pricing for alternative remanufactured products to replace Dell OEM products.

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Remanufactured M4640 Black (Series 5) HY Ink for Dell Photo All-in-One
 
3.5

(based on 82 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (14)

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    (6)

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67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Black is Black

Great Service backed up by a Great Product and Great Price...

Great Service backed up by a Great Product and Great Price...

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Did not work in our Dell Photo 944

First let me say that in the past two years that I have been purchasing from 4inkjets, I have always been very happy with the quality of their Canon printer cartridges, their customer service...Read complete review

First let me say that in the past two years that I have been purchasing from 4inkjets, I have always been very happy with the quality of their Canon printer cartridges, their customer service and their shipping. I will continue to use them. However, I recently purchased some remanufactured Dell black and color cartridges for my Mothers Dell Photo 944. Now this may be an isolated case but, both cartridges triggered a pop up window indicating they where empty even though they clearly where not. It was not a printer issue as the OEM cartridges still worked. I called customer service and they emailed me a return shipping label and issued me a refund. Again, I am very happy with 4inkjets and will continue purchasing from them however I would be reluctant to purchase the Dell.

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5.0

I am buying again.

By Woody

from San Diego

Verified Buyer

Comments about Remanufactured M4640 Black (Series 5) HY Ink for Dell Photo All-in-One:

Outstanding quality and quick delivery. I am buying more!

 
2.0

My cartridge was empty

By Teasterwood

from Meridian ms

Verified Buyer

Comments about Remanufactured M4640 Black (Series 5) HY Ink for Dell Photo All-in-One:

My icartridge was emptying

 
1.0

Didn't Work

By Martie

from Lancaster PA

Verified Buyer

Comments about Remanufactured M4640 Black (Series 5) HY Ink for Dell Photo All-in-One:

Installed the cartridge and was delighted that it went it easily. However the printer did not recognize it was there and kept sending the message - no black cartridge. Thus the printer would not work.

 
1.0

worked for about 30 pages

By Sad Cindy

from Salisbury, MD

Verified Buyer

Comments about Remanufactured M4640 Black (Series 5) HY Ink for Dell Photo All-in-One:

The printer did not "accept" the cartridge in the alignment process but when we turned the printer off and restarted it the error line went away and allowed us to print. It seemed to be working OK and then the printer started spitting out blank pages. When I tried to turn the printer on and off and then tried to fix it by taking out the cartridge the error line said "incorrect cartridge". It may have printed 30 pages before this happened.

 
1.0

I have to test every one.

By john

from oregon

Verified Buyer

Comments about Remanufactured M4640 Black (Series 5) HY Ink for Dell Photo All-in-One:

Buy 4 items and return the defective ones for more un tested defective units this will never end? Come on refund all my money and I will pay you for the ones that work.... sorry i entered in business with a company that sells this way never again....

 
2.0

Ink shortage?

By Rio

from N Y

Verified Buyer

Comments about Remanufactured M4640 Black (Series 5) HY Ink for Dell Photo All-in-One:

This was a re-issue of the1st 3cartridges I ordered 2 were defective & my Dell all in1 copy machine said the cartridges weren't full. I was told by customer service that this is normal because they're re-manufactured but the cartridge were full.The 2 defective cartridges were replaced & I purchased a color cartridge also & all of the cartridges prompt the machine to say"cartridge low on ink"

 
2.0

Low ink

By Javes

from New York

Verified Buyer

Comments about Remanufactured M4640 Black (Series 5) HY Ink for Dell Photo All-in-One:

On the printer screen reads low ink...but I just install the refills.... why?

 
5.0

The product is great buy again

By Storm

from Texas

Verified Buyer

Comments about Remanufactured M4640 Black (Series 5) HY Ink for Dell Photo All-in-One:

I print a lot of coupons the price for my ink was a god send it saves me money .

 
1.0

Not Happy

By Samson

from Ramona, Ca

Verified Buyer

Comments about Remanufactured M4640 Black (Series 5) HY Ink for Dell Photo All-in-One:

First one did not worked. @nd one shows low ink. Not sure about the others. DISSAPPOINTED

 
2.0

My printer Dell Photo 924 not cooperating suddenly

By Jean, Donegal woman

from Torrance, Ca

Verified Buyer

Comments about Remanufactured M4640 Black (Series 5) HY Ink for Dell Photo All-in-One:

Would not print, even after wiping off, etc. It could be my printer.

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