Epson all-in-one Printer

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Found 12th Feb
Are there any budget epson all-in-one printers that dont require all inks at all times even when you want to print in black & white only?

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You know you can buy cheap non-branded inks from eBay right?

blueybarnes

You know you can buy cheap non-branded inks from eBay right?



​They don't work on the new xp range, firmware stops it, avoid them I know I have one,

If you only need mono print, then logically a cheap laser printer is the answer.

westy125

​They don't work on the new xp range, firmware stops it, avoid them I k … ​They don't work on the new xp range, firmware stops it, avoid them I know I have one,



​Not true. I have an XP-412 that uses unbranded inks purchased on eBay. The printer recognises that they're not legit but you continue anyway. Works fine for me.

blueybarnes

​Not true. I have an XP-412 that uses unbranded inks purchased on eBay. T … ​Not true. I have an XP-412 that uses unbranded inks purchased on eBay. The printer recognises that they're not legit but you continue anyway. Works fine for me.



​lucky u they give a nightmare to most users randomly work stop work throw error messages , ink is empty etc etc.

MynameisM

​lucky u they give a nightmare to most users randomly work stop work t … ​lucky u they give a nightmare to most users randomly work stop work throw error messages , ink is empty etc etc.



Just make sure to ​turn off the automatic firmware update option when you install the printer.

I bought a cheap XP-325 on a deal from here. It's been updated and takes compatible inks. So all good here.

blueybarnes

Just make sure to ​turn off the automatic firmware update option when you … Just make sure to ​turn off the automatic firmware update option when you install the printer.



​Yes your right, but if you have a new one that has the latest firmware then it's pretty much hit and miss, I left everything on at the start and found only official ink worked, I have since turned off all updates,

Schumarvel

I bought a cheap XP-325 on a deal from here. It's been updated and takes … I bought a cheap XP-325 on a deal from here. It's been updated and takes compatible inks. So all good here.



​What make of compatible inks have you used? I know a lot were changing their chips to avoid the issues
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