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Old Jan 15, 2010, 3:07 PM   #1
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Default After market ink for Canon sELPHy 780

Before I say no to an idea, I at least want to have done my homework.

The Canon sELPHy 780 is a mini-printer for 4x6 photos. It costs $99.00. If I buy the Canon package of ink & paper, I can print 108 photo for $35.00. Average cost is 32 cents.

I have a great photo printer in town. Roberts Photo (RobertsImaging.com) allows me to upload photos from my home, then I can pick them up in a few days. Their's are about 15 cents.

So why would I want to buy a printer and spend twice the money? I don't.

However, does anyone make an after market ink for the 780? If so, I've got to believe they beat Canon's price. I've looked and looked on the net, but I got nowhere.

Any ideas?
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Old Jan 15, 2010, 3:18 PM   #2
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if you only want to print an image or 2, then the convenience will override the cost. however, for large print orders, 3rd part is definitely cheaper.
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