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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.
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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 PGI-225 & CLI-226 Set: 1 Pigment Black PGI-225 & 1 Each of CLI-226 (Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow) Ink

Reg. Price $64.95

Our Price $32.45

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Quantity
Avg Price
Per Cartridge:
$6.49
Bundle Breakdown
PGI225SET includes:
SKU# Qty PRICE PER UNIT
PGI-225BK 1 6.49
CLI-226Y 1 6.49
CLI-226M 1 6.49
CLI-226C 1 6.49
CLI-226BK 1 6.49
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Canon - PIXMA

Description

InkCartridges.com offers compatible alternatives to replace Canon PGI-225 & CLI-226 ink cartridges. This convenient set of 5 ink cartridges has all the colors you need, including: 1 pigment black (PGI-225) & 1 each of CLI-226 black, cyan, magenta and yellow. Cartridges are made with brand new parts that deliver practically identical quality and performance as the original. Each cartridge in this compatible set offers a smart chip for tracking accurate ink levels along the way. Compatible cartridges available replace the original Canon PGI-225 (4530B001AA) pigment black, CLI-226 (4546B001AA) black, CLI-226 (4547B001AA) cyan, CLI-226 (4548B001AA) magenta & CLI-226 (4549B001AA) yellow. All LD brand supplies are backed by a 2-year guarantee and ship fast!

Specifications

Item Code Printer Brand Model Name Ink Color Cartridge Yield Type Page Yield Cost Per Page Shelf Life
PGI225SET Canon CLI-226 Multi Standard 850 3.82 cents 36 Months
*Average cartridge page yield in accordance with ISO IEC 24711

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  • Canon PGI225 & CLI226 Compatible Ink Set of 12

    Q:

    will these ink sets work with canon mx922? or any other newer model canon printers?
    Asked on 9/18/2016 by b from cal

    1 answer

    • A:

      No, the PGI-225/CLI-226 will not with the MX922. You will need the PGI-250/CLI-251 series.

      Answered on 10/4/2016 by Terry from LDStaff
  • Canon Compatible PGI-225 Pigment Black Ink

    Q:

    Is this the large capacity cartridge BLACK about 3/4 of an inch wide?

    Thanks, Ed bavis
    Asked on 2/29/2016 by Ed from Tampa Florida

    1 answer

    • A:

      If your printer is in the list of compatible printers on the product page, this will fit and work just fine in your printer.

      Answered on 2/29/2016 by Sophia from LDStaff
  • Canon PGI225 & CLI226 Compatible Ink Set of 14

    Q:

    I have 10 LD CL1226 blk now, 2 LD-CL1226Y yellow; 1 LD-CL1226C CYAN.
    Can I mix the set of 14 up by replacing the small black for the colored ones?
    Asked on 9/20/2015 by Nancy from Alvin, TX

    1 answer

    • A:

      Unfortunately, this package comes pre-bundled. We are not able to mix them. However, you may certainly place an order for each individual cartridges and get how many you truly want!

      Answered on 9/21/2015 by Terry from LDStaff
  • Canon PGI225 & CLI226 Compatible Ink Set of 14

    Q:

    LD -PG1225BK (large black canister) Is there any way I can put ink in this cartridge until I receive new order?
    Asked on 9/20/2015 by Nancy from Alvin, TX

    1 answer

    • A:

      Unfortunately, no. We do not recommend refilling our compatible ink cartridges.

      Answered on 9/21/2015 by Terry from LDStaff
  • Canon PGI225 & CLI226 Compatible Ink Set of 14

    Q:

    the LD replacement for the Canon 226 Chromalife100+:

    what is the fade resistance of the LD ink compared to the Chromalife ink?
    Asked on 8/31/2015 by Bill

    1 answer

    • A:

      The quality of our cartridges is nearly identical to the OEM and will last for many years.

      Answered on 8/31/2015 by Terry from LDStaff
  • Canon Compatible PGI-225 Pigment Black Ink

    Q:

    Are these refurbished?

    I'm not sure what the difference is between OEM and Compatible cartridges is so I'm asking are the compatible cartiridges refurbished and the OEM new? Do they both contain the same amount of ink?

    Thanks
    Asked on 1/31/2015 by TOK from Houston

    1 answer

    • A:

      There really is no difference besides the great price you get on the Compatible PGI-225BK cartridge! These are 100% new cartridges that we have manufactured. They contain the same amount of ink, sometimes a bit more, than the OEM cartridges you purchase from Canon. All of our cartridges come with a two year guarantee!

      Answered on 2/4/2015 by Shoshana
  • Canon PGI225 & CLI226 Compatible Ink Set of 14

    Q:

    what is the shelf life
    Asked on 1/12/2015 by lulu

    1 answer

    • A:

      The shelf life for the MG6120BULK set of cartridges is 36 months! This item is also backed by our 2 year satisfaction guarantee.

      Answered on 1/13/2015 by Shoshana
  • Canon PGI225 & CLI226 Compatible Ink Set of 12

    Q:

    Can we refill ink into these cartridges

    are these ink cartridges refillable ?.
    Will the chip reset itself if we refill ink ?
    Does LD offer ink refill kits for canon Pixma Mg5320 ( CLI 226 M, c, Y BK and PGI 225 BK)
    Asked on 12/11/2014 by ara from NJ

    1 answer

    • A:

      You can refill certain cartridges, unfortunately the CLI226 and PGI225 series cannot be refilled and we do not have a refill kit for these cartridges. The problem for this particular item is the chip, once it reads empty it can no longer be used. However, if you purchase our compatible cartridges for this model, the chips are set to show the correct ink levels!

      Answered on 12/15/2014 by Shoshana
  • Compatible CLI-226 Cyan Ink for Canon

    Q:

    What is the storage temperature minimum?

    I am worried about shipping these cartridges to a very cold environment, up to -20 degrees F.

    What is the storage temperature range for these cartridges?
    Asked on 11/26/2014 by Jim

    1 answer

    • A:

      We have not tested the cartridges in that low of a temperature before, but it sounds like a great experiment! They should be just fine; if you are willing to try then we would be happy to set this order up for you. Please call in at 888-321-2552 and you can ask for me, Shoshana. We would guarantee this cartridges if this does not work out and would love to track the progress!

      Answered on 11/26/2014 by Shoshana
  • Canon PGI225 & CLI226 Compatible Ink Set of 12

    Q:

    Half of this available?

    A lot of the work I do is on the laser. I cant use this much at one time. Looking for about half on this item.

    Thank you

    Harris
    Asked on 10/6/2014 by Harris from Fairport NY

    1 answer

    • A:

      Thank you so much for contacting us. Unfortunately we do not offer this bundle in a half size. We only have this 12 pack or offer the cartridges individually for purchase.

      Answered on 10/7/2014 by Shoshana
  • Canon PGI225 & CLI226 Compatible Ink Set of 12

    Q:

    I don't want that many blacks. I have a separate printer for black only, but I do want an extra magenta.
    Asked on 7/3/2014 by Barbrann from Magdalena, NM 87825, USA

    1 answer

    • A:

      The bulk set is bundled packaged so there is no way for us to change what is inside. There are quantity discounts available when you buy cartridges individually however, depending on how many you're needing of each.

      Answered on 7/27/2014 by Allaina
  • Canon PGI225 & CLI226 Compatible Ink Set of 14

    Q:

    Is this Cartridge Ink with cip?
    Asked on 6/19/2014 by Kei

    1 answer

    • A:

      Thank you for contacting us! Our compatible PGI225 & CLI226 ink cartridges contain a brand new chip which allows you to track your printer ink levels.

      Answered on 6/24/2014 by Valentina
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Canon Compatible PGI-225 Pigment Black Ink
 
4.8

(based on 1958 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (1686)

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    (197)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (28)

  • 2 Stars

     

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98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good value (109)
  • Easy to install (89)
  • Vivid printouts (63)
  • Easy to replace (48)
  • Clean replacement (44)

Cons

  • Smears (4)

Best Uses

  • Graphics and photos (56)
  • Occasional use (54)
  • Everyday documents (49)
  • High volume printing (39)
  • Photos (30)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (74), Frequent user (52), Quality oriented (52), Infrequent user (12), Heavy duty user (3)
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    • Personal (162), Business (28)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Canon compatable

Great price. Just tried one cartridge. Good color. Easy to insert. Received shipment in 3 days Works just like OEM cartridges

Great price. Just tried one cartridge. Good color. Easy to insert. Received shipment in 3 days Works just like OEM cartridges

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

THE COMPANY SUCKS! THE PRODUCT IS FINE!

I use this product for every day use and it seems to print as well as does the Canon brand. I only know this because I had previously ordered this ink from 4INKJETS. That...Read complete review

I use this product for every day use and it seems to print as well as does the Canon brand. I only know this because I had previously ordered this ink from 4INKJETS. That said, because of the TWO WEEK delay on receiving said ink, I have yet to use the ink from 4INKJETS, as I had to buy ink from another store while awaiting delivery from 4INKJETS.

It will be awhile before I am able to use this product from 4INKJETS because I have to use up the ink that I had to BUY AGAIN so...I am unable to comment on whether or not my new order from 4INKJETS will work as it had in the past. I am hoping it will but if for some reason it does not, I guess I will be stuck with the ink as it will be too late to return it.

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5.0

Excellent company all around!

By Richard

from undisclosed

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Comments about Canon Compatible PGI-225 Pigment Black Ink:

I had an issue with this ink one time out of many orders over the years I have been dealing with them. The issue was resolved via an e-mail and a new ink was sent which I have had no problem with. A very nice customer service.

 
5.0

Product is good as well as the service provided.

By Richard

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Compatible Canon PGI-225 & CLI-226: 1 Pigment Bk PGI-225 & 1 Each of CLI-226 Bk, C, M, Y (Set of Ink):

Very pleased with the product and service. I had one clog in all the years I have used all these inks and the issue was addressed and resolved very quickly (they sent out a new replacement). A good company to do business with at lower prices and customer service is efficient and professional.

 
1.0

I had to buy a new printer so I will not be ordering from yo

By Richard

from undisclosed

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Comments about Canon Compatible PGI-225 Pigment Black Ink:

I believe your ink ruined my printer because no longer clean the nozzles and therefore would not print

 
5.0

Best ink cartridges

By Warren

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Comments about Canon PGI225 & CLI226 Compatible Ink Set of 14:

Cartridges work perfectly.

 
5.0

Fast Service and great product.

By Carole

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Comments about Compatible Canon PGI-225 & CLI-226 Ink Set: 1 Pigment Bk PGI-225 & 1 Each of CLI-226 Bk, C, M, Y, G:

Great service and great products. I will be ordering again and again.

 
5.0

My favorite supplier for ink cartridges.

By Samuel

from undisclosed

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Comments about Canon PGI225 & CLI226 Compatible Ink Set of 14:

This collection is just right -- all the colors, including GRAY!

 
5.0

I'll be a repeat customer for sure!

By David

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Comments about Canon PGI225 & CLI226 Compatible Ink Set of 14:

So glad that my computer guru referred you to me. Like many, I had heard that using printer cartridges not made by the manufacturer could invalidate the printer warranty, so I've been buying expensive Canon cartridges for years. Your product came well-packed and works great! I'll be back for more!

 
5.0

One or a Dozen

By John

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Comments about Compatible CLI-226 Cyan Ink for Canon:

Whether ordering a single or several cartridges the service is always quick and on time. Makes buying ink so easy. Thanks. J. Mikkelsen

 
5.0

I would highly recommend this company to anybody.

By Peter

from undisclosed

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Comments about Canon PGI225 & CLI226 Compatible Ink Set of 12:

I have used this company's products for many years and never had an issue. Even when I changed my printer they gave me credit when I returned my unused cartridges for my original printer which I was able to use to buy spare cartridges for the new one. Also great customer service and always friendly to deal with.

 
5.0

I've been buying these 2 ink sets for as long as I've had my

By Rose

from undisclosed

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Comments about Canon PGI225 & CLI226 Compatible Ink Set of 12:

I've been buying these 2 ink sets for as long as I've had my printer. Your service is great. Delivery is always quicker than you say. My only suggestion would be to offer a "mix and match" where we would be allowed to buy 4 of one color, 2 of another, none of whatever only because I go through some colors faster than others. I will continue buying from you.

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