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Genuine or OEM (Original) Cartridges Remanufactured Cartridges Compatible Cartridges
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?
Ink Cartridges Toner Cartridges
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.

Compatible Toner for HP 55A Black, 6,000* Pages (CE255A)

Reg. Price $115.99

Our Price $34.99

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Buy 3 or More Black for $33.99 each (save $3.00+)
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Description

InkCartridges.com offers compatible brand laser toner cartridges to replace the Hewlett Packard CE255A / HP 55A black laser cartridge exclusively designed for your HP printer. These compatible cartridges are not manufactured by HP and are not remanufactured. Our compatible brand replacement laser toner cartridges are built entirely from new parts, and are of the highest caliber. All compatible products are backed by a 2 Year Guarantee and comes with fast shipping!

Specifications

Item Code Product Type Printer Brand Model Name Ink Color Cartridge Yield Type Page Yield Cost Per Page Shelf Life
CE255ACTA Toner Cartridge HP CE255A Black Standard 6,000* 583.17 cents 36-48 Months
*Average cartridge page yield in accordance with ISO IEC 24711

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  • LD Remanufactured CE255X / 55X HY Black Laser Toner for HP

    Q:

    I have been trying to order this item for over a month and the message is still the same "Backordered"! When will I be able to order it?
    Asked on 10/3/2014 by Chuck

    1 answer

    • A:

      Thank you so much for checking with us! We have actually updated this item to: CE255XCTA. The CE255XCTA is in stock and ready to ship out! I am sorry the delay in this item.

      Answered on 10/3/2014 by Shoshana
  • LD Remanufactured CE255X / 55X HY Black Laser Toner for HP

    Q:

    When will this item be back in stock?
    Asked on 10/2/2014 by StarShine from Berkeley, CA, USA

    1 answer

    • A:

      Thank you so much for checking with us! We have actually updated this item to the CE255XCTA. This item is in stock and ready to ship today!

      Answered on 10/3/2014 by Shoshana
  • LD Remanufactured Black Toner Cartridge for HP 55A

    Q:

    Item is backordered and clearance. Are you still taking orders? I would be interested in one or two.
    Asked on 9/19/2014 by blueman

    1 answer

    • A:

      Thank you so much for checking with us! Unfortunately that item is no longer available, we only carry the compatible: CE255ACTA. This item is in stock and ready to go!

      Answered on 9/22/2014 by Shoshana
  • LD Remanufactured CE255X / 55X HY Black Laser Toner for HP

    Q:

    Is the Toner remaining gauge accurate?

    Hey, I bought this cartridge....It's super well engineered and seems to work beautifully for the most part but it suddenly out of the blue one day went from registering 80% to 10% toner remaining on the HP MFP M521dn's toner gauge....And the sudden drop in toner registered right after I printed a simple 10 pg. text doc. Is it possible the device just isn't registering the amount of high yield toner left in my LD high yield cartridge?
    Asked on 9/6/2014 by Info from NY

    1 answer

    • A:

      You are correct! These remanufactured toners will not register the correct amount of toner. This is due to the used chips on the item. However, the toner should continue to print the correct amount of pages. The page yield on this item is 12,500. Please keep in mind that this page yield is based on a 5% coverage rate. If you are printing full page documents you typically get about have the page yield.

      Answered on 9/8/2014 by Shoshana
  • LD Remanufactured Black Toner Cartridge for HP 55A

    Q:

    What is the return policy for this cartridge?
    Asked on 7/8/2014 by Diane from St. Joseph, MO, USA

    1 answer

    • A:

      All of our products are covered under a 1 year warranty. Simply give us a call at 1-888­-321-2552 in case of any issue and we will take care of you.

      Answered on 7/23/2014 by Allaina
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LD Compatible CE255X / 55X HY Black Toner for HP
 
4.3

(based on 28 reviews)

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88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Awesome toner for great price

These toners are very good. Probably among the top refurb toner we use at our company. You may come accross 1 or 2 defective toners once in a while in which case 4inkjets.com is...Read complete review

These toners are very good. Probably among the top refurb toner we use at our company. You may come accross 1 or 2 defective toners once in a while in which case 4inkjets.com is more than helpful to get it replaced with a 1 year warranty. Which is again, awesome.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Be caucious of these cartridges

We have had two of these cartridges get stuck in two of our printers; same model printers and same LD cartridges. The only way to get the cartridge out is to use a long...Read complete review

We have had two of these cartridges get stuck in two of our printers; same model printers and same LD cartridges. The only way to get the cartridge out is to use a long screw driver and turn the right wheel of the printer cartridge until it comes lines up with the metal device in the printer. It took me a while to figure this out but finally got it out. I have had no issues with other LD print cartridges, only this particular cartridge. I am now only purchasing HP for these printers (P3015).

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5.0

Would buy from 4Inkjets again.

By JAMES

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about LD Compatible CE255X / 55X HY Black Toner for HP:

Works great & priced right compared to OEM cartridge

 
5.0

I would buy this again.

By Marjorie

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about LD Compatible CE255X / 55X HY Black Toner for HP:

Price is the best. Work's just like an expensive one. No Problems

 
5.0

Top quality at a discount price

By William

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about LD Compatible CE255X / 55X HY Black Toner for HP:

Works great. Glad I bought them. Top quality at a discount price.

 
5.0

As a small business the cost savings is fantastic !!

By Greg

from Portland Oregon

Verified Buyer

Comments about LD Compatible CE255X / 55X HY Black Toner for HP:

We are new to your site . We use the product's for a small business , we are so happy so far with the product and the savings is fantastic !! We were paying 3 times as much before we switched , so glad we found your site. Thank's for everything !!

 
1.0

exchange needed

By Ting Liu CPA PC

from Houston, TX

Verified Buyer

Comments about LD Compatible CE255X / 55X HY Black Toner for HP:

We are long time LD Products customer, but this time we bought two toners, and one is bad, toner come out, the print outs has big black strips on it, we need a replacement.

Service and delivery comments:

good

 
5.0

very fast shipping , i will shop here again!

By robey

from chillum ,md

Verified Buyer

Comments about Compatible for HP CE255X HY Toners - 5 Pack:

product is accurate and works well.

 
4.0

Speedy Delivery & Toner Cartridge works Great

By waw

from Mass

Verified Buyer

Comments about LD Compatible CE255X / 55X HY Black Toner for HP:

Speedy Std. Delivery & Toner Cartridge works Great .. Good pricing..
Do wish that there was a procedure to return & recycle used cartridges using same box with a prepaid return sticker. Perhaps present as a purchase option at cost.

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3.0

Arrived in time

By user

from Illinois

Verified Buyer

Comments about LD Compatible CE255X / 55X HY Black Toner for HP:

Arrived promptly. My only concern is that one of the cartridge boxed had been opened. Not sure if this will affect the product. Will see what happens.

 
5.0

Perfect

By Mimi

from Chicago

Verified Buyer

Comments about LD Compatible CE255X / 55X HY Black Toner for HP:

I am extremely happy with LD Products and this cartridge is not an exception. Works great.

 
5.0

Excellent Replacement for HP 55x

By docjj1

from Williamsville, NY

Verified Buyer

Comments about LD Compatible CE255X / 55X HY Black Toner for HP:

This is an excellent replacement for the original 55x cartridge. It works flawlessly with equivalent print quality. Highly recommended.

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*Average cartridge page yield in accordance with ISO 19752.