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  • Ink & Toner Basics
  • Number of Pages & Shelf Life
Cartridge Type
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.

Reg. Price $65.99

Our Price $49.99 Per Carton

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Description

Discovery multipurpose 8.5""x11"" paper is a 5000 sheet package of quality office printing paper. This premium multipurpose paper is a jam-free office supply perfect for high quality printing. Take advantage of this 5000 sheet, 20 lb package of white 8.5 x 11"" paper with a brightness rating of 97. Compatible with copiers, fax machines, laser printers, and multifunction machines.

Paper Weight 20 lbs.
Brightness Rating (US) 97
Paper Color(s) White
Post-consumer Recycled Content Percent 0%
Sheets Per Unit 5000
Machine Compatibility Copiers, Fax Machines, Laser Printers, Multifunction Machines
Size 8 1/2x11

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Specifications

Item Code Manufacturer Manufacturer Part Number Brand Name Packaged Quantity Product Type Color Media Weight Print Technology Brightness Percentage Brightness Standard Compatibility Recycled Additional Information
SNA12534 Grupo Portucel Soporcel 12534 Discovery 5000 / Pack Copy & Multipurpose Paper White 20.00 lb Laser 97% 97 GE/110 ISO <ul><li>Copier</li><li>Fax Machine</li><li>Multifunction Printer</li></ul> No <p>161 CIE</p>
*Average cartridge page yield in accordance with ISO IEC 24711

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DiscoveryDisovery Premium Multipurpose Paper, 97 Brightness, 20lb, 8-1/2 x 11, White, 5000 Sheets/Carton
 
4.7

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4.0

Works for me

By KB007

from Beaverton, OR

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Comments about Discovery Disovery Premium Multipurpose Paper, 97 Brightness, 20lb, 8-1/2 x 11, White, 5000 Sheets/Carton:

Paper was in great shape, got to my home fast and broke even because I saved on gas from having to drive (puss carry out) from one of the big box office co.

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5.0

Same as I would get anywhere at less cost

By OfficeJunkie

from Undisclosed

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Comments about Discovery Disovery Premium Multipurpose Paper, 97 Brightness, 20lb, 8-1/2 x 11, White, 5000 Sheets/Carton:

This paper was shipped lightening fast, same quality paper I would buy anywhere, only cost less even against office supply sales prices

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5.0

This product is a great value!

By Sheila47

from Pittsburg, CA

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Comments about Discovery Disovery Premium Multipurpose Paper, 97 Brightness, 20lb, 8-1/2 x 11, White, 5000 Sheets/Carton:

A case of paper of high quality for a bargain basement price, delivered to my door free! What more could I ask?

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