The 10 Best Printers With The Cheapest Ink

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This wiki has been updated 8 times since it was first published in December of 2018. If you're not using one of these printers with the cheapest ink, there's a good chance that you're significantly overpaying every time you run dry. We've gone to the trouble of checking out the prices of replacement cartridges, so you can pick a model from this selection that suits your needs, and trust that you won't have to remortgage your house just to print some photos. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best printers with the cheapest ink on Amazon.

10. Canon Pixma TR4520 Wireless All-In-One

9. HP Envy 5055 Wireless All-In-One

8. Epson Workforce WF-2860

7. Brother MFC-J480DW

6. HP Envy Photo 7855

5. Epson Expression ET-2750 Wireless

4. Epson Expression Premium ET-7700

3. Canon Pixma TS9520 Wireless

2. HP Envy Photo 7120

1. Epson XP-7100 Expression Premium Wireless

Editor's Notes

January 09, 2019:

Given the fact that most of these companies design their printers to be relatively inexpensive with the hopes of hooking you on their ink, it's tough to guarantee that the prices of replacement cartridges will hold where they are. Still, the choices here are among the most affordable when it comes time to re-up. HP and Epson have a number of entries, with Epson's EcoTank inkwell system a pretty smart way to keep costs down.


Daniel Imperiale
Last updated on January 10, 2019 by Daniel Imperiale

Daniel Imperiale holds a bachelor’s degree in writing, and proudly fled his graduate program in poetry to pursue a quiet life at a remote Alaskan fishery. After returning to the contiguous states, he took up a position as an editor and photographer of the prestigious geek culture magazine “Unwinnable” before turning his attention to the field of health and wellness. In recent years, he has worked extensively in film and music production, making him something of a know-it-all when it comes to camera equipment, musical instruments, recording devices, and other audio-visual hardware. Daniel’s recent obsessions include horology (making him a pro when it comes to all things timekeeping) and Uranium mining and enrichment (which hasn’t proven useful just yet).


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