CISS & Cartridges

Thursday, 16 November 2017  |  Admin
Anatomy of a refillable cartridge

Refillable ink cartridges, just like genuine or compatible cartridges, come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but all work along roughly the same principles. Each cartridge has two inlets, one for ink and one for air, and one regulated outlet, to supply ink steadily to the printer. Most cartridges today also have a microchip which communicates with the printer, to tell it that a cartridge is installed in the printer. We’ll take a look at each of these features in turn.