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Canon - 245 Standard Capacity - Black Ink Cartridge - Black-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.6 out of 5 stars with 1696 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good standard black ink

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    BigAl
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    I use an inexpensive Canon Pixma printer scanner and plain copier paper to print reference material that doesn’t need to be presentation quality. I print draft quality to save ink, and medium/good quality for anything I need to turn in. The ink lasts for quite a lot of draft/good quality text only prints. I need to print a series of high quality black/white text compositions for a project soon. It was recommended I use a laser printer, but I’m going to test it out with my Canon Pixma inkjet with the 245 ink printing to HP premium matte presentation paper. This paper is cardstock thick and has a chemically enhanced substrate on the print-to side. I will see whether the black ink will print the text and lines as sharp as I need it to. Also, these cartridges have not ever streaked before running out of ink.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Plain and simple....a great value

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    bumble14075
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    This is the first time in almost 10 years that I have bought a replacement ink cartridge instead of buying a new printer. Printers have become so reasonably priced, it is usually cheaper to buy a printer with cartridges than the replacements themselves. Thankfully this is now not true. I grabbed this cartridge at a very low price and don't have to recycle another printer. Cannon cartridges are great and easy to install. The store had them in stock and I was on my way. Glad the price has finally gone down. Exchange discount on the old cartridge as well. Works perfectly and does the trick for me.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Ink at affortable price

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    Lynvaler
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    I have always been using laser cartidge for my HP printer as I want bold and clear prints esp on tax returns I prepare, but they are pricey compared to regular ink. A friend gave me a Canon printer last Christmas that came with a regular ink. I was hesitant to use it to print my tax returns afraid it will have those Tiny dots in the printout, I was amazed how clear and prints like from a laser cartridge. Am very happy with this ink and I suggest getting the XL to get much more yield for just few dollars more.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Good Performance - Poor Capacity

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    LeftRedWinger
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    Purchased a new Canon printer in late December. Printer works well, but even with infrequent (weekly) use I burned through the black cartridge provided with the printer in just a month. Giving them the benefit of the doubt (perhaps the provided cartridge was of a 'starter' variety), I purchased a replacement, Again, with minimum use I went through this cartridge in just over a month, Canon print quality is good, but the cartridges don't last. I do not recall my replaced H/P printer using ink this rapidly.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Decent product for the price

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    SatisfiedStudent
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    I previously bought the PG 245 cartridge, and that has surprisingly lasted me quite a while ( of course using grayscale rather than black), and recently got the ink low message. I can't afford to run out of ink on a Sunday night when something's due the next day so I decided to go with the 245 XL, I figure the regular one lasted me this long so will the other one. WIth the rewards program discount it's not a bad buy compared to other places where it literally costs double.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Ink Cartridge easy installation

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    jackefay
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    I was very pleased with my purchase the customer service rep made it easy to do business with Best Buy. I see Bust Buy as a not hassle company their employees are eager to help in any department you need help in. I find when you need assistance they don't respond to you as to this is not my department and leave you hanging, they make sure you get to the correct department for your specific need. Thank You Bust Buy for great customer service.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    The safe way to go...

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    GoldLeader
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    Having tried the refilling ink cartridges route, I can state that this is not a very good idea because even though it is cheaper to refill than to buy a whole new cartridge, one takes a risk in ruining the printer itself when one opts to refill. This name brand cartridge may be on the pricey side but it is dependable and does what you need it to do.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good Performance - Low Capacity

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    killian
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    I purchased a new Canon printer. The printer works well, but with infrequent use I went through the black cartridge provided with the printer in just over a month. I purchased a replacement, but again, with minimum use I went through this cartridge in a couple months. Canon print quality is good, but the cartridges doesn't last very long.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    simple, easy to open packaging, quality product

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    Andy
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    the sales clerks/best buy associates were busy helping other customers (busy time of day) and I did not want to bother/interrupt so finding the location of the item was somewhat challenging, however when I did find the area- I was awed by the selection available. I read the easily available summary of the product and in this case went with lower price and was completely satisfied when I installed the cartridge and started using it about 2 months ago now

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Canon ink

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    Anita
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    I have the cannon 2920 printer. I bought specifically due to the price of the ink and usage reviews. I had to replace my Kodak ink after a couple of home work assignments. The canon ink cartridges last a long time. I have printed slides for each week of class approx 20 pages each and this is week 8 just needed more and I had bought this ink at the end of last year and used on occasion throughout the summer.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Good ink easy to change out

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    TechMan23
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    This is the real deal genuine Canon ink. It always costs more to go with the "real" ink that goes with your printer. That's how they make their money. Sell the printer at a loss to get you to overpay for the ink which has a higher profit margin. Best Buy has the best price for it and will keep you using the good stuff with the least pain to your wallet. And well... you do get what you pay for. It's easy to replace and it always works.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Versatile

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    Shirleyt
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    It's the first time I've ever found an extremely cheap ink that fits multiple printers, and the printers are very reasonable and good quality, so i was surprised that they weren't either extremely expensive, or so super trash they don't work. They're not exclusively high end by any means, but that's a different review. To the point, good quality, inexpensive, and fits multiple good printers? What miracle is this??

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great at printing black!

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    Danny
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    Who knows... I get points for reviews to my account so I’m filling this out. Ink doesn’t last long, but which does? When it’s filled it works and prints paper with words in black, like black ink should. Does it fill the whole in my heart that my mother left, no, but that would be asking a lot from black ink whose main purpose is to print words into paper, which again this does well.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    most unhappy

    Posted
    terry
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    The Canon ink was purchased for my home computer the end of February 2016. How much printing would I have to do to run out of ink a month later? Quite a lot I suspect. I am already getting the signal that I am low on black ink. Given the cost of ink it would be cheaper to buy a new printer - certainly not a Canon. I guess Best Buy can't be responsible for the quality of Canon printer ink, but I am certainly unhappy.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Mixed feelings

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    Twishy
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    Although the print quality is great with this ink, I didn't seem to get very many prints out of the cartridge. I should have kept track of the number of pages I printed with it before the ink ran out, but I'm certain that it wasn't worth the price I paid. In that respect, I was very disappointed. Again, the print quality was great but, for the average home printer, I question the cost effectiveness.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    ink

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    nina3000
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    I like this ink but price is too expensive! But I do believe customers service could be a lot better.At the Best Buy located inside Southland Mall you have to find someone to help you!Also the wait in very long! When i buy large items i never receive a bag because they say they ran out! I would like help when i need it! It seems to be a ongoing situation! I have this problem every time i visit that location!

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A genuine Canon ink cartridge means high quality

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    Patty
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    I have always used the Canon ink cartridges for our printer with great results. Recently I tried the refillable ink cartridges from an online company, they arrived with ink spilled all through the package. I will never try that again! I will always use the Canon ink cartridges that I can depend on for quality and performance!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great ink cartridge for the price

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    joshuatrent
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    I needed a new ink cartridge for my canon printer. After looking at reviews online, I chose the Pg-245 ink cartridge mainly because the people who gave their opinion on it were very glad they chose this product...as am I. Easy to install and after many uses since I purchased this product, it is showing no sign of wearing out. Great ink cartridge for the price at Best Buy.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good, cheap, reliable

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    Pwq4356
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    This is the standard black printer ink for my under-$50 Canon inkjet printer. Since I don't print high-quality documents using this printer, the ink lasts a fair amount of time using the Draft quality setting. For a cartridge that's about $17-18 at Best Buy, it does the job for b&w text printing on your average white paper at about 90 brightness rating.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Decent ink, decent price, could last longer.

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    soulsenator
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    This is my 3rd purchase of the same PIXMA ink in under 6 months, only because I use the Canon printer frequently for work. Ink quality (black) appears to be good, if not a little on the pricey side. Knockoffs would certainly be cheaper. I find that the ink warnings start before they should vs. page capacity stated on product, but I've used worse. Overall a good product.

    I would recommend this to a friend