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Canon - 250 Ink Cartridge - Black

Model: 6497B001SKU: 7064336

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Rating 4.6 out of 5 stars with 1746 reviews

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Quality product but

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    canonprintuser
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    Like razors and razor blades, in ain't the razor that is expensive it's the blades. I have a log running anger at the cost of ink cartridges. If one has only moderate printing use then most people can live with the cost. If, on the other hand, you do a more than a moderate amount of printing, or need hard copies to preserve content for an extended period of time---say for posterity or one's grandchildren---or if there is a need to print photos or color content, then suddenly the cost of $100---$150 printer is amplified to an annual cost level that broaches exasperation. Or....downright expensive. There was a time when Costco offered a reasonably priced refill plan. There was also a time when one could purchase refill kits for the do-it-yourselfers. That cut the printing costs by as much as five times less. Ah, but Canon programmed its new cartridges to not respond to refills. So one has to buy and buy and buy and look for on-line deals or wait for Best Buy to put them on special sale. (Best Buy is the cheapest place to purchase inkjet cartridges.). So....Yes. Canon makes a good inkjet printer and separate cartridge, and Best Buy is my preferred purveyor but it's death by a thousand cuts.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Individual Ink Color Cartridges MAKE SENSE!

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    SpockCO
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    Have you ever been stopped when trying to print a black and white document because your ($60 - $90) "Tri-Color" cartridge had one (or more) of its "wells" run dry? I was just sick and tired of this after dealing with expensive "Tri-Color" cartridge headaches for more than a decade. When I first shopped for new printers last year I found that several brands now utilize 4 (or more) separate ink cartidges for "full-color" printing. I bought the Canon PIXMA MG 5420 and have been VERY HAPPY with ALL of its features and capabilities! AND BEST OF ALL ... The individual color ink cartridges are 20 to 30% of the price of a "Tri-Color" or "XL" Black cartridge!!! ... And, So far, I've only had to replace these (3 out of 5 of the NON-XL) cartridges once(!) entering my second year of ownership of my PIXMA 3-in-1 printer. Yeah, I don't print more than a couple of (to no more than a dozen) pages a week, but at least I haven't had to replace ANY cartridges that just plain WENT DRY sitting in an inactive printer!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    I use a lot of this ink.

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    Snfrank
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    I needed an air printer to print from all of my iproducts so my husband bought the canon mx920. This printer, unlike my old one uses 5 ink cartridges. that was a bit off-putting, but i really do not spend more on ink than i did before, and i use a lot of this ink. Once I purchased the XL size and to my dismay, it did not last any longer than the regular size. For clarification, I did not purchase the XL from best buy. I bought it online. Now, however, I will just run to best buy to make my ink purchases. The cost runs about the same no matter where I purchase it so... And with best buy rewards, I usually end up paying next to nothing for the ink.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    No expiration !?!

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    Karl
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    These go with the Canon Pixma MX922 printer-copier-fax machine. This printer is the first I've seen that actually uses two separate black cartridges: one for plain-black text, and one for color productions. The one is available in a standard 250 and larger 251 capacity; the text black has a jumbo 255 size as well. These are also the first printer cartridges I've seen for ink jets that give no expiration date-provided they are unopened, stored at standard temperature, or seated properly in the printer, they should not dry out, fade or otherwise decompose.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Canon runs dry quickly

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    EvasiveS197
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    I used to do the refills or no-name brands, but had issues with them clogging my head. Granted, this may be due to temperature/environment and/or frequency of printing, I've never really had an issue with OEM cartridges. The downside to this is that I don't think the OEM cartridges print as many pages as the aftermarket, but at least my print head doesn't clog. For an overpriced (because of manufacturer, not the store) brand of ink, it does the job well!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    longevity

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    girlygirl192
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    I already had to replace 1 of these in my printer and I went to the store to get the colors. I figured I might as well get this one too but they only had the 2-pack. I got it anyway. During printing it needed one. So, it's gone thru a whole one of these and has just now had to replace the colors and one color isn't even replaced yet. Also the tiny black one hasn't needed replacing. It's confusing but I'm really glad I bought the 2-pack now.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for home or office

    Posted
    Bnabors
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    I work from home so I print out quite a bit of material. I have a Canon printer copier scanner all-in-one. What I like about this canon ink cartridge is that it notifies me p.m. my computer when the toner is running low and when and where I can purchase it. The print quality is always great with no smudging or bleeding through the other side of the page. It is the quality you would expect from a much more expensive product.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    It works

    Posted
    UpTempoSwing
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    My Canon printer seems to be set up in a way to where only the high priced cartridges sold by Canon work. Cheap generic ones from Amazon perform poorly or dry up too fast. Thankfully, I have little need to print documents today. These Canon cartridges are over priced and don't last long.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Ink!

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    MHMH
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    I suggest using the manufacturer's recommended use of their ink for their printer...why? Because given my experience it always works as it should the first time. In the past I've used other companies for refills that may have worked sometimes. Overall, I believe if someone chooses to spend their time and money to invest in a printer they should use the recommended ink cartridges regardless of the cost.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Convenient OEM 250 ink

    Posted
    BlackGold
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    Shopping for printer ink refill at Best Buy is like purchasing direct from Canon, except more convenient. This purchased item is the same Canon OEM pigment black that would have taken 2 days for Canon to ship to my home, even with FREE shipping. The nearby location of my neighborhood BB is less than 4 minutes drive from home. I like that its price mirrors that from Canon's website, too. Nice!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Don't Care For Canon's Ink Usage Strategy

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    JRMxyz
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    My Canon Printer contains two black cartridges and three other colored cartridges. I don't understand why when one of the black cartridges runs out of ink, they don't just allow the other cartridge to supply black ink until it runs out too. No, Canon doesn't do that. They stop the printer until the cartridge is replaced. It makes no sense, since the other cartridge still has black ink!

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good ink but goes too quickly.

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    Snettig5
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    The ink is of a good quality but does not last very long and it is not inexpensive, either. I recently changed all of my cartridges even though I do not do much printing or very often. Yet, once again, I am being prompted to change some of the cartridges again. I mentioned this to the CS Manager who assisted me when I last made a purchase at the Best Buy store.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good price and worked perfect

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    Art13
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    This ink cartridge I have to bought it since I run out of black ink, the replacement in the printer was very easy and I like that the price is very decent. Only thing is that I have to double check the information since the original cartridge in the printer does not have exactly the same information as in this one.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Works fine, doesnt last a long time

    Posted
    zapatop
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    Canon ink does a fine job but don't expect these little cartridges to last very long. The software showing how much is left is a bit misleading. First half seems to last a long time. the second half vanishes in a few days or weeks, depending on use. When possible force the printer to keep printing even if it says it is out. There is usually more ink left.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Just a back up.

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    RRedbreast
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    I got this as a back up when I purchased the printer. I am not sure when I will need the ink cartridge but when I do, hopefully it will not be dried out. I love that the cartridges cost less than the ones I used on my old HP All-In_One 13 year old printer. I probably should have gotten color back ups as well, but I figured I would use more black ink than colors.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Does what an ink cartridge should do

    Posted
    CBGCP
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    I use these printer ink cartridges in a Canon Pixma MX922. Since they're the same brand, I have no compatibility issues, and the ink status seems to be accurately reflected by the printer. The color produced is satisfactory. The 15% discount on ink for My Best Buy members makes the price sting of brand name printer ink a little easier to bear.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Quality Ink

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    Mike
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    I've been a Canon Ink Jet user for over 20 years. The ink is more expensive than third party alternatives, but the consistent quality justifies it for me. Purchased at local Best Buy - for no more than online and no two-day wait.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent shopping experience.

    Posted
    Herb
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    My deepest heartfelt gratitude to the Geek Squad(Tim/Mgr.) and the crew assisting in the procees of exchanging the defective Canon Pixma MX922 printer. The printer was/is an invaluable tool I'm utilizing in finalizing my WIFES final personal/financial affairs. GOD bless your staff. Sincerly, Herb Wood, Farmington Hills,MI

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    OEM, quality as expected

    Posted
    EvasiveS197
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    Got this as a replacement. More pricey than a no-name refill, but my last printer's ink head jammed up using a no-name. Hoping for better results this time. Best recommendation would be to make sure to print something once a week, and don't put it in severe dry, hot, or cold to help prevent clogging the head. My last one was in a California garage.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best Price

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    TexasSunshine
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    Checked online, big box and chain stores to find that Best Buy had the best price for the printers cartridges I use. After talking to friends, I learn that Best Buy also had the quickest into store, purchase and head home time. I prepare newsletters, invitations, brochures, etc., so I print a lot. Best Buy is now my go to place for printer cartridges.

    I would recommend this to a friend