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Cold callers illegally sold Aussie farmers 1,700 years worth of printer ink

Lee D Silver badge

$44 a cartridge?

My last printer lasted 12 years and didn't use $44 of toner or other parts in all that time. And it had a replacement drum and roller for that cost too.

Damn, I miss that Samsung laser printer, but there's only so long you can keep an Intel NetPort Express (with its 386SL chip inside) running to convert the Centronics port on the printer to be a network-addressable printer.

It's replacement, which is a mono wifi laser with NFC, smartapps and all sorts, cost less than $100 in equivalent money too.

They could have bought several hundreds of modern printers for the cost of that ink.

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