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  • Compatible Cartridges
Viking has a fantastic selection of printer ink cartridges and toner for a number of leading printer brands, including Canon, Epson, HP and Lexmark. We also sell accessories such as fax ribbons and specialty ribbons and rollers. Browse our selection of printer ink cartridges and toners using the menu options above and buy online today.

Common sense for your printer

All of our compatible cartridges come with a 2 year product warranty and 100% satisfaction guarantee, and they can be used as a direct replacement for the product originally supplied by your printer manufacturer.

Common sense for your pocket

Our compatible cartridges cost less than the best-selling OEM equivalent. Unlike the economy cartridges available on the market, Office Depot compatibles are filled with the same amount of ink and toner as the original capacity cartridge to give you the best value for your money.

And on the subject of saving things...

Common sense for the planet

When you purchase an Office Depot compatible cartridge, you're actually saving around 3 pounds of plastic and metal waste from going into landfill. Additionally, all empty inkjet or toner cartridges you recycle with us will be sent for remanufacturing or offered an end of life solution that complies with our zero landfill policy.

Toner FAQ

What's a compatible cartridge?
Compatible, or remanufactured, cartridges have been reprocessed from an original equipment manufacturers (OEM) empty core. The process differs depending on who's making the compatible cartridge and what materials they're using, so you'll be pleased to know our cartridges are produced to stringent quality control standards using lab-tested components. We're out to ensure absolutely consistent OEM-equivalent performance.
What's the process?
First, empty cartridges are disassembled and inspected, and key components are replaced when necessary. Since wear and tear of the OPC (Organic Photo Conductor) affects final print quality, we only use new drums in our cartridges to ensure OEM-equivalent results.

After being filled with premium toner powder, 100% of our cartridges are tested on the production line prior to packaging. Our cartridges are then sealed and inserted into a static-resistant bag to ensure they arrive to you free from leaks and ready to install.

Finally, all worn out toner parts and used packaging material are recycled.

Is a compatible cartridge inferior to a new one?
There should be no difference, either in print quality or page yield. Our compatible cartridges only contain high-quality raw materials, and we work with an independent organization to certify our products under ISO 19752 and ISO 19798 standards for page yield testing.
What if I experience a print quality issue, Tony?
If a cartridge doesn't meet your expectations, tell us. Notify a customer service representative and return the cartridge and a page sample showing the print quality problem in the box it came in. We'll evaluate it and see about a replacement.
Will using compatible toner cartridges invalidate my equipment warranty?
Don't worry, the law prohibits manufacturers from voiding their warranty obligations on the grounds that a consumer didn't use the original manufacturer's replacement cartridge.

Additionally, in the event of any damage to the printer caused by the use of our product, Office Depot will pay the reasonable cost of repair, provided that the cartridge and damaged/replaced parts are returned along with a technician's report. Please speak with our customer service representative for more details.
So why don't more people recycle?
Basically, not everyone knows compatible cartridges can perform as well as an OEM. The office products remanufacturing industry has been in existence for around 15 years now and huge advancements have been made in improving the technology involved in producing compatible cartridges. Now, with the added focus on green public procurement, more and more users are realising they're not just meeting their corporate social responsibility agenda with compatible cartridges, they're actually getting extra value for money too.
Am I really helping the environment by using compatible?
Yes! An estimated 100 million laser printer cartridges are produced every year, and each discarded cartridge adds approximately 1.36 kilos of unnecessary waste to our landfills. Re-engineering this waste into compatible cartridges saves an estimated 113,000 cubic meters of landfill space. Office Depot understands the importance of protecting the earth's natural resources, and we are proud to offer you products that meet international standards of environmental management.

Ink FAQ

What's a compatible cartridge?
Compatible or 'remanufactured' cartridges have been reprocessed from an original equipment manufacturer's (OEM) empty cartridge. The process differs depending on who's making the compatible cartridge and what materials they're using. So you'll be pleased to know ours are produced to stringent quality standards. We're out to ensure absolutely consistent OEM-equivalent performance.
What's the process?
Once a used empty OEM cartridge is received through our recycle program, it is visually inspected for any physical damage to the casing and circuitry. Approved cartridges are then thoroughly cleaned, refilled with new ink and print tested to assess key performance and print quality criteria. All of our production is done under strict ISO9001 Quality and ISO14001 Environmental standards.
Is a compatible cartridge inferior to a new one?
Office Depot inkjet cartridges are remanufactured to match the original in both print quality and page yield performance. That's why Office Depot remanufactured inkjet cartridges give you more value for your money.
What if I experience a print quality issue, Tony?
If a cartridge doesn't meet your expectations, tell us. Notify your customer service representative and return the cartridge for a replacement.
Will using compatible cartridges invalidate my equipment warranty?
Don't worry, following pressure from The European Union & the American Fair Trade laws, the OEMS's are not allowed to void a printer warranty for using remanufactured inkjet cartridges.

Additionally, in the event of any damage to the printer caused from our product, Office Depot will pay the reasonable cost of repair, provided that the cartridge and damaged/replaced parts are returned along with a technician's report. Please speak to a customer service representative for more details.
So why don't more people recycle?
Basically, not everyone knows compatible cartridges can perform as well as the original. The office products remanufacturing industry has been in existence for around 15 years now and huge advancements have been made in improving the technology involved in producing compatible cartridges. Now, more and more users are realising they're not just meeting their corporate social responsibly agenda with compatible cartridges, they're actually getting extra value for their money.
Am I really helping the environment by using compatible?
Yes. An estimated 400 million inkjet printer cartridges are produced every year, waste that takes as long as 1,000 years to decompose. However, a remanufactured inkjet cartridge can be reused up to five times!

Moreover, every inkjet cartridge requires an estimated 0.6 litres of oil to manufacture from new. By using a remanufactured inkjet cartridge, you save 1.7 litres of oil and save the Earth's limited and extremely valuable resources. Re-engineering these into compatible cartridges is really making a positive impact on the environment.

Office Depot understands the importance of protecting the Earth's natural resources, and we are proud to offer you products that meet international standards of environmental management.

The rules of Printer Etiquette

It makes a racket, it’s huge, and you don’t really know what any of those buttons do. But a printer is something your office just needs. With one piece of monster equipment between you all, it’s crucial that you follow the rules of printer etiquette:

Printer

1) Print your stuff, in your time

Ink is the precious gold of the office. It is not to be wasted for any man. Printing a boarding pass is bad. Printing your CV is pure scandal! We call it danger printing here, to be avoided at all costs.

2) Be wary of watchful eyes

Reviews, payouts, warnings, and private emails should be for your eyes only. Pressing print and forgetting all about it is a dangerous game, so be sure to leg it over to that printer faster than Bolt the moment you’ve pressed the ‘print’ button.

3) Keep it churning

Just because you’ve proudly printed the 230 page report you’ve been working on for the entire month, doesn’t mean all common courtesy has to be chucked out the window. If you’ve used the last sheet of A4, don’t you dare walk away without refilling that tray!

4) Go monochrome

Yes, we’re sure your Powerpoint had a wonderful complementary green and blue colour scheme, but does that matter if you’re just bringing the print-off to a meeting? Using colour is the oldest trick in the book for making a thin piece of wok look more impressive. But we’re not falling for that anymore! Use your common sense and go black and white.

5) Join the queue

If you know a colleague needs to print something quickly, pressing ‘print’ on your monthly report is just plain mean. Unless it’s urgent, be a good British worker, and head to the back of the queue.

6) Don’t be a printer spy

Something emerged from the printer and it’s definitely not what you’re waiting for. Do you glance over it? Is that your name?! Just as you shouldn’t slyly eye somebody’s email over their shoulder, anything that flies out the printer should be avoided. Simply turn it over and go on with your gossip-free day.

7) Get it right the first time

Serial printers are the worst. You print it once and the margins aren’t right, a second and you spot a typo. Just one more? But then you notice that the spacing isn’t the same. Save your paper, your time, and your printer ink by looking at the piece on your screen first.

8) 11 is the magic number

Everybody knows that anything above 12pt is just greedy. Yes, maybe you’ve had to ‘flesh out’ your work with some planet-sized letters, but your boss will see straight through it.

9) Never. Ever. Comic Sans.

It’s not 1997 anymore. You’re not writing an invitation to a clown birthday party. It’s time to grow up, and with that, your font needs to follow suit. Say goodbye to the curly, bubbly, and colourful fonts and get some professionalism on the go.

10) Recycle, reuse, reduce.

Your company may print enough pages a day to build a paper house for the piglet in the nursery rhyme, but you can still be the eco warrior of your office.

So here you are, the ten rules you should all be following to keep printer peace in the office!