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HP 40 Black Ink Cartridge (51640A)

HP 40 Black Ink Cartridge (51640A)

Item: 452730    Model: 51640A

HP 40 Black Ink Cartridge (51640A)
4.0stars
( 36 reviews)
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  • Yields up to 1,100 pages
  • Fade-resistant color provides superior results and brilliant, true-to-life images that last for generations
  • The unmatched reliability of original HP ink cartridges means consistent convenience and better value
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HP 40 Black Ink Cartridge (51640A)
 
3.9

(based on 38 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (4)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Clean replacement (23)
  • Dries quickly (17)
  • Long cartridge life (14)
  • Easy to replace (13)
  • Sharp tones & colors (13)

Cons

  • Short cartridge life (6)
  • Too expensive (5)

Best Uses

  • Professional documents (14)
  • Graphics & charts (13)
  • Everyday documents (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Frequent user (23), Heavy duty user (6), Infrequent user (6)
    • Primary use:
    • Business (31), Personal (3)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

I buy this product quite often.

Toner is great - easy to use and not messy.

Too bad it is not available in stores!

Toner is great - easy to use and not messy.

Too bad it is not available in stores!

VS

Most Helpful Negative Review

 

Good Quality but Built-In Obsolescence

Ok - first for the good points - these cartridges (black & colors as well) are super easy to replace in my machine (HP Business Inkjet 1100) and they seems to perform...Read complete review

Ok - first for the good points - these cartridges (black & colors as well) are super easy to replace in my machine (HP Business Inkjet 1100) and they seems to perform quite well. I've never had an QC issues with one, and I've had my printer for at least 2-3 years now.

The not-so-good? These cartridges have an 'expiration date' chip in them, and the printer will not print once the expiration date is reached, even if there is still ink in the cartridge. I use my color printer occasionally (I use my b&w laser much more frequently), and I've had to toss out cartridges that are 80-90% full (and even an unused one) because some arbitrary expiration date has been met. That's ridiculous! They're too expensive to just be tossing away because HP wants you to fork out new money for 'fresh' ink. I think HP should recognize that consumers are smart enough to decide when the ink is no longer good. Definitely don't stock up on these unless you go through them frequently!

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4.0

Hp 40 Ink Cartridge

By John McRorie

from jacksonville Fl.

Verified Buyer
This customer has reached Intern level on the Staples.com Leaderboard

Comments about HP 40 Black Ink Cartridge (51640A):

Order Hp 40 ink cartridges at staples, the price was right and it was easy. using there online web site and shipping was great had the item next day. So I was not down waiting for the ink, for our plotter.

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5.0

Plotter ink

By HBeachDeb

from Huntington Beach

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This customer has reached Associate level on the Staples.com Leaderboard

Comments about HP 40 Black Ink Cartridge (51640A):

Very good on ink and value. Last through many prints.

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5.0

hp 40 black ink cartridge (51640a) by hp

By charlie@dindodrafting.com

from Barre, Vermont 05641

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This customer has reached Intern level on the Staples.com Leaderboard

Comments about HP 40 Black Ink Cartridge (51640A):

This is a great cartridge it for my HP 450 ink jet large printer it will last for 3 months. We print a lot of large drawings.

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4.0

Manufacturer's Standard

By Bmann

from New Berlin, IL

About Me Infrequent User

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Clean Replacement
  • Dries Quickly
  • Easy to Replace

Cons

  • Too Expensive

Best Uses

  • Graphics & Charts

Comments about HP 40 Black Ink Cartridge (51640A):

we use this cartridge in an HP designjet 450C plotter.

  • Primary use:
  • Business

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5.0

Keeps our Plotter Plotting!

By HayesPlayes

from Spokane, WA

About Me Heavy Duty User

Verified Buyer
This customer has reached Intern level on the Staples.com Leaderboard

Pros

  • Clean Replacement
  • Dries Quickly
  • Easy to Replace
  • Sharp Tones & Colors

Cons

  • Too Expensive

Best Uses

  • Professional Documents

Comments about HP 40 Black Ink Cartridge (51640A):

Thank you

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HP Multipurpose Paper, 8 1/2in. x 11in., Case
Item: 814178
Model: HPM1120

HP Multipurpose Paper, 8 1/2in. x 11in., Case

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  • 96 US / 107 Euro Bright

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HP Multipurpose Paper, 8 1/2in. x 11in., Ream
Item: 814186
Model: HPM1120

HP Multipurpose Paper, 8 1/2in. x 11in., Ream

Reviews for HP Multipurpose Paper, 8 1/2" x 11", Ream
4.5stars
(2292 reviews)
  • 20 lb.
  • 96 US / 107 Euro Bright
  • Featuring ColorLok™ technology for faster drying, bolder blacks and uniform vivid colors
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