Canon Pixma iP4850 Ink Cartridges

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Sets of ink cartridges for the Canon Pixma iP4850 printer

Compatible 2 Black & 3 Colour Canon PGI-525 / CLI-526 Ink Cartridge Multipack - (Replaces Canon PGI-525PGBK/CLI-526BK/C/M/Y)
  • Pack of 5 ink cartridges
  • Premium brand recycled ink cartridges

    Made using recycled Canon cartridges, these premium brand cartridges are a direct replacement for the Canon versions.

    Manufactured to strict quality standards, our premium cartridges produce high quality prints and are very reliable — in fact, we use them in our offices and recommend them to friends, family and other businesses.

    Note that by using these cartridges, you will not be invalidating the standard warranty on your Canon printer.

    As with everything we sell, they are covered by our 100% money back guarantee.

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341 pages
660 photos
207 photos
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1 £16.32 (£19.58 inc VAT)
2 £14.48 (£17.38 inc VAT)
3+ £13.69 (£16.43 inc VAT)
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341 pages
660 photos
207 photos
204 photos
202 photos
£16.32 (£19.58 inc VAT)

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2 £14.48 (£17.38 inc VAT)
3+ £13.69 (£16.43 inc VAT)

Black ink cartridges for the Canon Pixma iP4850 printer

Cyan ink cartridges for the Canon Pixma iP4850 printer

Magenta ink cartridges for the Canon Pixma iP4850 printer

Yellow ink cartridges for the Canon Pixma iP4850 printer

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  • Where are the ink cartridges for the Canon Pixma iP4850 with a chip?

    Chipped Canon iP4850 cartridges

    All of the cartridges we list above for the Canon Pixma iP4850 come ready to use with a fitted chip regardless of whether or not they are genuine or compatible ink cartridges.

    Answered by Paul Miller (Staff Member) - almost 5 years ago
  • What is the best way to purchase genuine Canon ink cartridges for the Canon Pixma iP4850? I find the lists quite confusing.

    Buying genuine Canon iP4850 inks

    You can easily identify the genuine Canon Pixma iP4850 ink cartridges because they will have the words 'Genuine Canon' written next to the product image in contrast to the compatible inks which have 'Premium brand ink cartridge' written beside the product image. Genuine Pixma iP4850 inks will be in the official Canon box and packaging. Also, if you click on an item that you're interested in the product description should tell you whether you're buying genuine or compatible Canon ink.

    Answered by Vicky Lush (Staff Member) - almost 5 years ago
  • Hello, can you tell me if the life expectancy of photo prints using your compatible Canon Pixma iP4850 cartridges is the same as with using Canon's own cartridges?

    Durability of compatible Pixma iP4850 ink

    We cannot guarantee that our compatible Canon Pixma iP4850 ink will match the exact specification of genuine Canon ink which has its own patented formula. However, as long as they are stored in the correct conditions, (somewhere cool and dry and out of direct sunlight) then there's no reason why the compatible inks should fade.

    Answered by Nichola Ansbro (Staff Member) - over 4 years ago
  • I've run out of colour ink cartridges for my Canon iP4850 printer. Can I use Canon CLI-426 cartridges and, if not, what other cartidges can I use in my printer apart from CLI-526?

    Colour ink cartridges for Pixma iP4850

    The Canon Pixma iP4850 printer can only use Canon CLI-526 colour ink cartridges, other options such as CLI-426 ink cartridges aren't available because they aren't compatible with this printer. There is a PGI-525PGBK black cartridge for printing text but for colour printing you must you CLI-526 inks. We supply these in genuine Canon cartridges or compatible ink cartridges made by a third-party manufacturer.

    Answered by Paul Miller (Staff Member) - over 4 years ago
  • Hello , I need a set of cartridges for my Pixma iP4850 printer. Are they in stock and what would be the price, delivery mode, method of payment and period for delivery? Your reply will be appreciated. Thanks Nathan Morris.

    Buying Canon iP4850 inks

    Yes, all of our Canon Pixma iP4850 ink cartridges are currently in stock and available to buy through the website or over the phone with free next working day UK delivery. Secure payments can be made with most major cards including MasterCard, Visa and Amex. All prices and the stock status for products is displayed on the right-hand side of the page beside each product and might be subject to change. We currently have two full sets of Canon Pixma iP4850 ink cartridges available to order. The genuine Canon iP4850 ink cartridges are the official Canon supplies whereas the premium brand compatible iP4580 ink cartridges are made by a third-party manufacturer. Please follow the links below to see either of these cartridge sets for the Pixma iP4850 and current prices:

    Genuine Canon PGI-525 & CLI-526 ink cartridge mutipack:

    Compatible Canon PGI-525 & CLI-526 ink cartridge multipack:

    Answered by Euphemia Milner (Staff Member) - about 2 years ago
  • Hello , many thanks for your email reply to my first question. This will be the first time I've needed to address ink shortage for the Pixma iP4850 printer I bought approximately three years ago as I haven't done much in the way of printing, obviously. The additional question I would like to ask is whether I have a choice of cartridge change or do I use the method of continuous ink change I've just come across? Do you sell this continuous ink method as well as cartridges if I wished to use this instead? Thanks, Nathan Morris.

    Replacing Canon iP4850 printer ink

    The Continuous Ink System (CISS) is a method of printing that's only possible if your printer has been adapted so that it can use a continuous flow system. CISS systems and their consumables are only made and distributed by aftermarket companies and Cartridge Save doesn't supply any inks for use with Continuous Ink Systems, nor are these systems supported by Canon. We only supply the regular Canon Pixma iP4850 ink cartridges or compatible iP4850 inks which act as a direct replacement for Canon cartridges. The Pixma iP4850 uses a five ink system with two black cartridges and three separate colour cartridges for cyan, magenta and yellow. All five of these separate PGI-525 and CLI-526 ink cartridges must be installed in the correct slots and have remaining ink in order for your printer to work under normal circumstances. This method of printing is the only one we can cater for in terms of supplying the correct ink cartridges.

    Answered by Euphemia Milner (Staff Member) - about 2 years ago
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Buying iP-4850 ink cartridges takes a handful of minutes, if you compare it to the job of calling plus checking out each provider in the area to find your replacement supplies. We have already completed all of the background work so that you can order all the replacement ink cartridges classified as compatible to use in the iP 4850 inkjet printer.

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Canon Pixma iP4850 Printer Review

Expert review of the Canon Pixma iP4850 printer 26 February 2014

Our Verdict:

Canon have stripped down the iP4850 to its bare bones, to reveal a super-efficient inkjet that's capable of producing high quality prints on a variety of media formats. What may disappoint some users is the limited support the printer has with portable media devices such as memory cards and USB keys. It does, however, have a PictBridge port so you can connect directly from your digital camera.


The Canon iP4850 inkjet printer doesn't stand out in the looks department and is quite bulky for a home all-in-one device. There are two main paper compartments - a telescopic tray at the rear and a cassette at the front, both of which can handle 150 sheets. Canon has kept controls on the printer to a minimum with just a power and paper feed function. There's also a PictBridge port at the front and a single USB connection at the rear to connect to the printer. Using the CD or DVD printer function is simple, with the disks simply slotting into a tray at the front.


Print quality is fantastic and is far better than most all-in-one mid-level printers. The Canon iP4850 can handle text and graphic documents with ease. Photographic prints are equally impressive with images looking vibrant and punchy. The ability to print on a range of different media such as a CD or a DVD, t-shirt transfers and stickers is a great feature and perfect for the creative types.


Considering the Canon iP4850 inkjet printer is designed to print photographs it comes as a surprise that the standalone device doesn't support memory cards or USB drives which may disappoint those who want to print directly from a phone or a non-PictBridge supporting camera. The Pixma printer could also benefit from an LCD display screen and better control functionality on the device itself.