HP Deskjet 5500 Ink Cartridges

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Sets of ink cartridges for the HP Deskjet 5500 printer

Genuine High Capacity HP 56 / HP 57 Ink Cartridge Black & Tri-Colour Multipack - (SA342AE)
  • Pack of 2 high capacity ink cartridges
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Best value Genuine

4.8p per page

For most cartridges this is based on 5% coverage on A4 paper. These numbers are based on manufacturer quoted values and are for comparison purposes only.

520 pages
500 pages
19ml
17ml
1 £49.23 (£59.07 inc VAT)
2 £47.36 (£56.83 inc VAT)
3+ £46.56 (£55.87 inc VAT)
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Best value Genuine

4.8p per page

For most cartridges this is based on 5% coverage on A4 paper. These numbers are based on manufacturer quoted values and are for comparison purposes only.

520 pages
500 pages
19ml
17ml
£49.23 (£59.07 inc VAT)

FREE next-day delivery

1
Multi-buy discount
2 £47.36 (£56.83 inc VAT)
3+ £46.56 (£55.87 inc VAT)

Black ink cartridges for the HP Deskjet 5500 printer

Colour ink cartridges for the HP Deskjet 5500 printer

Photo colour ink cartridges for the HP Deskjet 5500 printer

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  • I've bought several original cartridges from you but now I'm thinking of trying compatibles again (had a bad experience with another supplier). Can you reassure me on the performance of compatible ones? Lots of people say 'steer clear' but the cost of originals is now prohibitive.

    Compatible cartridges for Deskjet 5500

    We offer a 30 day no quibbles return policy so if you order the compatible Deskjet 5500 cartridges and are for any reason unhappy with the purchase you can claim your cash back. Simply contact a member of our award winning customer service team to advise of the problem you're experiencing and they'll provide a returns number for you to return the cartridges.

    When you consider the savings you can make by using compatible cartridges alongside our excellent returns policy you'll hopefully come to the conclusion that it's worth taking the time to try them.

    Answered by Nichola Ansbro (Staff Member) - over 5 years ago
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HP Deskjet 5500 Printer Review

Expert review of the HP Deskjet 5500 printer 10 April 2012

Our Verdict:

The HP Deskjet 5500 is one of the highly praised products aimed at users in need of a simple colour inkjet printer for their personal printing needs at home or in their small office. It is an affordable device that promises high-quality printouts and low cost ink cartridges, but it is still sub-par in terms of speed.

Design

Its sleek semi-bubble-shaped design fits the aesthetic of the modern home or a small office. The Deskjet 5500 is user-friendly, with minimal buttons arranged neatly in a column. There is a print cancel button so you can instantly stop print jobs in the queue and save paper. The printer is rather heavy at 11.5 pounds.

Advantages

When printing on photo paper, the resolution can be optimised to 4800x1200 dpi. The HP Deskjet 5500 has an onscreen ink level indicator so you can tell whether it is time to buy replacement cartridges or not. You can easily integrate the printer in a small network of computers because of its optional networking feature. Both Mac and PC devices are compatible with the HP Deskjet 5500. Inks are also economical, making the printer cheap to run in the long-term.

Disadvantages

The HP Deskjet 5500 is only speedy in draft or fast mode, but becomes very sluggish in best mode. Because of the flimsily-designed paper tray, this printer is no stranger to paper jams. It is also noisy when printing in draft mode. The cartridges for HP Deskjet 5500 are quite expensive.