Hi Ron! Watch out, there's another gotcha with that HP 1000 printer (and maybe other printers too), even if you get the right ink cartridge model number. The ink cartridge also has to match the country of origin of the printer, and THAT info doesn't even appear on the packaging of the ink cartridge as far as I can see.
We bought our HP 1000 printer at Wal-Mart in Manzanillo 2 years ago. Later we brought some #122 cartridges down from the US, to save quite a bit of money. They were the right model number, genuine HP, not 3rd party, not refilled, etc. But the printer refused to use them. I forget the exact error message, but when I searched online I discovered this issue has bit plenty of other people.
So now we just have to buy the ink here in Mexico and the printer is happy. It was an annoying and somewhat expensive surprise. Why do they do this? Maybe licensing issues, maybe counterfeiting issues; I don't know. But surely they could have made this more clear in the printer instructions and/or the ink packaging???
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