Colour Us Pissed: This Video Shows How Printers are Designed to Waste Your Money on Ink

Scams are usually found attached to an email announcing your claim to a billion dollars in a Nigerian bank account or on a weight loss blogger’s Instagram page – not inside your printer.

As one good samaritan has pointed out, however, you may be throwing away hundreds of dollars in ink every month because of the way Epson’s 9900 series of printers utilize cartridges. In the video below, you’ll see how, on average, 120 millilitres of ink are wasted for every 700 millilitre cartridge. Cheeky planned obsolescence!

If you still use a printer in 2015, this’ll severely grind your gears…