For the second week of the HP Ink Challenge I chose to print the Revolt October Guide which is about 20 pages long. It includes a lot of color and some pictures so I thought it would be a great one to compare. One printer uses refill ink and the other uses HP ink. The HP ink is still the best. Last week I noted that the black box had some streaking with the refill ink whereas the HP ink had no streaking. This week I noticed streaking with the other colors as well. HP ink prints are still streak free.
Each week I print the same documents to see if the ink changes in quality over time. I did notice this week that the picture of the baby with the HP ink is way better. The refill ink picture has some fading especially with the brown. Just after week 2 of this it's clear that the HP ink offers a better quality print right from the start. It will be interesting to see if this quality lasts until the end.
I received two free HP Deskjet 3510 printers and supplies as well as a gift card to purchase refilled cartridges from HP in order to participate in the Ink Challenge. All opinions and views expressed are my own.