Installation Guidelines of HP 80A/HP 80X Toner Cartridge

CF280X scenario

HP 80A/HP 80X toner cartridge, known as CF280A/CF280X toner cartridge is one of our best collection for Monochrome black-and white printer. Their quality printing performance impresses the printer users with their high efficiency, durability and standard color calibration.


As you may notice, both CF280A and CF280X toner cartridge can be applied into some same printer models. What’s the distinction? Any difference in their function? CF280X is a high-yield version compared with CF280A general version. CF280X is able to achieve in yielding 6900 pages, while CF280A can produce 2700 pages. Their listed page amount depends on the test criteria: 5% coverage on each A4 paper. Do they print out the exact pages as advertised? Beware that the actual amount ought to be referred to the contents you attempt to print.

Specification CF280

Printer List:

Printers for CF280A toner:

HP Pro 400 M401 M401a M401d M401dn, M401dne, M401dw, M401n; HP Pro 400 MFP M425dn M425dw Printer.

Printers for CF280X toner:

HP P2050 P2055 P2055d P2055dn P2055x; HP Pro 400 M401 M401a M401d M401dn, M401dne, M401dw, M401n; HP Pro 400 MFP M425dn M425dw Printer.

Note: Besides the toner volume, there are a few models such as HP P2050 P2055 P2055d P2055dn P2055x that only CF280X can fit in. Just double-check the printer model prior to purchase.

Installation Video

*Friendly reminder:

  1. Gently shaking the toner cartridge from side to side before installation will improve the printing quality.
  2. Blank pages will come out if you don’t pull out the protective seal tape from the toner cartridge before installation
  3. DO NOT touch the BLUE roller part.


Keep the toner cartridge in a moderately dry and cool place. Once the cartridge is opened, please use the toner cartridge regularly lest the toner powder get clogged, which affects the printing result.

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The Difference between CF280A and CF280X Toner Cartridge

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Many printer users attempts to figure out the difference between CF280A (HP 80A) and CF280X (HP 80X) toner, and eager to opt for an adaptable one for intended use. Let’s jumpstart to have a quick review.

Life Circle

The definition of “A” and “X” stands for the toner volume. CF280A is a standard cartridge with 2700 pages, whilst CF280X is a high-yield cartridge able to yield out 6900 pages. The specific amount of the pages accords to the contents that users intend to print. The advertised page amount was tested in conformity to industrial criteria: 5% coverage per A4 /Letter-size black-and white paper.

Applicable Printer Model

Apart from the capacity, the secondary difference lies in their compatible printer lists.

Printers for CF280A toner:

HP Pro 400 M401 M401a M401d M401dn, M401dne, M401dw, M401n; HP Pro 400 MFP M425dn M425dw Printer.

Printers for CF280X toner:

HP P2050 P2055 P2055d P2055dn P2055x; HP Pro 400 M401 M401a M401d M401dn, M401dne, M401dw, M401n; HP Pro 400 MFP M425dn M425dw Printer.

Are they totally compatible with your printer? Be aware that models such as P2050 P2055 P2055d P2055dn P2055x can only be used with CF280X toner rather than CF280A toner. If installed into the incorrect printer model, the printer won’t accept it by presenting the unfit notification.


Does a high-yield cartridge cost more than the standard one? Yes, but you get more pages than you expected for the general cartridge. See below chart and you will know which one is much more preferable.



There is no difference between them in installation section. Don’t forget to take the first 3 preliminary steps as they are to guarantee the normal function and best result of the toner. If the black papers or sealing tape isn’t removed, the printer will not print anything but a blank page given.


Special Test

Both v4ink CF280A and CF280X compatible toner cartridge has been undergone a stringent quality screening procedure with regards to temperature range, life circle, humidity, drop test, meeting the industrial ISO/IEC19752 production specification. V4ink provide 2-year warranty with professional methodical support to ensure each customer have a joyful experience.

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