HP 414A and HP 414X Toner Cartridge look similar. Can they be mix in the same printer? What is the same and difference between them? Let’s find the answer together.
Compatible Printer model
The compatible printer model of HP 414A standard yield and HP 414X high yield are the same. The following are the printer models they compatible to:
HP LaserJet Pro M454dn Color Laser Printer
HP LaserJet Pro M454dw Color Laser Printer
HP LaserJet Pro M479fdn Color Laser Printer
HP LaserJet Pro M479dw Color Laser Printer
HP LaserJet Pro M479fdw Color Laser Printer
Since the HP 414A and 414X are compatible for the same printer model. Many people wonder whether they can be mixed in the same printer? The answer is yes, you can use the 414X black toner cartridge together with the 414A color toner cartridges. Most people use black more than the color cartridge. They need to use an extended life black cartridge.Therefore, mixing the 414X black together with the 414A color toner cartridge would be a better way to save money.
As we all know, “X” means more capacity and more toner the cartridge contain. The most different between HP 414A and HP 414X toner cartridge is their page yield and their service life.
|Series||Black Toner Cartridge||C/M/Y Toner Cartridge|
|HP 414A Standard Yield||2400 pages||2100 pages|
|HP 414X High Yield||7500 pages||6000 pages|
Whether it’s color or black, the page yield of HP 414X High Yield toner cartridge is 3 times than the HP 414A Standard Yield Toner Cartridge. That means the service life of HP 414X is 3 times longer than the HP 414A. If you don’t want to change the cartridge frequently, or if you print more page in your daily life, It will be better to select HP 414X High yield toner cartridges.
Cost per page
Cost per page (CPP) is determined by dividing the cost of that printer cartridge by the printer cartridge’s page yield. Through the cost per page, we can find out which product has better cost performance.
The cost per page comparison of OEM HP 414A/X Black Toner cartridge:
|Black||HP 414A Standard Yield||HP 414X High Yield|
|Page Yield||2400 pages||7500 pages|
|Cost per Page||3.5 cents||2.3 cents|
The cost per page comparison of OEM HP 414A/X Cyan/Magenta/Yellow Toner cartridge:
|C/Y/M||HP 414A Standard Yield||HP 414X High Yield|
|Page Yield||2100 pages||6000 pages|
|Cost per Page||5.2 cents||3.9 cents|
The cost per page of color toner cartridge is higher than the black toner cartridge. The cost per page of 414X high yield toner cartridge, no matter color or black, both lower than the 414A standard yield toner cartridge.
Therefore, choosing the high yield version will be more affordable.
What’ s the best price alternatives of HP 414A and 414X?
V4ink HP 414A (W2020A) Black toner cartridge – DIY version and v4ink HP 414X (W2020X) Black toner cartridge – DIY version are your best price alternative.
V4ink HP 414A/X DIY version with the same page yield as the OEM toner cartridge, which work perfectly with the printer model the same as OEM’s.
You just need to replace the chip from the OEM toner cartridge and install it into v4ink toner cartridge. It’s easy to install and you can save up to 70% by using v4ink toner cartridges.
The cost per page comparison of OEM HP 414A and v4ink HP 414A DIY Toner Cartridge:
|Black||OEM HP 414A||v4ink HP 414A – DIY|
|Page Yield||2400 pages||2400 pages|
|Cost per Page||3.5 cents||1.8 cents|
The cost per page comparison of OEM HP 414X and v4ink HP 414X DIY Toner Cartridge:
|Black||OEM HP 414X||v4ink HP 414X – DIY|
|Page Yield||7500 pages||7500 pages|
|Cost per Page||2.3 cents||0.67 cents|
If you don’t want to replace chip by yourself, v4ink also provide you with a more convenient choice – v4ink Remanufactured 414A/ 414X Toner Cartridges with chip.
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