Just after HP upgraded the firmware version of the printer which using HP 902 ink cartridge, people all over the United States were in the dilemma of not finding HP 902 ink cartridge.
Why is HP 902 so hard to find?
The old HP 902 ink cartridge will not be recognized by the printer after the firmware upgrade, resulting in a large number of HP 902 ink cartridges off the shelf. The old HP 902 ink cartridge needs to be equipped with the latest version of the chip, but the new version of HP 902 ink cartridge can not meet the market demand.
At present, people all over the country are looking for HP 902. This firmware update not only limits the third-party consumables, but also worse to HP itself. People all over the country are accusing HP of compulsory upgrade. However, after venting their dissatisfaction, the problem that the printer can’t be used without HP 902 has not been fundamentally solved.
Where to buy the newest version of HP 902?
Beside the HP, there are some third-party online consumables retailers selling the latest version of HP 902xl ink cartridge. Compared with the HP original one, it is more cost-effective and affordable from third-party consumables retailers like v4ink, Smart Ink and FASTINK. Here is their detailed introduction.
V4INK HP 902 902XL Compatible Ink Cartridge (Newest Chips) 4-Piece Combo Pack
Feature: 【Lastest Chip Version】: v4ink 902 Ink Cartridges are equipped with the most up-to-date version of the chip and work perfectly with all compatible printers, including printers with the latest firmware (Released in December 2020). All v4ink replacements for 902 902 XL ink cartridge are strictly tested with industry quality control processes to work flawlessly and last for a long time.
902XL. Smart Ink Cartridge Replacement for HP 902 XL (4 pack), Compatible
Feature: Always the Latest Chip Version: Smart Ink cartridges are equipped with the most up-to-date version of the chip and work perfectly with all compatible printers, including printers with the latest firmware (released in December 2020)
FASTINK Compatible HP Ink Cartridges Replacement for HP 902 XL 902XL with Upgraded Chips High Yield for OfficeJet Pro 6954 6960 6962 6968 6975 6978 Printers 5-Packs(2 Black,1 Cyan,1 Magenta,1 Yellow)
Feature:【New Generation chip】Upgraded chips and developed cartridge set, instantly recognized by compatible printer, show same printing effects as original.
ONEINK Compatible Ink Cartridge (Newest Chips) Replacement for HP 902XL 902 902 XL Ink Cartridge to use with Officejet Pro 6960 6961 6968 6970 6971 6974 6975 6978 6979 Printers (1B, 1C, 1M, 1Y)
Feature: Upgraded Version Chips: Newest intelligent chip (Nov,2020) to ensure fully working compatibility with your printer. Make sure that printing effect is the same as original
Inktopia Remanufactured Ink Cartridges for HP 902XL 902 XL (Updated Chip) for HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 6962 6968 6975 6960 6970 6950 6954 6979 6951 Printer (Black, Cyan, Yellow, Magenta)
Feature: The cartridges are built with the latest 2nd-generation chip design which allows the display of accurate ink levels and printing without interrupt error messages. These chips is certified to work on all models using the #902 cartridge series.
Others third-party consumables like: EJET, MYINK and PRETINK also have the latest version of HP 902 product list, but the product status is currently unavailable. If you need the newest version of HP 902 cartridge urgently, the above compatible ink cartridge will be your best choice.