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Nimbie Sidekick NK50V Print Costs test report

How We Estimate Printing Costs on Ink Usage Per Disc


Test Result

Printer model EPSON Artisan 50 EPSON L800
Prints of a set of ink cartridges 600 discs 3000 discs
Cost of each print $0.14 USD $0.04 USD


Testing Process

  • After printer installation is completed, removed the original ink cartridges and replaced with a new set of cartridges.
  • Select a desired image to print, start printing until all ink cartridges are empty. When a certain color runs out of ink, the number of copies printed is recorded before replacing a new cartridge.
  • Total ink cartridges used / total prints = prints of each set of ink color.
  • Total cost of ink usage / total prints = cost of each print.


Test Envrionment

  • Temperature and Humidity:
    24° C/75° F at 35% humidity
  • Media:
    Inkjet Printable CD/DVD
  • Print Mode:
    Printer CD/DVD Default Mode
  • Software:
    EPSON Print CD & MyNK50V
  • Printer:
    EPSON Artisan 50 Inkjet Printer
  • Ink Cartridge:
    EPSON Artisan 50 Inkjet Printer / High-Capacity Multi-Pack Color (T077920)
    EPSON L800 Inkjet Printer / (T673***)
  • Image Printed:



  • Cost of discs is not included in the cost of print.
  • Cost of ink may vary depending on printing conditions, print modes, and medias.
  • Actual number of copies printed for each color may vary depending on print modes, printed image, interval time of printing, printing conditions, and printer maintenance frequency.
  • To protect printer heads and ensure print quality, inks are used for cleaning when the printer is turned on.
  • Cartridge cost is calcualated with the average of market prices.
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