Ink efficiency, the amount of ink that printers use up through regular maintenance and installation, will have an effect on your page yields. If you're shopping among the different printer manufacturers to find the best model for you, here's the scoop on how they measure up in terms of ink efficiency.
Some of the most recognized printer manufacturers include Epson, HP and Canon. These printer manufacturers vary in how well their equipment handles ink efficiency. According to an independent study by SpencerLab Digital Color Laboratory commissioned by HP, Epson printers use more than twice as much ink as HP printers when it came to ink efficiency. The Canon printers used nearly twice as much ink as HP printers.