'Cost per page' provides a unit cost per print, giving you a like-for-like value to help you compare prices across brands.

For your convenience, cost per page information can be found on Officeworks' shelf edge prices. Cost per page information should be used as a guide only.

'Page yield' refers to the number of pages (based on an average 'test page') a cartridge can print before it runs out.

The cost per page for an individual toner cartridge is calculated using the page yield of that cartridge. The value pack's cost per page is calculated using the average yield of the cartridges in the pack.


What is Cost per Page?
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How has the Cost per Page amount been calculated?
What is page yield?
What are the ISO test pages?
What if no Cost per Page is displayed?
Does the Cost per Page calculation differ between inkjet and laser printers?

The current international standards used by brands to measure page yield are:

HP Laser Mono: ISO/IEC 19752, Colour: ISO/IEC 19798
Brother Laser Mono: ISO/IEC 19752, Colour: ISO/IEC 19798
Fuji Xerox Laser Mono: ISO/IEC 19752, Colour: ISO/IEC 19798
Canon Laser Mono: ISO/IEC 19752, Colour: ISO/IEC 19798
Samsung Laser Mono: ISO/IEC 19752, Colour: ISO/IEC 19798
HP Inkjet: ISO/IEC 24711
Brother Inkjet: ISO/IEC 24711
Fuji Xerox Inkjet: ISO/IEC 24711
Canon Inkjet: ISO/IEC 24711
Samsung Inkjet: ISO/IEC 24711

Officeworks has sourced cost per page information from its suppliers who currently use an international standard to measure cartridge page yields. For more information refer to the supplier websites or the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) website.

International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) links
ISO 19752 http://www.iso.org/iso/home/store/catalogue_ics/catalogue_detail_ics.htm?ics1=37&ics2=100&ics3=10&csnumber=34911
ISO 19798 http://www.iso.org/iso/home/store/catalogue_tc/catalogue_detail.htm?csnumber=50015
ISO 24711 http://www.iso.org/iso/home/store/catalogue_tc/catalogue_detail.htm?csnumber=50016
ISO 24712 http://www.iso.org/iso/home/store/catalogue_tc/catalogue_detail.htm?csnumber=50017