With all the great PIXMA PRO-100 bundles lately, many readers are asking how much you can expect to get from selling their PIXMA PRO-100. The answer (no surprise) is not much, if you’re trying to sell the entire printer. That’s because the heavy weight of the printer (50+ pounds) makes it very cost-prohibitive to ship, and your local market may not be large enough to sustain a steady sale of the printer.
Luckily, there are consumable components of the printer that represent most of the value of the printer. As a plus, they’re small and easy to ship, so you can take advantage of a larger market. The print head fetches about $70 when still sealed (eBay Completed Sales, Amazon Listings), and the full ink tanks fetch about $90-$100 (eBay Completed Sales). After shipping and seller fees, you can expect to net $120-$130 for these printer parts. As long as you’re willing to deal with the mail-in rebate and the time to list, sell, and ship your parts, printer bundle deals are some of the best ways to save on Canon gear.
UPDATE: Some readers have asked if the PIXMA PRO-100 comes with full ink cartridges or “starter” ink. It comes with full ink cartridges. This has been well-studied by weighing full and empty cartridges; the “with printer” cartridges are identical in weight (before and after) to retail cartridges.
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Check out the following great printer bundle deals still live (many for this weekend only):