How to determine counterfeit inkjet HP and Epson cartridges

 

The counterfeit HP cartridges have used contacts. Don't confuse them with compatibles. All
compatibles are original hp cartridges refilled, so they are used. Counterfeits are fake because
they resemble originals (they packed in non distinguishable package). For checking, before
using them check the contacts. They also have scratches and cracks.


 


 

The second label is the original. More bright colors, and the EPSON logo in different font.