Saturday, June 23

Ink Jet Ink, Cost Per Gallon

Chanel #5 costs more than ink, but not much else does.

Approx. PriceEquivalent Price in $/galConversion factors
Crude Oil$60/barrel$1.091 barrel=55 gals
Refined gasoline, supreme unleaded$3.90/gal$3.90
Bottled water, Calistoga at 7-11$1/500 ml$101 gal=4.53 L
Starbucks Latte, 16 oz.$4/16 oz.$321 gal=128 oz
Blood (if you can get it)$100 to $200/pt$800-$16001 gal=8 pts
Cristal Champagne, 1999$300/750 ml$1,8121 gal=4.53 L
HP Inkjet ink, black #14$23/23ml$4,5301 gal=4530 ml
Chanel #5$100/0.25 oz$51,2001 gal=128 oz

1 comment:

Cornpoppy said...

Hey Cold Chilli - I work at Kodak and we agree with your ink table. It just shouldn't be! We launched a disruptive inkjet line that strikes at the heart of this issue. Kodak's inks are pigment based (not dye-based), last longer, and are up to half the cost of competitors cartridges. Ink cost comparison data is at:
Also check out this light hearted video that drives home the point!
Enjoy! tom