Cartridges are the heart and soul of the printer and there is no way to make a printer work without ink cartridges. You can choose printer which have the most amazing techniques and features to upgrade the system and what not but when you find out that you have missed buying the cartridge, you will be doomed until you get that installed. Canon is a great brand and when you find out that PG245 is a great model to have from the brand because, the ink Canon PG245 is compatible with is absolutely amazing in quality.
Inkjet printers are basically sold at cheap cost and in many cases even at loss. The printer manufacturers never go through any profit or suffer loss as we all know because the manufacturers know the fact that most of their money will come from the ink cartridges that the customers will buy after buying the printers. Smart marketing, they knows pretty well that an expensive inks will get them much more money than an expensive printer. Instead you can choose cheap inks for Canon printers.
Replacement or re-manufactured ink cartridges can work wonder as well because it does not offer you one but two of the important things. Lesser known is the fact that the amount of ink in the average cartridge has shrunk dramatically. The branded inkjet cartridges runs out of ink quickly but Canon is known for its efficiency and quality. The vendors of clone ink have to put in production the exact same cartridge, often with an embedded chip that tells the printer who made the cartridge.
Most shoppers searching for a replacement ink cartridge for their inkjet printer are seeking a color cartridge. In addition to black, color cartridges come in RGB (Red, Green and Blue). In case of Canon PG245 ink cartridges, you can go for both replacement and the original ink cartridges as they are both efficient and quality friendly.