HP Admits Wrongful Advertisement

The continuation and, obviously, the end of the story with HP false advertisement. In the advertisement of LaserJet CP3505, HP claimed the printer “only require replacement toner throughout its life. And nothing else”.

This gave Kyocera grounds to bury HP to Advertising Standards Agency, which found that the claims were untrue, because each toner cartridge also included attached drums and consisted of around 60 individual parts. Cartridge for LaserJet CP3505, apart from toner, contains around 70 per cent of the printing mechanism, including drum and cleaners.

HP admitted the advertisement was basically wrong and removed the questionable phrases from it.

Here are the originators of the fuss:

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