KIP 3000, KIP 3100, 7100, 7170 - What's the difference in cartridges?

The KIP 3000 (SUP3000-103), KIP 3100 (SUP3100-103), KIP 7100 (SUP7100-103), and KIP 7170 (SUP7170-103) are laser toner cartridges that look almost identical with similar pricing. We are often asked, "What's the difference between all four cartridges?"

Let's take a look at the differences between each toner cartridge for use in KIP wide format printers, plotters, and copiers.


SUP3000-103

  • Used in the KIP 3000 and KIP 3002 wide format printers and plotters.
  • 300 grams (0.3 kg) per cartridge
  • The laser toner cartridge head is black with a blue label.
  • This toner cartridge will not fit in the KIP 3100, 7100, or 7170 wide format printers.
  • This cartridge does not require a chip for the laser printer to recognize the cartridge.

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SUP3100-103

  • Used in the KIP 3100 wide format printers and plotters.
  • 300 grams (0.3 kg) per cartridge
  • The laser toner cartridge head is gray with a red label.
  • This toner cartridge will not fit in the KIP 3000, 7100, or 7170 wide format printers.
  • This cartridge does not require a chip for the laser printer to recognize the cartridge.

SUP7100-103

  • Used in the KIP 7100 wide format printers and plotters.
  • 300 grams (0.3 kg) per cartridge
  • The laser toner cartridge head is black with a dark gray label.
  • This toner cartridge will not fit in the KIP 3000, 3100, or 7170 wide format printers.
  • This cartridge does not require a chip for the laser printer to recognize the cartridge.

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SUP7170-103

  • Used in the KIP 7170 wide format printers and plotters.
  • 400 grams (0.4 kg) per cartridge
  • The laser toner cartridge head is black with a predominantly white label.
  • This toner cartridge will not fit in the KIP 3000, 3100, or 7100 wide format printers.
  • This cartridge does require a chip for the laser printer to recognize the cartridge.


DID YOU KNOW ...

We make our KIP toner cartridges right here in Rochester, New York. The toner cartridges are manufacture by us, so you don't have to worry about getting a used cartridge which is just refilled with toner.  

Being a direct manufacturer also has its perks.  


The main difference between the KIP 3000, 3100, 7100, 7170 toner cartridges is each one has a unique head design. It doesn't allow the cartridges to be used interchangeable between wide format printers.  

We hope this clears up any confusing why there are various KIP toner cartridges that look similar.

Our Sales Team is here to help! Contact Us If you're having trouble finding the correct toner cartridge for your wide (large) format printer, plotter, or copier.