Cartridge prices starting at $8.99

The Brother MFC-5490CN is an all-in-one device that lets you print, scan, copy, and fax with more convenience. It is a space saver, which measures 17.3 x 8.7 x 15.9 inches, making it ideal for home or small office use. It can print at up to 6,000 x 1,200 dpi and at speeds up to 35 ppm black and 28 ppm color. It also features a built-in 10/100 base-TX networking, which makes sharing the device easy. If you’ve got this printer, continuously enjoy its features by making sure it does not run out of ink. Stock up on ink cartridges—choose Carrot Ink’s compatible ink cartridges. Our compatible Brother LC61BK offers high-quality prints and consistent page yield at a lower cost than its genuine counterpart. Check out our listing below for the exact replacement ink cartridge that you need.

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  1. Brother LC61 Compatible Ink Cartridge 10-Pack Combo
    Brother LC61 Compatible Ink Cartridge 10-Pack Combo

    Contains 4 Brother LC61 Black, 2 Brother LC61 Cyan, 2 Brother LC61 Magenta, and 2 Brother LC61 Yellow Compatible Ink Cartridges.

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How to Replace Cartridge(s)

  1. Open the ink cartridge cover.
  2. Press down to unlock the release lever, and then pull out the empty ink cartridge.
  3. Remove the new ink cartridge from the bag.
  4. Turn the green knob on the yellow protective cap clockwise until it clicks to release the vacuum seal. Then, remove the protective cap.
  5. Insert the new ink cartridge in the direction of the arrow on the label.
  6. Push the new cartridge gently until it clicks into place.
  7. Close the ink cartridge cover.
  8. Wait until the printer resets the ink dot counter before you start printing.


Frequently Asked Questions


Can I still use unopened compatible ink cartridges even after a year?

Yes, you can. Our compatible ink cartridges can last up to 2 years provided they are stored in a cool, dry place and away from direct sunlight or any lighting source.


What if I receive a defective cartridge—will you offer a replacement for free?

Yes, we will. Just let us know so we can process the return and replacement right away, all shipping costs are on us.


I do not have a credit card—how can I pay for my ordered items?

If you do not have a credit card, you can choose other payment options such as Paypal, money order, and check. Contact our Customer Service Department to know more about our payment options.