[kwlug-disc] recommendations for an entry-level double-sided laser printer?
ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com
Mon Mar 23 12:58:21 EDT 2009
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I've got a Lexmark C520 (non-duplex) which works very well with Linux
(supports PCL6). The only problem is that it seems to go through
consumables *much* more quickly than what they are rated for. Does
anyone else find this to be an issue when using Linux/HP/ppd drivers for
printing from Linux in general?
Cedric, if you have used your Samsung for some time, could you maybe
comment on the rate consumables are being used (better/worse than expected).
BTW: Samsung 610ND at DirectDial.com for $359.
Cedric Puddy wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> I recently bought a Samsung 610ND, and have been very pleased with it:
> - duplex
> - colour
> - reasonably high-capacity consumables (so for our use, they would
> need changing every couple of years)
> - postscript (native 4-up, etc.)
> - Linux/Mac/Windows friendly
> - networking built in
> - good bang for the buck (about $400) (Most of the printers in this
> class are $600 and way up)
> - it's a big box, so look at the dimensions, and think about where
> you will tuck it (under a desk)?
> Brother makes a much more compact duplexing colour laser, so you might
> want to consider that.
> There are cheaper/smaller/different boxes, but at least for my
> interests, the 610nd involved the least compromise.
> All the Best,
> On 20-Mar-09, at 10:25 AM, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>> for economy and the environment, i'd like to replace my current
>> single-sided printer with a double-sided one. and, given adequate
>> print quality, i like to print 4-up on a page. any thoughts on
>> something that would fit the bill i could get locally? thanks.
>> Robert P. J. Day
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