[kwlug-disc] Laser Multifunction with feeder under Linux?

John Van Ostrand john at netdirect.ca
Tue May 31 20:33:28 EDT 2011


Yield depends on how much you use the printer. In my house it's used infrequently enough that ink dries out before the cartridge's full yield can be realized. I haven't tried laser, but I figure it could lay idle for longer without damage to the toner cartridge.

----- Original Message -----
> Commenting on this old thread ...
> 
> So turns out laser is not always cheaper.
> 
> There are indeed inkjet printers that have a very high yield.
> 
> The black ink for the printer below is $40 for 2,200 pages, while the
> equivalent colour laser is $98 for 2,000 pages.
> 
> It also has double sided printing, wireless, and other goodies for
> only $250.
> 
> http://www.bestbuy.ca/en-CA/product/hewlett-packard-hp-officejet-all-in-one-inkjet-printer-8500a-plus-8500a-plus/10155489.aspx
> 
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