Re: [OT] Printer recommendations
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On Tuesday 10 June 2003 03:28 pm, Roberto Sanchez wrote:
> Greetings list,
> It's official: my Epson Stylus Color 400 is dead after 6 years of
> faithful service.
> I'm in the market for a new printer and I would like some suggestions.
> Here are my parameters:
> - Laser printer (the inkjet has just been a money pit for the last year)
> - Reasonably priced (less than $500 is optimal)
> - Reasonably economical to operate (long term low cost per page printed)
> - Light use (will be connected to my home network)
> - Must have parallel interface (will connect to my Woody box which has no
> USB) - Speaks Postscript (I believe this makes it easier that I don't
> need drivers) - Small footprint desirable
> - Speed is not a concern (i.e., can print slow)
> I know this is OT, but I would like some suggestions since I haven't
> purchased a printer in 6 years and have never seriously looked at laser
> printers. Also, I run lprng on my Woody box and would like to keep it
> like that (since I finally figured out how it works), but I am willing to
> switch to CUPS if that is necessary.
> -Roberto Sanchez
I use a Brother 1270N, cups has a driver for it , it has a nic card and
picks up an IP address from my dhcp server. I like having a nic card in the
printer for sharing on a network.
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