Re: Xerox PHASER 3100MFP
On Wednesday 06 May 2009, Ralf Saalmüller wrote:
> Am 06.05.2009 um 05:34 schrieb Cavan Mejias:
> > Its odd that this says it supports Linux, but following the
> > specifications link on the LHS brings you to a page with no mention
> > of Linux support.
> > Cav
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> It is _very_ important to look about linux connectivity _before_ you
> buy the product. And _ask_ very detailed questions on Linux support
> especially when they state they have Linux support. Don't count on
> closed source binary driver. That's as good as nothing on your next
> dist upgrade. Look for Postscript, that's something that works with
> Linux. Or brief: Don't buy GDI.
Absolutely. I will second that. The only two features you ever need look for
in a printer (besides *not* being an inkjet) are PostScript in hardware and
network connectivity. PCL6 in hardware is just about OK, but PostScript is
I can heartily recommend the HP Colour LaserJets -- I've got a CLJ1515, and
I'm loving it. Photos tend to come out a little bit dark, which I guess is
just the way the printing process works, but that's what GIMP is for. Just
watch what paper you use; the cheap glossy photo papers tend to shed their
coating under the heat of the fuser.
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