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>>>>> "MJ" == Mark Janssen <email@example.com> writes:
MJ> Yes... I have one at work... the 2100M is a true postscript
MJ> printer, I have mine equipped with a jetdirect card and can just
MJ> 'lpr' a postscript file to the jetdirect to have it printed...
MJ> Note that the 2100 (no M) doesn't do postscript and will barf
MJ> large amounts of garbage at you if you try.
>> It is quite a bit more expensive than what I wanted to spend on a
>> printer, but if it supports true PS then it might be worth it.
MJ> If you are looking for something cheaper, I also have (at home)
MJ> a Lexmark Optra E-3xx (300 or 310). It's a small and cheap
MJ> Laserprinter that is featurewise compatible with the 2100... It
MJ> has postscript level 2, PCL 5e and PCL6... works perfectly under
MJ> linux, dos, windows etc... even has USB (also regular parallel)
MJ> Besides the fact it's a lot cheaper then a HP printer...
After considering price and features of both the HP 2100M and the
Lexmark E31* series, I will most likely get the Lexmark Optra E312. It
is highly recommended by LinuxPrinting.org
(http://www.linuxprinting.org/show_printer.cgi?recnum=321929), as well
as being recommended by a couple of people on this list, whose word
counts for a lot!
Thanks for the info.
ssahmed AT pathcom DOT com