Re: Printer Recommendations?
On 17 Dec 2002, Mark L. Kahnt wrote:
> On Tue, 2002-12-17 at 04:19, Anthony Campbell wrote:
> > I have a used HPLJ6, which I got for nothing because it was being thrown
> > out. It works well with Linux but the sheets in the paper feed
> > constantly stick together so it is difficult to use except for single
> > pages (which I think is why it was being thrown out in the first place).
> > AC
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> That was a design flaw of the top feeding system - the 5L also does that
> (I have one that is otherwise an excellent low volume printer.) Never
> letting the paper feed get low and fluffing the paper before you put it
> in each time helps considerably, but it isn't a certain solution.
> Apparently there is a Windows-based software tweak that can help (???)
> but part of the basic problem is natural static electricity. If you
> watch an HP printer that feeds from below the toner cartridge, they
> almost shake each sheet to ensure they are only pulling one now.
> Mark L. Kahnt, FLMI/M, ALHC, HIA, AIAA, ACS, MHP
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Interesting. I also have a Brother HL-1040 which never shows this
annoying behaviour although the paper path seems to be similar.
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