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Re: [OT] Printer recommendations

On Wed, Jun 11, 2003 at 01:28:42AM +0200, 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.

I've been using the Brother HL1450 and HL1470N for a while now (one
of each), and they seem to be working properly. They do choke on some
postscript jobs however (mainly coming from acroread). I found the
consumables cost up till now rather reasonable (within 20% of what they
promise I guess)


> -Roberto Sanchez
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