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Re: Multifunction (printer + scanner) recommendation?

On 07/03/18 18:00, Kamil Jońca wrote:
I am not sure if it is best group for this question but I am tired with
searching over numerous web pages :(
I need to buy device to scan and print which:
- can scan with sane
- can print from my debian box (strongly prefer without binary/closed
drivers[1], I'm not sure about hplip[2])
- no bigger than ~ (H x D x W) 308 mm x 363 mm x 437 mm [3]
- can be shared to Windows machines (with HP 1120MFP I could not do that)
Any suggestions?
[1] - like Brother, but I heard that they give source code for driver too?
[2] - hplip has a lot of bloat in his dependecies
[3] - sizes of my current hp 1120 MFP device

I like my Brother MFC-L2740DW. Duplex greyscale laser with sheet feeder. A little deeper but not as wide as your current printer. Printing uses only open source drivers (with the foomatic-db-compressed-ppds package). Scanning needs brscan4-0.4.4-2.amd64.deb. I use XSane. On WiFi network. Other user reports that it works with Mac. What is this "Windows"?

CUPS settings:
Name: Brother_MFC-L2740DW
Description: Brother MFC-L2740DW
Driver: Generic PCL 6/PCL XL Printer Foomatic/pxlcolor (recommended)

From CUPS page:
Description:	Brother MFC-L2740DW
Driver: Generic PCL 6/PCL XL Printer Foomatic/pxlcolor (recommended) (color, 2-sided printing)
Defaults: job-sheets=none, none media=iso_a4_210x297mm sides=two-sided-long-edge

Sane config:
brsaneconfig4 -a name=Brother_MFC-L2740DW model=MFC-L2740DW ip=

Kind regards,

Ben Caradoc-Davies <ben@transient.nz>
Transient Software Limited <https://transient.nz/>
New Zealand

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