Suggestion for a good monochrome laserjet?
kenneth at uvlug.org
Mon Sep 5 08:30:39 MDT 2005
Michael Torrie wrote:
> You can buy a Samsung ML1710 laser printer for about $100 these days.
> The image drum/tonor cartidges are about a $100 also, though, but toner,
> unlike inkjets, can be refilled until the image drum wears out.
I like the $100 price. But if the replacement image drum/toner
cartridge also costs $100, why not just buy a new printer every time it
> If you want jetdirect capability on an hp laser printer, expect to pay
> another $200. The HPs and the Samsung all handle standard PCL, and
> maybe PS, so getting them to work with CUPS is very easy.
I have seen these little print server devices that you can get that will
hook up to most printers that will make then JetDirect capable. That
way I don't have to have the capability in the printer, and with each
time I switch out my printers I still have the capability. They are
about 5 inches by 5 inches by 2 inches. Really tiny. Any idea where I
could pick up one of those? If not I just use my linux file sever as
the print server.
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