Printer recommendations with the following characteristics...

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  1. csun

    csun New Member

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    1) inexpensive (i know this is relative, but it is for home use only)
    2) prints straight (unlike some of the other printers i have bought in the past)
    3) doesnt take 15 minutes to print 5 pages


    what do you guys think about laser printers? are there any low end cheaper ones that i could buy? i use one at work and i like the fact that it just prints like an image instead of line by line, which usually gives a good final result.

    thanks!
     
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    DAN513 OT Supporter

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    HP has a bunch of lasers that are cheap, colour ones for $350CDN and B&W only ones for $150 or so.
     
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    would you recommend a laser for that price, $150, or something like a regular printer for say, $60? thoughts?
     
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    Get a Xerox Phaser.
     
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    cost per page will kill you on an inkjet compared to a laser, and if you don't need colour, why bother with an inkjet.
     
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    because they are very expensive to maintain and use wax as a print media? g
     
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    because they arn't that expensive to maintain -- especially if you consider inkjet.... and the print quality is quite good with a very low buy-in cost on a high-quality printer.
     
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    We just got one of those at work. Colors are great on that thing.

    I have an HP PSC. Prints, scans, & copies.
    Works great. It's over 4 years old, but it still works great. You can get them for <$100.
     
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    copiertalk Secure Our Borders! OT Supporter

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    just buy one that you like. It does not matter. In 6 months when it starts to jam, the manufacturer is going to tell the parts are no longer availible and try and sell you the upgrade. Go to the store and press the print button on the ones you like.

    look for number of pages per cartridge.
    look at the print media it accepts.
    some people like individual color tanks.
    some people like them all in one tank.
     

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