[SATLUG] RE: HP Printer efficiency
mkr777 at gmail.com
mkr777 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 15 12:34:24 CDT 2008
One problem I had some years ago with inkjets is drying up of the print
heads when you infrequently use it. I do not know if this has improved. With
infrequent printing, I have had good luck with laser printers. Any comments?
On 9/15/08, Marc Ripley <misteratomic at gmail.com> wrote:
> I can only offer opinion on the L7680 AIO that I have.
> It's very efficient with ink, uses large cartridges, has separate print
> I purchase the HP large ink tanks at a lower price from a SAMs Club
> and they last a dang awful long time.
> To me this equates to a low cost per print especially considering the
> quality of print / usability / durability.
> Paraphrasing from a review in PC World:
> Approx 1.4 Cents per Print B&W and 5 Cents for Color using retail
> pricing on the carts.
> I can't say purchasing this printer has been anything but a good move
> on my part.
> The best part is that this printer is available at a really good price
> these days.
> However, some of the lower cost AIOs and printers are ghastly
> expensive with the combined ink/printhead carts.
> I can't argue with that assessment.
> On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 9:49 AM, <satlug-request at satlug.org> wrote:
> > Message: 1
> > Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2008 04:48:48 -0500
> > From: Geoff <geofff at w5omr.shacknet.nu>
> > Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Linux-Friendly Printers & Scanners
> > To: The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List
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> > Don Crowder wrote:
> >> My experience is that just about any HP printer is essentially "Plug
> >> and Play" in Linux and I've set up enough of them to represent a valid
> >> sample.
> > they're also the most inefficient and most expensive on ink.
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