[SATLUG] Looking for a multi-function printer

Jeremy Mann jeremymann at gmail.com
Tue Jan 11 12:56:20 CST 2011


On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 12:29 PM, John Pappas <j at jvpappas.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 10:08, Jeremy Mann <jeremymann at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I'm looking to buy a multi-function printer that works on Mac, Linux,
>> Windows and possibly my Droid phone.
>
>
> I have the HP Officejet 6500 dwn (Duplex, Wireless, Network) and it works on
> all my OS's.  In this case, the HP windows software sucks, as to simply add
> a device (I have several different HP AIO units), you have to re run the
> install package.  Not great, but more of an exception.

>From my research HP has the most universal support for all three OSes.

> I have scanned several thousand double-sided documents with my 6500, and it
> requires 2 manual steps: 1 to flip the pages over in the ADF to scan the
> "even" side, and 2 to re-arrange the ordering so that the "evens" are
> between the "odds".  ie a 3 page scan order is Even, Even, Even,
> Odd, Odd, Odd; but you want the final order to be Even, Odd, Even,
> Odd, Even, Odd.

That's what I currently do with my Deskjet. Although its not *that*
hard to do, I figured some company would be doing it at a cheaper
cost.


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Jeremy Mann
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