request suggestion for a new printer

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Sat Dec 5 16:49:14 UTC 2009

On Fri, 2009-12-04 at 22:26 -0500, uriah heep wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 7:32 PM, Willy K. Hamra <w.hamra1987 at>
> wrote:
>         uriah heep wrote:
>         > My printer and my old reliable backup kicked it today.  Does
>         any one have a
>         > suggestion for an inexpensive ($200-300) laser that is
>         reliable and well
>         > built.  Just basic nothing fast or fancy. Also I live in a
>         rural area so I
>         > will be ordering off the net.
>         > Thanks
>         > Uriah
>         >
>         >
>         i agree with the guy who suggested samsung ML, works out of
>         the box, i
>         tried 1610 and 1710.
>         nowadays i use HP laserjet M1120, works flawlessly as well.
>         the best thing about HP is that the HP toolbox is very easy to
>         use, and
>         makes printers work out of the box with minimal setting up.
>         Samsung also provide in their website a tool for setting up a
>         printer,
>         which is awesome.
>         and in all cases, the price tag you specified (200-300) is a
>         bit high
>         for just basic printing :P this laserjet is 3-in-1 with
>         network port,
>         and costs $230. i believe you can have an excellent printer
>         for as low
>         as 100, for just basic work, but then, that's not my
>         expertise :P
>         --
>         Willy K. Hamra
>         Manager of Hamra Information Systems
>         --
> I thank those who gave suggestions.  The reason i considered a more
> expensive printer is The cheap printers I recently purchased broke
> quickly a multifunction lexmark ink-jet and a 2510 samsung laser.
> Until 3 days ago I had an antique HP 4l laser that had lasted decades.
> I was thinking a more expensive "work group" type laser might be more
> durable

My HP All-In-One is an ink hog. I have come to despise HP for expensive
cartridges  and printing expensive test pages at the drop of a hat. All
designed to consume a bunch of ink. Bah! Humbug! Ric

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