HP Laserjet 1100, extremely slow printing...

squareyes squareyes at internode.on.net
Mon Mar 6 11:14:49 UTC 2006

Andrea Giuliano wrote:

> Dear all,
> I own this nice printer, and it works quite well, as long as printing 
> speed is not a problem. I seldom am in hurry, but I think 15 minutes 
> to print 26 pages from OpenOffice 2.0 is a very long time indeed. I 
> measured almost the same timings for every kind of print job, even 
> simple ASCII text files.
> Could I configure the printer in the wrong way?
> Please note that I simply added the printer with the 
> "System/Administration/Printing" tool, and I selected the recommended 
> driver.
> Also, the actual printing is rather fast: just a few seconds from the 
> moment the printer "hums" and the moment that the page is out. Most of 
> the time the printer is silently waiting for something to print, while 
> the CPU is working very hard.
> Finally, it could be of help the fact that my PC is a P4 with a 2.4GHz 
> clock, 256Mb of RAM, and plenty of disc space.
> Best regards.
HI Andrea,
have the same printer and it's also slow to start printing.
I am going to investigate whether the memory in the printer can be 
The printing whenit finally starts is fast.
Hope this may help.
Take Care

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