HP Laserjet 1100, extremely slow printing...

Phillip Sc. Boegh psb at ipl.dtu.dk
Mon Mar 6 13:05:27 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.
The printing is starting _very_ fast relative to the price of the HP
Laserjet 1100.
All depend on the quality - use black & White and low solution draught if
it is to yourself and most important if you like scanning too use the
guidelines of:


I guess it is not ready to Dapper yet. If you get it to work here please
Good Luck


>> 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
> increased.
> The printing whenit finally starts is fast.
> Hope this may help.
> Take Care
> Winton
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