Printer - caveats, opinions, experiences?
sfreilly at roadrunner.com
Sun Nov 2 03:26:42 UTC 2008
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Bart Silverstrim wrote:
> I managed to get an HP 3505n on sale for $450 and am looking to
> configure it on the network soon. It was a display model, and I was told
> I can return it within 14 days if it doesn't work properly...must be
> they were trying to get rid of it because it was discontinued or
> something. After telling me the distributor warehouse probably didn't
> have anymore and I would only be able to get the floor model if I wanted
> the sale price they tried to sell me a hundred dollar support contract
> (if you can't get anymore of them, how are you going to keep getting
> parts for it down the road?)
> Anyone have experience with these printers on the network working with
> Ubuntu? I had a similar printer once that kept having paper feed
> problems, but it was a different model, and where I work we normally
> have had good luck with HP printers so I wrote the problematic system
> off as a fluke.
> Experiences to share would be appreciated, especially if it helps with
> setup or things to look out for before the "return" period expires...
is this is it? looks like a nice color laserjet for 450 but only thing
id be worried about is the $ of cartriges, a quick google showed about
150 a piece. ouch. maybe theres refill ones to look into...
"Any people anywhere, being inclined, and having the power, have the
right to rise up and shake off the existing government, and form a new
one that suits them better." Abraham Lincoln 1848
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