[xubuntu-users] which printer/scanner for linux/linux Mint

Marc Dunord marcdunord at gmail.com
Mon Nov 9 21:27:14 UTC 2015


the samsung CLX-3185 multifunction works great with xubuntu but it's pricey....

On Mon, Nov 9, 2015 at 8:29 AM, Neil Winchurst <neilwin at drofle.co.uk> wrote:
> On Mon, 9 Nov 2015 16:02:06 +1100
>
>> On 09/11/15 10:32,
>>   J. Paul Bissonnette wrote:
>> > On Sun, 8 Nov 2015 22:44:55 +0100
>> > Teach <pbrteach at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >> TX.
>> >> That will be a next move buying an HP
>> >>
>> >> 2015-11-08 9:46 GMT+01:00 Neil Winchurst <neilwin at drofle.co.uk>:
>> >>
>> > I moved away from HP to Epson due to the cost of ink.
>> >
>> > The HP I had absolutely refused to use 3rd party cartridges, so I
>> > was stuck with buying over prices products. There was also an
>> > expiry date on them, which meant, if you didn't use it up by that
>> > date the printer quit working until new cartridges were installed.
>> >
>> > I gave the HP away and bought an Epson that was on sale for 150$
>> > invested 50$ in a refill kit. 4 refillable cartridges, 4 bottles of
>> > ink, syringes and a chip resetter. Instead of paying 110$ for
>> > set of OEM cartridges It cost me about 5$ a refill now. The ink I
>> > use is also being use by a local photographer, so it is of good
>> > quality.
>> >
>> > When you invest in a new printer check out the cost of operation,
>> > these companies are not in the consumer printer business; but, the
>> > consumer ink business.
>> >
>>
> I have already mentioned my HP Photosmart 5520 printer, which works
> well. I used the 'proper' inks for the first year, while still under
> guarantee. Then I moved over to compatibles, which are so much cheaper.
> I have had no problems at all. I get a message saying that I have
> installed some compatible cartridges, but that is the only difference.
> Apart from the much lower price of course..
>
> Neil
>
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