[rescue] advice on rescuing an e10k

Charles Shannon Hendrix shannon at widomaker.com
Mon Dec 4 10:09:47 CST 2006

Mon, 04 Dec 2006 @ 11:15 +0000, Peter Corlett said:

> > On a side note related to power, I'm used to under $50/mo power bills
> > around here. However, after rescuing a HP Color Laserjet 4550, I received
> > a bill for $80 for the last month. $30/mo for a printer?
> It could be even higher if it's not got a power-saving mode. My Laserjet 4
> draws about 60W in standby which goes up to about 1kW when it's doing stuff.


My 1320 only draws a few watts on standby, 80W when printing.

Instant on fusers really save a lot of power.

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are -- just as there's a limit to the amount of hydrogen in the Universe. 
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