[rescue] Power saving modes, was Re: advice on rescuing an e10k

Phil Stracchino phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
Mon Dec 4 22:45:16 CST 2006

Steven M Jones wrote:
> Aaron Finley wrote:
>> However, after rescuing a HP Color Laserjet 4550, I received a bill
>> for $80 for the last month. $30/mo for a printer?
> A couple months ago I picked up a big ol' ColorJet 8550 for $75. It
> was a little dirty and needs a magenta toner cartridge, but works
> fine. This model is as I type in a deep power-saving mode -- there's
> nothing happening in this box. The controller appears to be in standy,
> and it is listening to the network. When I print it warms up, but 30
> minutes later it goes dark again.

I wouldn't mind a 4550 or an 8550 myself.  When the money is there.

I've seen theri current offerings.  Granted, I hear the toner is a lot
cheaper.  But sheesh, they feel so cheap and plasticky ....

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