[rescue] Phaser ink
jorge234q at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 19 16:49:33 CDT 2008
--- On Tue, 8/19/08, Robert Darlington <rdarlington at gmail.com> wrote:
> I second that. That and the damn things are unreliable. My company
> has 10 Phaser 8400 or 8500 printers (various models) between 3
> offices. 3 work. Between LCD screens going out and streaking that is
> impossible to clean without ripping the whole printer apart, I just
> won't buy another. It's way more economical for us to outsource the
> handfull of pages we need in glossy, high quality (which isn't *that*
> high I might add). Kinko's does a fine job at a reasonable cost and
> they keep the maintenance headache!
What I abhor is the waste when you have to run a cleaning cycle!
Since I only power the printers up when I need them (rarely),
it seems like I piss more ink into the waste tray than I ever
put on paper!
> Now if the printer was free, that's a whole other story
Yes, its amazing how that changes the dynamics of the situation! :>
I'll run a printer until I have to throw some serious money at it
(new fuser, new toner cartridges, etc.) then just recycle the
thing. :< A shame since they are just too damn big/heavy to
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