[rescue] Question of how to "smooth" power from Laser  printer

alex at lava-net.com alex at lava-net.com
Fri Mar 28 12:59:22 CDT 2008

I always wanted a 5SI but could never find one local or afford to 
ship, so had to settle for a 6P
Not all that bad, but something a bit faster would be nice, and with 
On Fri, Mar 28, 2008 at 07:20:28AM -0600, Lionel Peterson 
> >From: Peter Corlett <abuse at cabal.org.uk>
> >Date: 2008/03/28 Fri AM 07:00:29 CST
> >To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
> >Subject: Re: [rescue] Question of how to "smooth" power from Laser  printer
> >On Fri, Mar 28, 2008 at 06:45:24AM -0500, Mike Hebel wrote:
> >[...]
> >> I could send you my Color LaserJet 5 if you want? That should flicker your
> >> ballasts quite nicely. You pay shipping of course. ;-)
> >
> >Hey, it'd be an upgrade from my LaserJet 4 :)
> >
> >(Which I'm probably going to dispose of shortly as I'd like something with a
> >bit more grunt.)
> If you want grunt (distinct from grace), I like my HP 5Si MX - it holds a several month supply of paper, prints duplex, and is quite large (includes it's own pedestal - it's floor-standing ;^).
> Of course it is only 600x600, but it supports PostScript, has JetDirect interfaces, and goes to sleep when not in use (not so bad on the power usage).
> LaserJet 4000 series printers are very nice too, if you are looking for something less furniture-like. If you were local to me, I have a couple LJ4000-series printers to shed, but I can't justify shipping them (don't think they'd survive a UPS/FedEx trip in non-original packaging).
> Lionel 
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