[rescue] Score

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 30 06:37:48 CDT 2009

On Oct 29, 2009, at 2:26 PM, Sridhar Ayengar <ploopster at gmail.com>  

> Color Laserjet 5500dn for $200.

Very good score, ESP. if toner included and in good shape - I'd love a  
duplexing networked color laser, but my current HP 2600n is still  
running fine...

At $WORK we are phasing out HP laserjets and HP color inkjets due to  
the high on-going costs associated with them. We can deploy faster  
Dell printers usually for less than the cost of a maint. kit for an HP  

Older HPs just chug along and work great, but the economics have  
changed since they were bought (and, honestly, th HP printers were  
typically over-spec'd (they bought too much printer for the  

Having said all that, I still run HP 4000-series printers at home,  
though my 5 Si MX is throwing an error code I haven't followed up  
on... I like these older printers, but I typically never buy toner for  
them (I don't print more than a few hundred pages a month at home,  
same for wife & son), the toner they come with suffices until the  
printer fails and I pick up/collect a replacement printer for a few  


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