Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com

View topic - What brand of Printer do you have?

What brand of Printer do you have?

NO SPAM ALLOWED! Discuss stuff not related to Japan or Japanese. The rules are the same in this forum as in the other forums.

What brand of Printer do you have?

Postby crowfeather » Wed 06.07.2006 10:37 pm

My printer broke down and I need to buy a new one.
This is the second Epson "3 in 1" that I have had which only lasted a few weeks beyond one year.
Their printing clarity is great, but their reliability seems poor. Plus their ink is very expensive. I can't use generic ink, because they put a chip in the ink cartridge which prohibits using generic ink.

I am intersted in reading people's opinion of the printer they own

Also, does anyone know of a forum where people post their opinions of various printers that are currently on the market?

Posts: 174
Joined: Thu 02.16.2006 12:17 pm

RE: What brand of Printer do you have?

Postby richvh » Wed 06.07.2006 10:49 pm

Ink for inkjets is expensive, period.

I've got an HP Deskjet 920c that I've had for a few years. I may not use it as heavily as you do, though. Works great, but it it's a dedicated printer, not a 3-in-1. I also still have a much older Panasonic KX-P2124 dot matrix impact printer that still worked the last time I used it, but I haven't used it since installing XP on this computer.
Richard VanHouten
Posts: 6480
Joined: Thu 09.29.2005 10:35 pm

RE: What brand of Printer do you have?

Postby jinksys » Thu 06.08.2006 12:20 am

I have a Lexmark Z611, I wouldn't recommend it.
Hello? Internets?
User avatar
Posts: 595
Joined: Sat 01.29.2005 4:12 pm

RE: What brand of Printer do you have?

Postby TrilinguisT » Thu 06.08.2006 12:55 am

i have NO printer ..
User avatar
Posts: 565
Joined: Sun 03.05.2006 11:48 pm

RE: What brand of Printer do you have?

Postby Dutt » Tue 06.20.2006 6:08 pm

HP PSC 950.
It's printer, scanner, and xerox machine all rolled into one. I works great, though I don't know if the ink is expensive or not
Posts: 28
Joined: Tue 06.20.2006 6:02 pm

RE: What brand of Printer do you have?

Postby keatonatron » Tue 06.20.2006 7:37 pm

TrilinguisT wrote:
i have NO printer ..

Way to really contribute to the topic. Very helpful.

I set my mom up with a small Brother laser printer. It was really awesome, and only $150 bucks or so. Of course, it was only black and white (but fast and sharp).

If you've got some money to spare, I would recommend a low-end color laser printer.
User avatar
Posts: 4838
Joined: Sat 02.04.2006 3:31 am
Location: Tokyo (Via Seattle)
Native language: English
Gender: Male

RE: What brand of Printer do you have?

Postby two_heads_talking » Wed 06.21.2006 8:39 am

most printers are made to last about 12 months.. at the cost you can replace a printer as cheap as replacing the pirnter cartridges..
User avatar
Posts: 4137
Joined: Thu 04.06.2006 11:03 am
Native language: English

RE: What brand of Printer do you have?

Postby Reno » Wed 06.21.2006 11:23 am

printers suck
Good luck with studying everybody and I hope one day I will be able to pick it back up.

Until then, a nice goodbye from me to you ;)
User avatar
Posts: 375
Joined: Wed 04.26.2006 5:20 am

RE: What brand of Printer do you have?

Postby hyperconjugated » Wed 06.21.2006 4:16 pm

Buy a quality printer next time ;)

I have Panasonics KXP-6100
laser printer (no colours).
It has worked fine for over 6
years. Recently, however, it has
started to smudge paper, which
is unfortunate...
Irgendwann fällt jede Mauer
User avatar
Posts: 636
Joined: Fri 05.06.2005 5:12 pm
Location: Finland
Native language: Finnish

RE: What brand of Printer do you have?

Postby VanS3n » Sun 06.25.2006 1:26 am

am using Helwett Packard Deskjet 3744 ... a very typical printer..

though it has a very good quility when it comes to printing pictures... ^__^d
"We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking up the stars."
+ http://vans3n.deviantart.com + DarkStreet Studios + Tears in Hell + Otaku Geirin +
User avatar
Posts: 20
Joined: Thu 06.22.2006 12:18 pm

Return to General off topic

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 6 guests