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Advice on buying a colour laser duplex printer

Question: Advice on buying a colour laser duplex printer

I am looking to upgrade my Canon Pixma MP780. The printer I am after needs to be able to do the following:- Automatic duplex printing- Colour laser prining for work documents not photographs- Have an in built document feeder for the scanner- Be shared between a desktop PC and a mac laptop (ideally the mac laptop communicating by wifi if possible)- Would be nice if it was small but would trade size for all of the features above!ThanksAlex

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Hi,Im looking to buy a cheap colour laserjet (100-130). So far, i am considering the xerox 6110 click hereit says the colour toners yield 1000 pages at 5% - but is this the case with the toners it comes with? (bearing in mind a full set of replacement toners is nearly double toe price of the printer!!)thanks,james

Answer:colour laser printer - buying advise

I have a Samsung CLP300 costing just under 100 click hereYou can buy a toner set for about the same price as the printer (or cheaper if you buy compatible off ebay). I've just replaced the black toner cartridge for 12 click here|39:1|66:2|65:12|240:1318&_trksid=p3911.c0.m14Print quality is OK if not brilliant but it's a great little printer for its price. You can also buy a Network version.The toner supplied with the printer has lasted me almost 12 months of very light use.

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I am looking for a new colour laser printer. Can the forum recommend a brand and model?

Many thanks.
 

Answer:Advice on a new colour laser printer

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I may be spinning my wheels here but here goes. I just bought a Lexmark C500n laser printer. I am trying to duplex print on 67 lb card stock. It goes through the printer fine on the first pass but when I put the card stock back in the tray the printer gives me an error message "jam rear" every time. I pull out the tray and make sure there are no errant sheets of paper in there, put the tray back in and get the same message. If I load plain paper in there or new card stock the print process works. I tried setting the media type to thick 1 and thick 2 but that did not help. Is there a solution to this problem or am I out of luck?

PS I did try contacting Lexmark but that was 3 days ago and I have not heard from them.
 

Answer:Duplex printing with a Lexmark C500n laser printer.

Try using regular paper. If regular paper don't work, the stock gets too moist or is unable to print duplex. If it does work, maybe the 67 # is too heavy a stock to print (a second time).
Does Lexmark website have any troubleshooting links?
 

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I am looking for a colour laser printer to act as a back up black and white printer when my main printer goed wrong and an occasional good quality colur requiremnent for the occasional brochure and photo requirements.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Ian Wallace
 

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Answer:Colour laser printer

Looking for a basic coloour laser printer costing under 1000. Anyone got any recommendations and experience with these?

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I want to buy a colour laser printer for home use. It will be used mainly for word documents with the occasional photograph thrown in.

Don't tell me to buy an inkjet because that is not what I want. What I want is a recommendation for a laser printer capable of 1200dpi in A4 format. Preferably something that you have had personal experience with.

This printer will not get a lot of use, but I do not want to wish that I had bought something better as soon as I get it home.

You help in making the right choice is appreciated.
Regards from Graeme Marion.
 

Answer:Which colour laser printer to buy?

A few questions.
What is your budget range? Are we talking something sub $1000? When you say 1200 DPI, do you mean 1200x1200 or 1200x600? 1200x1200 is usually on higher end printers in the $1500-$2000 range.
Do you prefer the output of a specific engine technology? Or does the print engine (LED,Toner,Wax) not matter to you?
Also, what kind of performance do you want in the printer, must it be single pass color machine? Or do you want the high-speed color capabilites of the single pass printers?

Those questions being asked I dug up a few different printers in varying price ranges.
 

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Hello,I am currently looking to buy a new printer.I dont know much about laser ones, but have been told that they are better than inkjets and are more economical.Would you please recomend, a coloured laser printer, a maximimum of 200-250 (inc VAT), And it must be able to be connected to my network router. Also the toners can not cost alot, a maximum of 30 a toner (black, cyan etc).Thank you

Answer:Looking for a Colour Laser Printer

Try this site for colour printers and tonerclick here

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I would appreciate some recommendations on Colour Laser Printers

Answer:Colour Laser Printer

Try raising your query in the ConsumerWatch forum

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I have an Epson Photo 870 Inkjet and it's driving me up the wall.
Admittedly I've had it years and it's done a lot of printing, but now it's getting a bit long in the tooth. Every time I print I have to clean the heads. The kids complain all the time because the quality it not consistent. I have used genuine cost a fortune Epson cartidges and also compatibles, but I think it's past its best.

My Mums old B&W Brother goes on and on, never needs cleaning, looking at and never paper jams.

So, I was thinking of investing in a colour laser printer and thought you lot out there might be able to recommend a good bit of kit.

I'm not too worried about speed.
Something with separate colour cartridges would save cash, not just 1 black 1 colour.
A good quality print, maybe even up to photo standard.
Not too pricey on cartridges and maybe something I can get compatible cartridges for.

I'm sure there are some of you out there with some advice.
 

Answer:Which colour laser printer

Maybe a nice HP like this? On sale too.

http://www.shopping.hp.com/webapp/s...g&v1=Color&product_code=Q6455A#ABA&catLevel=2
 

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Can anyone recomend a good colour laser printer that costs no more than ?1000. I need it to print A4 but if anyone knows of one that will also accept A3 without compromising on quality then you can let me know. I don't want the printer to be able to print 1000's of print quickly I want it to print good quality prints, even if it means it takes a bit longer.

I think if you think of home office suitable for a pro that needs a good quality printer that will be ideal for all of my needs then you have the idea. If there is one which costs a bit more then you can also add that as well, and can you also tell me why you think the printer your recomending is a good printer in your opinion.

Answer:Recomend A Colour Laser Printer

I have never used this particular model but I have always been very happy with hp laser printers.
1200x1200 dpi. No a3 and may be a bit more than you need but a nice network laser printer.

HP Color LaserJet Enterprise CP4525n Colour Network Laser Printer - Ebuyer

HP Colour LaserJet Enterprise CP4525N Workgroup Laser Printer | Laser Printers

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I have a Samgsung CLP 315 Printer which works brilliantly on XP, but I would like to install the driver on W98SE. The set up disc (setup.exe) will not load and comes up with an error dialog message -*****************************MS Visual C++ Runtime Library Runtime ErrorF:\setup.exeAbnormal Program Termination*****************************Samsung says No support for W98SE.Any ideas as how I can load this driver?Thanks David

Answer:Colour Laser Printer on W98se

"Samsung says No support for W98SE" - which basically means there is no driver for Win98 operating systemSamgsung CLP 315 Printer

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colour laser printer wanted which is sutable for giving correct skin colours pinterland have sent me many samples of printers but non show pictures of faces, so looking for anybody that has used one and had good results

Answer:colour laser printer wanted

I have an Epson C1100 which produces excellent photo prints - even on plain paper. Not quite as good as you get from photo inkjets but adequate for family photos.If you are in the UK and Email me your details and a jpg file - I would be happy to print a copy and post it to you.

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I'm trying to fix a printing problem with an OKI colour laser printer that has now spread to two printers.

On the first printer, the blue is misaligned with the rest of the colours. Replacing the cartridges, re-seating the cartidges and re-installing drivers has not helped.

Moving cartridges between the two identical printers to narrow down the offending component has led to the yellow now being out of alignment on the other printer.

Re-installing drivers has modified the alignment a little, but not fixed it.

Anybody have any experience with fixing this sort of problem?

- K
 

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Hello members
I have seen this Oki printer which I don't know how well it performes and the quality of it.
Has anyone of you any experiences with it?
Thanks
NT

Answer:Oki C9600N A3 Colour Laser Printer

Is this for an office or something? The only Okidata printers I've ever used has been a Dotmatrix and from what I've heard that's the only thing they make really well. Is there any specific reason you want that printer? Cannon makes a pretty nice Color Laser, we use Gestner in our offices.

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Hi,

Can someone please recommend me a colour laser printer for home use? Resolution should be at least 1200 x 1200 dpi. The option to print both sides of the paper would be nice. Multiple paper trays not necessary, nor anything else that will add unnecessary bulk to its size. There should also be connection for Ethernet and USB. Preferable that it uses separate toner cartridges for the different colours, so if one colour runs out then only that colour needs changing rather than the whole lot.

Thanks.
 

Answer:Recommend me a laser colour printer please

You realize these are very expensive to both purchase and on a cost/page.
 

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I have recently seen adverts for the OKI C3100 colour/mono laser printer which seems excellent value for money. Has anyone already taken the plunge and bought this and if so what is your opinion - Is is as good as the hype suggests?Thanks

Answer:OKI C3100 Laser Colour Printer - Is it OK?

Consumables are a bit pricey, click here

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I had a laser jet printer for many years and got sick of it as it was costing a fortune in ink even though I was hardly using it. The problem I was having was cartridges getting blocked and by time they had been cleaned the ink was running out. Even though I wasn't using it for colour printing it was still costing me on colour cartridges as they needed to be replaced in order for the printer to work.

In the end I was advised that a mono laser printer would be the best option as they use toner instead of ink and as a result they don't suffer from the same problems that inkjet printers do, and as a result the are much cheaper. I have been very happy with my Samsung mono laser printer which I bought for ?30 of amazon, and never at any point suffered from the problem of the print heads needing to be cleaned before I could print.

I am now looking at buying a colour laser printer and would just like a heads up on whether the same is true for colour laser printers that because they use toner the print heads don't need cleaning and you can then not print in either black and white or colour for many months and still not have the problems and costs that you get with inkjet printers.

Answer:Laser colour printer better than an inkjet?

Laser VS Inkjet Printer

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Any suggestions on which is the best model(s) out there just now. Expected to print photos as well as text - A4 size - router in use has printserver via USB.

Thanks very much
Phil
 

Answer:Recommendations? for colour laser printer

Yea I am looking as well muymalestado, and from what I have found so far it appears that Brother is coming out ahead mainly because its cartridges are cheaper. They ALL seem to have the same features and are about the same price and quality. I have had HP/Lexmark/Cannon and with a little TLC they have worked well, just the cost of the toners that still sucks.
 

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Hi, I'm looking to buy a Laser printer for printing greetings cards from Hallmark software. I'd like one that has the options of Duplex Printing, Borderless Printing, can take cardstock of at least 260gsm and, as recommended by a.n.other, seperate drum and toner cartridges. Do you have any recommendations?
tHANKS

Answer:COLOUR LASER PRINTER FOR PRINTING GREETINGS CARDS

260 gsm is quite thick for most printers sohopaper

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This is my first post on this forum and hope someone can help me.

I purchased a Dell Inspiron 1764 last Thursday and it is running Win 7 home Premium 64bit.

A Lexmark C500 colour laser printer is hooked up to my old Dell Inspiron 6400 running XP 2005 media edition SP3.

I tried installing the printer on my new laptop through the "Add Printer" option but the printer driver for the C500 was not listed. I tried installing a driver from the CD I got with the printer but it returned a message advising was wrong OS. I then called Lexmark and was advised the C500 is not supported any longer.

Is there a driver for my printer I can install (read there is a driver for Vista 64bit) so that I don't have to go and purchase a new printer.

Answer:Lexmark C500 colour laser printer

  
Quote: Originally Posted by pcastric


This is my first post on this forum and hope someone can help me.

I purchased a Dell Inspiron 1764 last Thursday and it is running Win 7 home Premium 64bit.

A Lexmark C500 colour laser printer is hooked up to my old Dell Inspiron 6400 running XP 2005 media edition SP3.

I tried installing the printer on my new laptop through the "Add Printer" option but the printer driver for the C500 was not listed. I tried installing a driver from the CD I got with the printer but it returned a message advising was wrong OS. I then called Lexmark and was advised the C500 is not supported any longer.

Is there a driver for my printer I can install (read there is a driver for Vista 64bit) so that I don't have to go and purchase a new printer.


Im sorry to tell you pcastric, but lexmark's website shows only a 32bit Vista driver. You may want to try it just in case... as many vista drivers work under Win7. The issue here may be the 64 vs 32 bit.
Lexmark - United States

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I have a computer using Windows 7 professional x64 with all updates current as of last Tuesday, hooked up through a Bell 2wire router (directly wired) and a laptop that is wirelessly connected to the internet through the bell 2wire router. I have a Dell Laser Colour printer on the main computer and can't figure out how to let the laptop share the thing. When I look at adding the laptop to the home group it says it can't discover any computers on the network. HELP!

Thanks for some advice on how to get this accomplished.

Keith

Answer:Need help sharing a dell laser colour printer

Hey Keith.

What operating system is on the laptop?.

I'm guessing the Printer is USB connection to the Desktop?.

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I currently use an Inkjet printer and always use compatible toner cartrdges -- PrintRite branded -- as they are much cheaper and give far superior colour reproduction to Epson's own brand.I'm looking at buying a colour laser printer now the prices have fallen so much -- but, having done some calculations on the cost per page of printing with the laser, it actually costs more than the compatible ink.I have seen compatible black toners for a wide range of printers but have not been able to find any colour ones. Does anyone know if they're available or whether they're likely to be in the near future? I suspect that we might start to see them available now that colour lasers have fallen below the 300 mark...?

Answer:Toner Cartridges for Colour Laser Printer?

click hereThe page referred to is for HP. I would think they could do others as well.I use this company for refills for out Samsung B/W lasers and find them very good.?d

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I'm looking for a colour laser printer at modest cost, 250-350 say, that will repro "water colour" style of prints rather than glossy photos.Can anyone, hand-on-heart, say their's can, as no one covers this sort of info. Most of the published user/reviewers contradict each other in what they do say, with ratings for the same product going from one to five stars !All seems to be rather a waste of space.

Answer:Review the reviewers for a colour laser printer

Had a read about Colour Laser, they print just as good on copy paper as Photo gloss. But they still do not match Inkjet for photos. You have to pay over two grand to get the above

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Im Based in UK and looking to buy a good A3 colour laser printer.We produce need a way to print off half a decent test quality for graphics before we go to a professional printers, it is only for in house and budget is tight so secondhand:2 choices I have found are:Epson C8500 Colour Laser PS3orHP Laserjet 8550 DNWhat is best for Reliability and Quality? what should I buy, both are around the mark we want to pay. 300-400ishcheers for any helpJohn

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Hi,We're a small office services team with 6-8 people typically in the office.I've calculated that we're printing in the region of about 3000 A4 prints per month, and a rough estimate that we are spending about 3200-3500 per year on consumables for the printer (including toner, drums, fuser, transfer belts and paper).We're currently using an OKI MFP 3520 multi-function printer which seems to go through drums, fuser, transfer belts and toner like there's no tomorrow.At what kind of volumes does it become financially viable to have an all-in-one cost-per-print type contract?We want a nice, fast printer with low consumables costs (doesn't everyone?)All advice appreciated.

Answer:Colour multifunction laser printer - buy or lease?

Rent.Supply & Service Contract: This one may have several different names but basically, they supply the Machine and all materials, you pay per copy.

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Hi guysI've got a Panasonic KX-P8415.When I edit pictures in any kind of editing software and print the picture comes out darker than on the screen.How can I match the printer to the screen image? The printer's output just needs to be lighter.CheersJC

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Hi all,

Long time reader, first time writer.

I recently purchased a Fuji-Xerox C525a Colour Laser Printer and have had problems making adjustments on the printer preferences screen. It's not that I can't make adjustments, rather that I can't read what the screen says. All of the text is in blocks and vertical lines. I have the latest drivers and software installed but to no avail.

Clicking the help button on the bottom right brings up a message saying:

C:\windows\system32\spool\drivers\W32X86\3\fxhl2z. hlp file was created for a language not supported by you version of windows.

I am running a Pentium 4, 3.2ghz, 1 gig ram, windows XP.
The printer prints just great, but I would like to be able to make adjustments for print quality etc.
I have attached a screenshot of what i mean.
Any help is greatly appreciated.
J.
 

Answer:help needed with Fuji_Xerox C525A colour laser printer

I'm guessing that you have the wrong driver installed. Try the top one here.

http://www.fujixerox.com.au/localDriverDownload.do

You may also be able to contact the company here.

http://www.fujixerox.com.au/
 

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I have old stock of Inkjet Photo Paper. Is there any good reason for not using it in my new Laser Printer?

Answer:Colour laser printer ~ Can I use Inkjet Photo Paper

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I'm about to upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 7. Does Windows 10 support the Dell 3000cn colour laser printer. Do I have to get a new driver if I upgrade to W10?

Thanks,
Keith

Answer:Windows 10 and Support for Dell 3000cn colour laser printer

keithet said:

I'm about to upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 7. Does Windows 10 support the Dell 3000cn colour laser printer. Do I have to get a new driver if I upgrade to W10?

Thanks,
Keith



I doubt if anyone can answer this unless they have had direct, first hand experience. I am inclined to say yes but I would encourage you to search the net for an answer and try to see what the manufacturer has to say. If having the printer available is extremely important I would wait for an answer and confirmation before you proceed.

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I am getting a color multifunction wireless laser printer primarily for a soon-to-be university student, although I am told submitted coursework is now paperless. I am not sure. Still, I might need one for resumes and job applications.
One that is the most economical on consumables, that is, toner: spend more on the printer, less on the consumables, right?
Color: I can do the screen-to-paper color calibration, if necessary
Multifunction: only really need the scanner, not so much the copier (which can be done by scanning and printing, right?) or the fax (21st century and all....maybe I should get JUST the printer, and buy a cheap scanner separately?
wireless: and it's probably not convenient to connect a Cat 5 UTP cable to a wireless router
if I am going to have the scanner, ought to have the document feeder...it's really convenient
small footprint and not needing a crane to lift it would be nice too
doesn't need its own display...after all, it can be controlled through the desktop/laptop
speed not a factor

Answer:Buying Recommendation for Color Multifunction Wireless Laser Printer

Replying to my own post:

I found a Consumer Reports 2013 Buying Guide, and in the section on printers, they said to stay away from color lasers...that they were not ready for prime time.

So I went with a color inkjet.

Stay intellectually curious, my friends.

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Hi guys,
Im looking to buy a nice B&W A4 laser printer for my office.
Im after a network one so that it doesnt need to be connected to a pc.

Other things that are important.
- Good toner life
- Reliable
- Good warranty


Anyone reccommend one?

Cheers
 

Answer:Advice On Laser Printer

I have used a HP LaserJet 1100 very successfully for 4 years now, without it ever giving a problem. The latest model I think is the Laserjet 1200. It does about 4000 pages per toner-refill.

Also Brother HL-1440 is a very good one (try Amazon.co.uk)

Rather than spending the money on a network-capable printer, buy a separate dedicated print-server like Netgear PS110 which can connect 2 printers to your network via the hub/switch.
I use that for my network at home with the above LaserJet and a colour Deskjet. Very easy to install.
 

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Hi all,

I am after either an A3 or A4 laser printer that can print on heavier papers and the thickest card stock. I will mainly be using it for foiling, hence the reason for it needing to be a laser printer. Obviously it will make more sense if it has a straight path to avoid jamming and curling. I will mainly be using black toner only rather than colour, so maybe a printer that has larger mono cartridges available would be beneficial. Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated.

Many thanks - M
 

Answer:Laser Printer Advice

You are highly recommended to download the software for your printer device in order to ensure that you carry the latest software. Make sure that you are going to download the software which is meant for your PC and printer model. Also ensure that the same network is running your printer machine or the PC on which you have installed the printer software.
 

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Hey all,

I have recently been given a Lexmark C720 link colour laser printer - a beast!

As it is worth roughly 600 - 700, not including two unopened cartridges, I wanted to get some advice on owning and operating a Laser Printer.

What sort of maintenance should I do?
How do I do double sided (duplex?) printing?
Can I put Photo quality Inkjet paper through?
Can I print adhesive labels with it?
What should I NOT do?

Any tips or advice would be much appreciated!
 

Answer:Laser Printer Running Advice

What sort of maintenance should I do?
I have had an HP5 for years and the only maintenence I've done is to occasionally replace the toner cartridge.

How do I do double sided (duplex?) printing?
Some printers require an auxiliary duplexer. Mine does; but, some come with it built into the printer. Then there are others that aren't duplex-compatible at all.

Can I put Photo quality Inkjet paper through?
I use laser and inkjet paper in mine and I think the only difference between them is the wrapper.

Can I print adhesive labels with it?
I have printed adhesive adhesive labels with mine since it was new.

What should I NOT do?
Buy a brand other than HP. Well, I'm prejudiced; I've never had a minute's trouble from my HP5.

 

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I have been very satisfied with my HP5 LaserJet (black only). With it, I didn't think much about operational costs; but, I got plain lucky and it has turned out to be one of the cheapest per page to operate.

Color lasers are not cheap to operate. So, are there any sites that have reliable data on per-page printing costs for color laser printers?
 

Answer:Color Laser Printer Advice Needed

The Color LJ5 is cheap to operate now, buy supplies and its under 5 cents a page, I got all the toner bottles (two pair of each), a new drum, the transfer belt (new) and a few other goodies for under $100 So around 10000+ copies (at least) for under $100 not bad if your willing to wait a little longer for a printed page

Also I bought the unit with 30k copies for $100 no shipping

As for "reliable" cost per page given for various Color LJs I would like to see that myself, nobody ever gives real costs, because as we all know, drums NEVER make it through their rated life, toner ratings are optimistic and stuff just happens.

Anyone have a site that lists the real costs of owning a color laser printer?

Cheers
 

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We have a Xerox DocuPrint P1202 laser printer at our church. When we print contribution statments, the printer would get very hot. The print job is about 450 pages long.
The printer finally quit printing a few days ago, probably from getting too hot.

My question is: how do I choose a laser printer that will print 500 pages at a time without overheating?
 

Answer:[Advice Offered] Laser Printer overheating

I work in a print shop, and 500 A4 in one go will over heat your printer, have you checked to see if dust is clogging the fan , and that you have a good breeze of air coming out?, why not print them in batches of 50 or so, to let it cool down a bit. Most printers have a maximum expected print run per day, read the small print at the point of sale..
 

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System 7 an elderly Epson scanner Dell colour laser
Copying a black document results in blue prints.which is getting it wrong-system ,scanner or printer?

Answer:W7_stand alone scanner colour laser prints docs in wrong colour

I had the same thing happen although it was an inkjet not a lazer. Re-installing the software fixed it in my case.

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What's cheaper: colour laser with genuine ink or colour inkjet with compatible inks?

I'm happy to invest in buying a colour laser: but I can't find any refills for lasers
At least they don't seem to be widely available

So, my choice is: colour laser + genuine inks or colour inkjet + compatible inks

From what I know, side by side: laser's are cheaper
But, how about when compared to genuine laser ink to compatible colour inkjet inks?

I should stress that for me needs, I am not overly concerned if using compatibles doesn't give me perfect results - just close as possible is fine for me

What's more important probably is speed of print at highest quality

ANY feedback would be great

Thanks
OM
 

Answer:What's cheaper: colour laser with genuine ink or colour inkjet with ink compatibles?

Finding Compatible Remanufactured Color Toner cartridges can be dicey. While they may be available, the problem may end up being the company tht does the remanufaturing. It is also dependant upon the model printer you get. I have noticed that the savings on my Black Canon X-25 toner cartridge is only about $12 lower than the cost of a Factory original cartridge. There are sites that I would save up to $30 per cartridge, but part of this is eaten up by the shipping charges. For my toner cartridge, I am about 1/2 mile from the store that does nothing but ink and toner refill services, and their garauntee thier cartridges 100%. In 3 years I have only had to return one cartridge and it was an HP #17 Color cartridge.

Now per page printing cost on a laser is much cheaper than on an inkjet. Though the printer cost itself is usually much higher for a Laser. Personally I use the laser much more than than my Inkjet, but I do use the inkjet for all color printing. But then 95% of my printing is monochrome text.
 

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I am trying to get my hp color.... to print duplex sheets. I have selected it in the print menu under preferences but it doesn't translate to the printer. Does anyone have advice on what the problem might be?
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Hi Allhope someone more knowledgable can advise - I recently purchased a Lexmark x500n multifunction colour laser printer - I had a big black print job to do excel and word - 2000 pages - i was shocked to see that - ok the black starter cartridge of 2500 pages was nearly empty- fair enough - but all three colour cartridges (1500 page size) were nearly all empty too - I hadn't done any colour printing but when i contacted the manuf they advised that the printer uses colour also to print black!! - it's getting returned to them - but do do all colour lasers do this - obviously this quadruples the costs of printing and has put my costing out of the window!! - any advice would be great - it's a network colour printer, with copier and scanner that I need - a fax would be great but not essential.thanks in advanceTrifly

Answer:COLOUR LASER - PRINTING BLACK USING COLOUR!!

That would pee me off no end. How in God's name can it use colour to create black when there's a black cartridge in there? A cheapo mono laser seems to be your ideal tool. I know nothing about colour laser printers, but is there an option anywhere in the settings to print using only the black cartridge? Does the printer still work if you take out the colour cartridge while printing only black text documents?

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Im buying a new printer, I want another laser so I want some opinions.

The below printers are the ones I am choosing from...

Lexmark E240 28S0200 Up to 26 ppm - B/W - A4 (8.25 in x 11.7 in) Up to 27 ppm - B/W - Letter A Size (8.5 in x 11 in) Laser Workgroup Monochrome Printer - Retail
$146.99

HP LaserJet 1022 Q5912A 19 ppm Laser Personal Monochrome Printer - Retail
$175.00

HP LaserJet 1020 Q5911A 15 ppm Laser Personal Monochrome Printer - Retail
$113.99

If anyone has any suggestions, I would mind hearing them. I think I'm leaning more towards the Lexmark, is this a good printer based on specs?
 

Answer:Buying a new printer, need advice!

on reading the specs and the price difference between the 3 then personally BJ I would go with the Lexmark too.

we have a few HP lasers in my office and I'm not too fussed on them....
 

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Im buying a new printer and I would like to buy a printer that I can refill myself or use compatible cartridges,My present all in one Lexmark is just far too expensive to run.Any advise please?

Answer:Buying Printer ... Advice please

The cheapest, possibly the best would be an Epson.The R220 will also print on printable discs. The compatible inks are cheap from click here

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Hello,

My Epson R300 printer has become unusable today. The print heads are blocked and after going through a set of ink cartridges using the head cleaning feature, they are still blocked. I've been using compatible ink cartridges - do you think this is to blame?

Anyway I really need to buy a new printer asap. I would like one that prints good quality photos and has the ability to print on CD/DVDs. I'm a bit weary of EPSON products now because I've returned quite a few with similar problems.

What make of printer do you think is the best? Any particular models that are very good?

Thanks in advance,

Martin
 

Answer:Advice on buying a new printer

I have an Epson R300 and I am very happy with it, and after purchasing it to print quality photos I certainly would not use compatable ink. I am on my third Epson now and never had any problems with them. What I have set up now is the R330 for my photos and a 880 for day to day printing with compatables.
I see you are in the UK, try the link for genuine Epson ink at half the shop prices.
http://www.inkexpress.co.uk/index.php?p=ecom&dowhat=fullinfo&prodid=514
 

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I am looking to buy my mom an all in one printer scanner for christmas.
She won't use it a whole lot but probably scan pictures she takes and
print them out. I saw one that looked pretty good... but the printing
dpi was 600 x 2400.... I was wondering if this would be ok.

I appreciate your input.

Thanks

xpwannabe
 

Answer:buying printer advice

http://infospace.abcnews.com/_1_9GN...olbar/search/web/printer+scanner+combinations

The above link combines different search engines and displays articles and vendors in
trying to locate what you are currently looking for. There are numerous brands at the
large number of online vendors to compare features as well as price browsing. This is
just one multipage list on a fast search here. Below are a few online vendors to review.

http://www.tigerdirect.com
http://www.newegg.com
http://www.mwave.com.
http://www.zipzoomlfy.com
http://etech-pc.com
http://www.pricegrabbers.com
 

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I'm thinking about getting a 3in1 Lexmark printer. Are they all they're cracked up to be?It seems like a bargain but I want to be sure.Cheers,Grezza

Answer:Printer buying advice

couple of review sites as we dont know which model your looking for..click hereclick here

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I'm on a teachers budget, so I don't want to go over $200 (prefer lower), but I'm getting lost with the reviews. I've looked at:
-Epson PictureMate Deluxe Viewer Edition Personal Photo Lab Color Inkjet Printer
-Photosmart D7160 Color Photo Printer
- Epson Stylus R340 Color Photo Printer
-Canon Pixma iP6600D Color Photo Printer

Can anyone offer advice, or other suggestions? I like the individual ink tubes, or any way to not spend a ton on ink. But I need good picture quality. Thanks for any help.
 

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My Epson 680 has finally packed up after three and a half years, after just putting in more new B/W and colour ink cartridges. Any ideas on the best/cheapest and long lived?

Answer:Advice needed on buying a new printer

Best, cheapest, and longest lived. You can have any one of the three, but not even two together, except maybe best and longest lived like a Kyocera Colour Laser Printer for about 3,000. So you need to prioritise and decide exactly want you want to do with it. As a rule, cheap printers have high running costs and don't last long. 1. Do you need colour? 2. How many pages a month do you print - roughly will do. < 100 > 1,000 >> even more than that.3. How big? A4 enough? Edge to edge printing? A3? CDs?4. What quality? Glossy Photos for an art gallery? Colour covers for a newsletter? B&W mostly?

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Hello,
I am setting up a greeting card business but the current printer I am using HP Deskjet 2549 has stopped printing on card.
I need to print card that is 250gsm thick. I want a printer which is under £100 and for the ink cartridges to not be so costly. The HP cartridges are great value for money at £20 for both black and colour ink cartridges.
Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you!
Farah

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I am in the market for a new printer. Perhaps an all-in-one with fax (would be nice so I can have my own fax machine). Would one with a fax work just like a fax machine? Stick paper in and dial, etc?

Anyways, I know absolutely nothing about printers, specs, what to look for, what kind to get, how much to spend to get a good bang for your buck one, one that won't use ink too fast and refills aren't too pricey, prints fast and quiet (must!!!). Hope I am not asking for too much. I will be using it to print school papers and occasional colour, but I won't be running a print shop off it. Cheaper the better. I am also not made of $, so I don't need a super high tech $500 one.

thx
 

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Question: Colour laser

I am about to buy a new printer, can anyone recomend a colour laser that is suitable for printing photographs.

Answer:Colour laser

Lower cost laser printers are often very disappointing for photographic work.All of our commercial pictures are done by the traditional chemical photo processing or inkjet printers.

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I have a second hand HP color laserjet 5 and have run a self test on it. It gives a percentage of max life on it.Does anyone know if it is a percantage of max life remaining or a percentage of max life used.Thanks

Answer:Colour laser consumables

what is the % it says ? and what model is it ?

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I've read a couple of posts already on the subject, but is anybody using a colour laser at the moment, printing around 50 sheets per week. I'm a bit concerned as most of the work I do is around 20% coverage, so would toner cartridges be consumed at an alarming rate? I'm attracted by it because I could really use the speed of them.Thanks

Answer:Colour Laser v Inkjet

A rate of 50 sheets a week doesn't fit very well with your requirement of the last sentence: "I could really use the speed of them."Good colour laser printers are expensive and if I had a requirement as small as yours claims to be, I certainly wouldn't use one. Cheap colour lasers aren't usually worth the desk space the occupy.Nearly all our colour printing is done by a number of inkjet printers. B/W printing (general office stuff) is by cheap mono lasers (which are good value).?d

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Hi,

Need some advice on colour laser printers. I'm looking for a cost effective laser printer that can print from separate colour and black cartridges. Best bang for buck as they say. What is the operating cost. I'll be printing less than 5000 a month.

Thanks
Duxie
 

Answer:Colour Laser Printers

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Since the demise of my Brother (AIO) item, I am looking into getting a cheap colour laser printer to replace it.I'm considering a Minolta/Konica 2500/2530. I have a Min/Kon 1300w 'mono' unit & have been impressed with it.I'd be interested to learn of your pro's & con's of the 2500/2530 or similar priced items for home use.thanks all

Answer:Colour Laser Printers

The printer may be cheap but have you considered the cost of the 4 toner cartridges? click here and click here

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I'm looking at buying a colour laser printer. I know that such printers have internal memory which needs to be big enough to hold the entire page because the whole sheet is printed at once. However, how do I work out how much memory would be enough? The printer I'm looking at has 32Mb, but I don't know whether this will be enough or not or how I can work it out?!Gary

Answer:Colour Laser Memory

what are you using it for?

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Happy New Year to all.I have a birthday coming up and the family is donating money to me to acquire a new colour laser printer. Which one to buy? any help on reviews or experience at first hand would be appreciated: things like running costs etc are of obvious importance.I await your comments with the usual bated breath!!

Answer:colour laser printers under £400.00

For 400 my instinct would be to buy a mono laser and a colour inkjet to get the best value for money, though I haven't closely examined the quality and costs of budget-priced colour lasers. There cannot be too many to choose from at that price.

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Guys I'm seeking recommendations for a colour laser all in one.
I would ideally like one that can be hardwired into the desktop and WiFi for the lappy.
Thanks

Answer:Colour laser all in one recommendations

You will have to give your maximum budget to enable someone to help you out otherwise it is going to be difficult to advise.

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Two questions.Has anybody used an Epson Aculaser 900 printer, and if so, what are your conclusions?What quality of paper should one use in such a machine for high quality photo printing? Is it the same as for inkjets, or different?

Answer:Laser Colour Printers

I have no personal knowledge of this printer but have you seen click here

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i am looking to purchase a colour laser printer now that the prices have fallen. this will be for small business use only. has anybody out there got any good experiences with said products and can advise me on which one to buy. price must be in the 300 to 400 bracket.

Answer:colour laser printers

Possobly not what you have requested, but it will give you a start. click here click here click here click here

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A couple of days ago my OKI C5650 colour laser printer stopped working showing a warning sign "M Toner Empty".As usual - it had been warning me for a few days that I needed to order new toner - but on previous occasions the warning has displayed for 6 weeks or so before the printer was stopped due to empty toner. I was aware of the need to order new toner which I intended to do in a couple of weeks.Not having a spare cartridge - I removed the magenta toner cartridge, gave it a shake and put it back - not really expecting it to rectify the problem. To my surprise the printer sprang to life again and is still working OK a couple of hundred copies later.I have a new cartridge on order - but it will be interesting to see how long the existing one runs OK.Hence the next time a cartridge becomes "empty" I will try the same trick.

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Dell 1320 colour laser, has a tendency to produce many mages whee in some instances'
, particularly in intense reds will leave areas white and the deposit the missing colour lower down the page. The paper used are various grades of laser stock.
When running finger cover the maim image the 'holes' can be felt.

Answer:Colour laser-image 'picking off

Any thoughts please ?
I have two brands of coated paper sold as HP Silk for tlaser
and Rymans ugloss for laser.
These are not be inkjet paper,but manufactured for lasers.
In each case the toner does not 'set' but smears or fuses in lumps.

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I have just acquired an HP colour laser jet CP1215 and am happy with it so far.Just a slight worry that when printing photos can I use the same photo paper I used with inkjets or will it somehow mess up the laser printer. I am worried that the inkjet photo paper might melt or something on the rollers when the toner is fused on to the paper.

Answer:Photo printing with a colour laser

I have an OKI colour laser. I find that if I use glossy paper the toner rubs off. It refuses to stick to the surface and with the slightest handling the image is ruined.It didn't damage the printer in any way - but proved to be a failure.I now use 160 gram injet quality super white paper and get good photo results - but not quite as good as my Epson inkjet.

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Has anyone got anything on Colour Lasers re:photographs etc I am getting sick of slow & costly Inkjets. I am starting to think about Colour Lasers are they suitable for this type of work or am I barking up the wrong tree. This is for home use. Please advise. have looked at some past stuff on Pca but can't make up my mind as yet.

Answer:Up date on Colour Laser printers Please

click here

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I am considering buying a multi function colour laser (Print - Copy - Scan) with both duplex printing and duplex scanning. I really don't know where to start with making a good choice of make / model. This is for home use and part of the project is to scan in a couple of filing cabinets worth of A4 documents so would need it to have a reliable Automatic Document Feeder (Duplex).

Has anyone recently purchased one that they are very pleased with?

Any advice appreciated.

Answer:Multi Function Colour Laser ??

Hello!

This won't be particularly helpful, wait for someone else, but people say that HP hardware is very good, but the drivers and software are notorious. Dells are rebranded Lexmarks, and recommended by very, very few. Canon are supposed to be very good though....

Richard

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I have a Samsung CLP-300N colour laser printer.I have been asked to print off a load of doubled sided pages, with average text and a small amount of red.Any idea what would be a charge that wouldn't see me out of pocket?Any advice will be thankfully received.

Answer:Cost of printing for a colour laser

Assuming you pay roughly 30 for each colour cartridge with 1000 page 5% cover and the same for black with 2000 page cover - if it were me I would charge 6p per page - hence double sided would be 12p per sheet of paper. This would cover the cost of just the toner and 80 gm paper - wear and tear, electricity and your time are other factors to take into account.Why not ask your local Staples print shop what they would charge as a guide.

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Can anyone advise as to the best value colour/mono laser printer. High speed is not essential (but useful!) I am running XP

Answer:laser colour/mono printers

They have one in MAKRO Warehouse at the moment 199 plus vat

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HI chaps,
have upgraded to Windows 7, but there is no driver on OS or on HP site to get my hp 1500 colour laser up and running.
HP have responded and said tough luck we dont intend to provide one, just but a new printer,
very sustainable!
On MSoft windows 7 compatibility site, MS just say HP1500 Laser Colour = not compatible.
Anyone out there found a solution that works?
regards
Andrew

Answer:Hp1500 Colour laser and Windows 7

The last known drivers for your 1500 were for XP. There were many who went to Vista only to find out there were no Vista drivers for the printer.

Here is a solution that worked in Vista which I;m pretty sure will work for you as well. Place the CD that came with the printer in the drive. Unplug the printer from the PC, run the CD software and when it gets to the part to plug in the printer cancel it and pull the CD from the drive. Plug the printer back in and tun it on, W7 will search for the driver on the web and won't find it and then give you some options. One of these options is to load the driver from your PC, point it to where you placed the software and XP drivers and it should pick up the driver and load. Good Luck....

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My QMX Minolta 2200DL has started to leave a slight faint line down the print area. I've checked all consumables and other than the Magenta & Yellow Toners (50%) all others are showing 75% or above. This is not colour specific as I've done test prints of solid CMYK and moved the colours round on the page and the line is still showing in the same place.Any laser printer experts out there?Could there be something stuck on the imaging unit, transfer belt etc.Thanks

Answer:Lines running down Colour Laser Prints

You might find Laser experts on this other Forum ...click here

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I have an excellent Dell 1320c laser printer that I may need to run in W10.
Dell Knowledge Base indicates that suitable drivers are included with the W10 OS.
A friend had problems some time ago.
Has anyone had recent experience with this printer and W10?
Is it fully functional with the Windows drivers?

Answer:Dell Colour Laser compatibility with Windows 10

Has no one used this printer with W10?

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Any suggestions please.I appreciate that using regular Ink jet coated stock can lead to problems due to the fusing process

Answer:photo quality paper for colour laser

Have you looked at Choice ?

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I have a Samsung CLP 310 colour laser that has developed a problem with fading text on the right side of the page. This is a problem with Black text only the 3 other colours work perfectly. I am still on the original cartridges. I changed to a new black cartridge made no difference. I have wiped down the drum in Alcohol still the same.
Any suggestions on how to fix the problem would be appreciated.
 

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Further to my post yesterday (click here) on colour laser memory, a friend has suggested that a colour laser without postscript support isn't worth having. I intend to use the printer as a personal desktop laser at home, although I do print DTP type work including photographs. Is Postscript going to be that important?!

Answer:Is Postscript support important on a colour laser?

My understanding of Postscript is that it is necessary if you intend to send documents or artwork to a commercial printer for a print run.

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Win 98SE Word 2000 HPLJ5M printer with duplex option.

When I print (say) 100 of a single page document the page goes to the printer with a command (presumably) to tell the printer 100 copies.

When I print 100 copies of a two page document for duplexing on a single sheet Word spools 200 pages to a spool file and sends them to the printer two at a time. This means that the data is being transmitted 100 times.

I have Total Memory Installed = 22Mb on the printer. My two-sided page is less than 1MB so it should not be necessary to spool the copies.

Is there a way of getting Word to recognize that the printer has plenty enough capacity and to treat it as though a single page. I have tried setting the available memory in the Printer Description panel but it makes no difference.

Any ideas please?

Peter Nash,
Bermuda
 

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My new Dell1320 colour laser has what I would call quasi duplex print support.That is does not actually print both sides within - but when selected a window is presented to tell you how to reload pages printed on -evens- will print the -odds-with out causing brain ache figuring which way is up/down.So I thought I would give it a whirl, with a 4 page[2 sheet]doc.first page printed- then nothing- machine flashing away but no action.So I opened the printer page and there was the info - the 'spooling' showing- then it went to 'printing'Then it cleared the window- with only the first sheet printed.What gave up the struggle?My puny 1gb computer RAM or the printer?

Answer:Duplex printer - computer no like!

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Hi

I tried to search before I posted my below thread, I found below relevant threads but I could not extract the proper answer for my question

http://serverfault.com/questions/41095/sharing-a-network-attached-scanner

http://www.askmehelpdesk.com/scanners/share-scanner-network-67251.html

http://superuser.com/questions/417/any-way-to-share-the-scanner-of-a-multi-function-printer

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Hardware/Peripherals/Scanners/Q_24847460.html
Today I have installed a Samsung Colour laser MFP CLX-6210FX on an Active directory (win2003 ).

I shared this printer and ticked option ?List in the directory ?

I have got no problem for the domains users to install the printer.

On the server I have got this utility (please see below snapshot) that help me to scan if I want to scan

http://i47.tinypic.com/r1eclh.jpg

Now how can I share the scanner ? means how can a domain user scan a document from his/her PC directly ? because he/she does not have the utility above installed on his/her PC

What I had done in past with HP all in one ( I forgot the model) I installed a software from the HP CD on each client PC, he/she would be able to scan from his/her PC ( I .,,,,but it was not AD environment it was normal LAN between multiple XP

Do I need to do same thing with Samsung to be able to scan ?

Do I need to install the software for Samsung on each client PC (win XP Sp3) to accomplish this task ?

My second question setting of the printer is in Grayscale.

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Hi
Just installed HP Envy 4520 to my Win 7 pro laptop - I've had this previously on my old Vista laptop so i know how to use it all. Set my prefs to do duplex - i.e. flip page over to print both sides. BUT when I went to the actual print page it gave only "manually print both sides". I rebooted etc - no luck. The only difference in when I installed on the Vista & this case was that I put in the Photo features but since I never expect to do photo things like they have I did not install on this laptop.
help please
thanks
 

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I'm not sure this is a Windows problem. It may be an HP problem but I've not been able to get a solution on their forum so here goes a try on this forum

My HP Envy 4520 wireless network printer will not duplex print when installed on my HP Pavilion Notebook. The printer will not give me the ability to duplex print automatically. Printer preferences shows only 2 sided manually and that requires me to manually remove paper, turn it around and insert it in the printer. A pain in the neck for I do a lot of multi-page printing.

I will really appreciate help.

Oh, by the way the printer works fine on my Del Desktop.

Thank you very much.

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If this needs to be relocated by all means move it.

My wife just purchased a Ricoh SP 4310N B&W laser printer and the duplex attachment (on the back of the printer) for automatic 2-sided printing. However, we have not been able to make the printer operate in duplex mode. Note this is a full PS3 printer (this is why my wife purchased it - not mere PS emulation). We have the PS driver set as the default printer on her pc.

Here is what we have done:

1 - Configure printer in "Menu" for duplex mode printing. This is accomplished with the printer keypad.

2 - Examined the printer configuration in Windows and we cannot change the software control corresponding to duplex printing (I think it is actually called "2-sided printing" or maybe just "2-sided."). We reviewed the SP 4310N manual and it suggests removing the duplex accessory, re-seat it and power the printer and pc back up.

This is where we are. We have not powered up the SP 4310N or the pc. We thought to try forum assistance before continuing.

Also note, we are unable to make progress with 2-sided (i.e., duplex) printing whether we we are in Microsoft Office or Survey Tracker (the software my wife needs to use for printing surveys for tomorrow).

10:51 PM: The SP 4310N is currently printing my wife's survey's as required. We suspect the cold boot of the pc explains this success because, she power cycled the SP 4310N previously and did not obtain these positive resul... Read more

Answer:Duplex Printing Issue: W7 Pro 64-bit - Ricoh SP 4310N w/Duplex Option

Rick go here and download the driver update you need to agree and that takes you to the download page and make sure you pick the right Windows version driver.
Let us know how you go.
http://www.ricoh-usa.com/downloads/p...p43/sp43en.htm

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Hi guys, had an issue several months ago when I bought new PC, (Connection and everything else worked fine on my old pc) however on the new one I couldn't get my connection to work properly until I switched to 100Mbps half duplex. Since it kinda worked fine I left it like that and used it till now.

At that point I had no clue what it did and I didn't really care since it "fixed" my connection, however from what I understood while googling about it is that half duplex only allows one way data transport(only upload or download at the time). I might be completely wrong but that's what I figured.

Now the issue is that every time I try to upload something large my download becomes useless, however full duplex still doesn't work and I don't know how to fix it. Installed all the necessary and up to date drivers but that didn't change anything.

Answer:Issues with Network(works with half duplex but not with full duplex)

To be more precise, when I switch it to full duplex it reduces(limits) my download speed to only 10Mbps when I should have 50.

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just want to know is router simplex or half duplex or full duplex
and if both half dup and full then is it changable or not
 

Answer:is routers simplex or half duplex or full duplex

Wired connections to a router are full-duplex, 802.11b/g connections are half-duplex and share the bandwidth with all connected wireless clients on a contention basis. You can't really change any of this.
 

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I've been considering powerline networking for my home, because of certain difficulties pulling cables in one area. Wifi is saturated here in the city.

My first question is - how do I interpret the speed ratings? If the device is 500mbit, does that mean it's split 250mbs upstream and downstream, or can either direction utilize the full 500mbit?

My 2nd question - will a 500mbit device perform better than a 50mbit device in the presence of interference? I know these do drop to a fraction of their optimal bitrate when there's problems on the line. But is 500mbit 10x better than 50mbit in that case?
 

Answer:Powerline networking: full duplex? half duplex?

not really sure, never used the devices so don't know if that is supposed to be full duplex or not. I do know from what I have ever read and heard you will not get full utilization. So no, it won't be 10x faster than a 50Mbps link, but should be at least 4 - 5x time faster at least in some cases. Depending on how the house is ran you could have almost worthless speeds. These devices can be impacted by a lot of different things.
 

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Hi,

My computer is working fine - but I recently purchased a new Samsung ML2570 laser printer that just died when the starter cartridge ran out of toner (or actually when the printer counter hit its predetermined set no. - probably 1000). At least I think that's what happened. The starter cartridges come without fuses. Replacement cartridges or toner refill kits come with fuses that are supposed to reset the counters, so when I refilled the starter cartridge and inserted the fuse that came with the kit, the printer still didn't work. I tried again with two more fuses, with no luck. I don't have a printer jam and all the doors are well-latched before I turn it on. Does anyone have any idea what I should do next to get my printer working again? My email is [email protected]

Regards, and thanks for any help,

Marie
 

Answer:New Samsung Laser Printer Starter Cartridge Won't Reset Printer When Toner Refilled

bump
 

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Does anyone know how to get a driver taht will work with this perfectly good printer which doesn't seem to be supported by Windows 7

Answer:Windows7 printer drivers for a 10 year old samsung mono laser printer

Which model?

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Am looking for a Canon printers user forum - does anyone know of one?

My problem is I want to use Automatic Duplex Printing for printing an 8 page A5 size booklet (2 sheets of A4 paper).

Spent an hour on the phone with the Canon Help (so-called) Desk to no avail.
I ended up zipping and sending my newsletter to them so they could work out how to set up the printer for ADP.

That was over two weeks ago - nothing since. I sent an email to the person who received the newsletter but still no answer. I notice that Canon has NO email support at all. The only way to get in touch with them seems to be through their telephone support which wastes so much time while waiting to get through.

I thought a users forum may be the best shot but have not been able to find one.

Thanks
 

Answer:Canon printer ip3000 - automatic duplex printing

To use A4 paper in an A5 booklet, with auto duplexing I would assume that the process must be controlled by the application doing the printing. Not essentially the printer itself.

The printing application is what I think would decide what pages are printed on each section of the A4 paper, the printer only knows it is printing both sides of the page (and not the detailed content).

Perhaps some printer drivers get more involved, but I do wonder if you are seeking help from the right place, going to Canon?
 

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Installed the optional hardware to enable duplex printing when this printer was USB attached to my Dell laptop docking station while it was running XP Pro. The printer functioned flawlessly...duplex feature as well.

Wiped drive clean and installed Windows 7...couldn't find any Windows 7 native printer drivers, but used 32-bit Vista drivers and printer utility application. All works well, still USB attached, but the duplex printing option is not available as an option. Verified that the duplex-enabling hardware was still installed, turned printer off/on a few times...no success.

Can anyone direct me to Windows 7-native drivers for this printer and/or enlighten me as to how to enable duplex printing under Windows 7?

Thanks...just trying to save a few trees if I can

Answer:Dell 2130cn printer - duplex doesn't work

In the Dell printer 2130cn properties; Option tab, make sure you have selected the "Duplexer" as available. Once available, you will be able to select it in the preferences menu.

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Hi!
So i have been searching a while for a new mouse and my eyes has been stuck to the Roccat Kone Xtd.
Though it has a laser sensor and i dont know how much it has been improved since the time they had way to much acceleration.
I have been using some cheap laser mice and well. they work but Geez they are soo terrible! like. I cant controll it. While my 2 Optical Gaming mice is super precise, Now. The laser mice is puerly cheap garbage but i wonder. The roccat kone xtd's sensor is a very high performce sensor but when i look at the specs it has 30G of acceleration. It this good or bad ( im a total newbie to mouse sensors. )
And if you know. Will the roccat's sensor be better than my Razer Deathadder 3.5G's ?
Will i notice a difference? becouse i have accually got some problems with my optical razer not beeing able to give me enough dpi. i need over 4K sometimes.
And last. There is an optical version of the Roccat but i really want to be able to use it on pretty much every surface and not having the mouse to freak out becouse it doesent like the surface. so? for me. Laser kone or Optical Kone?

Answer:Roccat Kone Xtd laser worth buying or Should i wait for optical vs?

i use a wireless R.A.T 9 (wired version is a rat 7) it has a laser sensor and has a DPI of 6400 (at that speed i cant control it in game!!) As well as 50g of acceleration.. i dont think my arm can move that fast.. It uses a twin beam method one records the x and the other the y axis, so it give pin point accuracy. Ive tried many of mouse of the years and this is by far the best.

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I have found out that the wrong driver was installed. I have installed the right one but although it now prints OK in Black I am not getting any colour.I have looked at the properties and the colour box is ticked. The printer does not indicate a lack of colour ink.Can anyone help please?

Answer:No colour from Epsom 740 Colour printer

How long since it printed colour. Why is it you are just having to sort the drivers

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I have found out that the wrong driver was installed. I have installed the right one but although it now prints OK in Black I am not getting any colour.I have looked at the properties and the colour box is ticked. The printer does not indicate a lack of colour ink.Can anyone help please?

Answer:No colour from Epsom 740 Colour printer

has it got new carts in it , and have you taken the protective tabs off of the bottom of the cartridge.not making anybody look stupid but it does happen

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I have a router that supports 100 Mbps and under my ethernet settings I enabled 100 Mbps full duplex. What does that mean to me?
 

Answer:What does 100 Mbps full duplex, half duplex mean?

Found this from the good guys over at www.whatis.com:






Full-duplex data transmission means that data can be transmitted in both directions on a signal carrier at the same time. For example, on a local area network with a technology that has full-duplex transmission, one workstation can be sending data on the line while another workstation is receiving data. Full-duplex transmission necessarily implies a bidirectional line (one that can move data in both directions).
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Maybe this can help you with your question. Seems to me that you definitely want this feature enabled if at all possible.
 

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Hi, is this printer a good printer. i.e. I heard that after your toner runs out on some of these new laser printers, U have to replace more than juat a toner.

thks
 

Answer:HP 1020 Laser printer.. good printer??

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I'm just about to buy a multifunction printer (print/copy/scan/fax) and can't decide whether a laser or inkjet is best for me.I've done a lot of research, so I'm familiar with what's available, but there's still not a clear answer for me.I was all set to get the Canon Pixma MP830, and then I happened to read the box on one of the replacement cartridges (each color has its own separate cartridge).  It said you need to use up the ink in no more than 6 months.  And then I had a friend tell me that the ink will eventually dry up if you don't use it up fast enough.   Since I don't do a lot of printing, that's an issue for me.  I haven't had to worry about that with my current printer since it's a laser (HP LaserJet 4L).  To show you what I mean, my first toner cartridge lasted about 8 years.  Unfortunately, that HP 4L doesn't work with my new computer (technology too old).I like the idea of having color with the inkjet at a reasonable price.  However, there is the issue of higher ongoing costs with print cartridge replacements.  If I got a laser, it would be just black & white since the color lasers are way too expensive for me.  That would be a higher initial cost, but much lower ongoing costs.So I guess my biggest question is:  With inkjet printers, is it true that you have to replace the cartridges at least every 6 months, even if the ink isn't used up?Also, do you have any other thoughts on this whole issue?

Answer:Laser v. inkjet - need your advice

I guess for me "cost is relative".  What one person can't afford, another can.  The other thing is...do you really need a color printer?  I use my HP PhotoSmart 1115 for my color stuff (which is rare when I use it, and the ink hasn't dried up yet after almost a year).  I haven't had to replace any of the ink cartridges to date.I have a Brother HL-5040 laser and have printed several THOUSAND pages and have yet to replace the toner cartridge.  If these had been printed on an ink-jet, it would not be cost effective.So yes, you are right in that the initial output in $ is a lot, but in the long run I believe you'll save money.  Hope this helps.Alan <><

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