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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.

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

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Answer:Advice on a new colour laser printer

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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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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 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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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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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

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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 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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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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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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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 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 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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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'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, 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Take up Origami

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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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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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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.

how... Read more

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I need about 70 off small flyers intermittently.Too small a run for commercial print and content changes so would be high wastage if say 500 off.Old B/W laser on last legs.So:Purchase and Lasercolour print or Inkjet original and buy and run Laser colour copier??Regards........Tonbridge

Answer:Laser Printing v Laser Copying Costs

Weigh up the cost of quality over price. Will producing a good quality flier pay for the expensive colour laser printer? Or if just printed off a b/w printer do just as good a job?

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solved it?
Updated drivers for  Nvidia Graphics card.  Reset the Collection under 'Features' in Settings.
Nothing works yet.  Any ideas, anybody?

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Hi there gurus.
My pc doesn?t show certain colour objects in Publisher 2007 and some on-line sites. Overall, the screen colour is very good. I know the fault is localised, because when I switch to Print Preview in Publisher it looks fine and I can see all the object colours. (I only lose the colour with objects, not text)
Also, when I send a copy of a Publisher page to my partner who is on the same PC, it looks fine on her screen.
I?ve tried going to Install/uninstall programs and run the Repair, but to no avail. The guys in my computer shop are clueless without seeing it. Anyone who can help solve this for me is a gem.
Cheers!
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Now that's ok if I log off and on.

But if I sleep or hibernate (not personally ) and then resume, the colour and setting are lost.

I noticed that on resuming, the border colour is present until the 'Please wait' screen appears, after which these settings are lost.

Any ideas? Thanks!

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Hello friends,
I was just thinking that wouldn't it be great if we get more color options to change the background color on our Windows Phone devices than just black or white as we get on Windows 8.1 devices to customize background color along with tile colour?
Reply your views !

Answer:More colour options to change background colour

I personally like the black and white, but I saw a mockup of a dim tropical photo in place of the black and it looked quite beautiful.

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Hello.

I seriously need help with my PC. I've reinstalled Windows XP and Service Pack 2, and I can't chnge the Screen resolution or the colour quality. It sucks. The resolution stays at 800x600, the lowest possible, and the colour quality stays at 8 bit. I think I have a ATI 128 MB DDR Radeon 9800 Pro. I dunno whether thats a driver or what. And I also don't know my graphics card, or whether that will help at all.

I would swear at this point but I'm too young.

Oh but I'll use this instead

Has anyone got any help for me that I can understand. I'm 14 but I still can understand most computer talk.

Anyway thanks very much for reading all this crap and please try not to point out all my spelling mistakes.

Alex Jordan

Answer:[resolved]Help with resolution and colour and colour quality??.. anyone??

Heya, welcome to the forums


Okay, it has to do with your drivers. Go to ATI's website and find your driver.

Here's the link

http://ati.amd.com/support/drivers/xp/radeonx-xp.html

Please download and install both the Control Center as well as the Display driver. Then restart your computer and try to change the resolution.

Cheers!
-Facade

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Help please...I do cartoons in Photoshop for magazines...how can I adjust my screen, so that what I see on the screen will match what is printed in my client's magazine? Thanks.click here

Answer:Screen colour to match magazine colour?

I found the easiest way to achieve this was to print the picture and then adjust my screen to match. Once you've adjusted the screen all future pictures which look too light or dark, on screen, can be adjusted to suit within your software.

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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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Thanks Whisperer taken your advice and everything is OK. Regards Peppers

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Answer:HP Laser Jet 4

Which one of the laserjet 4 is it from the list here? click here

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I would like to buy a laserjet (All in one) for my small business usually printing 300 sheets per month.
I want suggestions for a good performer with affordable price from users experience. Many thanx in advance.
 

Answer:laser jet ( all in one)

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hhiim looking to buy a new multi funtion printer /fax /copier /scanner, does anybody know the benifits of buying a laser as against abn inject unit i have my eye on a HP7310 ANY CLUES OR VIEWS PLEASEthanksrobin

Answer:to laser or not

Lasers are cheaper to run than inkjet printers but unless its a really expensive one they are no use for photos. Actually thinking about it I'm not even sure if even the expensive ones are any good for photos as I personally haven't seen one.The short answer is they are cheaper to run.

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The above always with a blank sheet of paper on boot-up of computer. Any ideas why?A second problem. In MS Word (xp pro) the show/hide paragraph sign is always on -- Doesn't stop the computer working but the dots, arrows & paragraph signs can be annoying to say the least. Is there a way to get this working properly once again?

Answer:HP Laser Jet 4L

I don't know about your paper feed problem unless deleting the printer and reinstalling it with the latest driver version helps.For your Word problem I would think that searching for Normal.dot and deleting any that you find should cure it. A new standard template will be created when you next start Word.

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I don't think RedLaser has worked on my phone for a couple months now. Are they dropping windows phone support? Open the app and it says no internet access.

Answer:Is Red Laser going to fix their app?

I don't think anyone here knows the answer to this question. Maybe you should contact them directly with your questions and concerns.

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I Have recently had to restore Windows XP and I cannot use my printer because the discs for the drivers are missing can anyone please help?

Answer:HP Laser jet 6l

click here HP`s Support site.

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http://www.iht.com/bin/print_ipub.php?file=/articles/2006/04/03/business/hdtv.php
Mitsubishi is to announce this week that it has developed a commercial system using colored lasers to display bright, deep images on large, thin, lightweight screens, surpassing images seen on film.
 

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Answer:Laser printers

Hi,I want to purchase a lazer printer mono as I want to print cheap leaflets that don't need color. Wht particular specs should I look for when looking for a lazer printer. I want a machine that is good quality and where I don't have to spend a fortuen everytime the toner runs out. As I have been told that sometimes you have to purchase the drum and the toner each time you need more toner which can cost upto 100.ThanksTake CareMichelle:-)click here (my own website) P.S. I was told a kryocea(?sp) is a good quality machine and the cost for toners etc is average, is that the case?

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Hi there .I can no longer burn cds. I get error reports and the burning process ends. I have tried burning at a lower speed and have used a cd cleaner but still I get the same errors. Is the laser broken? And if so would it be better to just buy a cheap CDRW use a USB port than getting it repaired? My pc is about a year and a half old and I haven't done much burning at all. The thing I don't understand is that I can still play cds and import them to my pc, is that not using the laser or does it copy and play it another way. Any advice or help will be much appreciated.
Yours Sincerely
James
 

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xp always give me problem of installing this printer because it 's not one of the accepatable one.

Tried to get driver for XP from HP but it can't be download. Try to buy it, the site won't accept my payment for shipping.

does anybody know where I can the driver for this printer for Windows XP?
 

Answer:hp laser jet all in one 3100

You might find some help in this article:

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=bpl11037&locale=en_US
 

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Ok so I really need a new mouse and with the help of beedub reminding me...I am thinking about a laser mouse. Not optical but laser.

http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/pr...CONTENTID=9043

here is the link

OK so I am wondering what this gives me over optical and corded mice..(or both).

Can anyone answer this?

Answer:Laser mouse

unbelievable accuracy brother. the laser mouse makes optical seem like the **** that the wheel mouse has to offer. but who really needs such sensitivity...

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could someone please tell me the best way to clean the laser on a ps2 it starts up but is then very stuttery and iam hoping this will cure the problem

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Optical or Laser mouse? Merits?
 

Answer:Optical or Laser

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I got a laser mouse with my computer when I bought it a year ago, and recently it decided to start jumping around the screen, at first I thought this was an attempted system take-over, but then it did it offline. Is it normal for laser mice to just decide to stuff up or is there something faulty with it?
 

Answer:Laser Mice?

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Fascinating...

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Hello

i have a new problem, now my mouse is always on(the laser), even when my computer is shut off. it also turns off if i disconnect the usb. I notice this only recently started to happen. My cousin has had this problem for a long time too. Anyone know how i can fix this?

I have Inteli Explorer 3.0 with drivers.
 

Answer:Laser mouse is ALWAYS on

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Question: Laser Printer help

Hi there,I have a Dell 5130cdn at work and it recently started to ghost.  In addition there is a patchy band of random colors that shows up down the middle of the page as a thick line.  The magenta drum inside of the printer is very dirty (pink all over the place!).  I plan on replacing it but do I have to replace all the other drums as well?  How do I know if the others are having issues too?Thanks!

Answer:Laser Printer help

Is this what you are talking about/ http://accessories.dell.com/sna/products/printer_accessories/productdetail.aspx?c=ca&l=en&s=prov&sku=a3343950 Here is a site that seems to deal with the "drum" issue on your printer see if it gives you what you want.http://www.fixyourownprinter.com/forums/laser/45183truenorth

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I have a cordless laser mouse, which is sometimes so jumpy that it is hard to put it on a link. It works fine on some surfaces but on a lot of the it is extremely jumpy. One of the surfaces it is jumpy on is a mouse pad. Can someone tell me why this is happening and/or how to or what to use to fix it?

Answer:Laser Mouse

faulty mouse or bad link to the reciever?? my laptop mouse does it sometimes as well, but i think its because the connection to the reciever sucks.

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Question: laser printer

I have a problem. At work, there is a dot matrix printer that prints invoices on carbon paper, which are three layers thick, and then are signed by a client. Recently, the dot matrix printer has died, and we need a solution. My boss asked me to investigate.

He wants to know if there are any ways of printing invoices from a laser printer, but not have to print 3 seperate copies, sort of like carbon paper for a laser.

Any ideas??

Answer:laser printer

doubtful seeing as how a laser printer works. unless there is some kind of medium that transfers to a cc by heat, and be able to differentiate small incremental differences in the paper and make something legible. Think of it this way, your laser printer works by charging the paper as its fed. It then charges the drum via laser to the desired image and then the toner is added. The paper and drum are opposingly charged so when it passes through the drum the image is transfered to the charged paper and then passed through the fusing rollers and melts the toner onto the page (thats why they're somewhat warm). For carbon copies, its transfered through the old fashioned way, by impact. Thats why daisy wheel and dot matrix printers are used because of impact blows transfering the ink to the carbon copy.

Only way I could see it is by printing multiple copies.

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sorry, server jammed and posted twice
 

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Question: Laser Printers

My wife and I are tired of spending $75+ bucks a pop on lexmark multifunction printers every six months when they invaribly end up failing. (I'm good with computer troubleshooting, but I suck with printers).

So we've decided to go ahead and shell out the extra money for a laser printer. Another reason is that I intend to network all the computer (3 desktops and a laptop) to all print off this one printer. Another is that my mother in law and wife run a dog breeding buisness and they're always having to print receits and handouts.

My question is what brand (ie. Cannon, HP, Lexmark) would you all recomend.

Thanks everyone,
-- Tommy

Answer:Laser Printers

i think hp makes the most quality products, although their chat support sucks. I always know more than the person I am talking to about their own product.

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a friend has a karaoke business. He wants to convert all his Karaoke Laser disks to CD's.......does anybody have an idea how to do this ???? Or can you direct me to a page that'll tell me what I need and how to do it.
 

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I have had a Canon Pixma MP500 all in one for several years, and it is a great printer. BUT, I am really, really tired of paying for the ink. Even though I buy my ink for much less over the internet, an ink jet printer is cheap to buy, but expensive to use.

Are their any reasonably priced all in one color laser printers on the horizon that would be of good quality? For this type machine, I'm thinking under $500 would be reasonably priced, and I would seriously consider it.
 

Answer:laser all-in-one printer?

Check the cost of color laser consumables, it's not unusual to find a complete set of toners get close to the printer price.
 

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