Suggestions for wi-fi printer/fax/copier
Thread poster: Susanna Garcia

Susanna Garcia  Identity Verified
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Jul 18, 2010

Hi,
I have an Acer Aspire 5810TZG laptop and need to upgrade my cranky printer to something that doesn't need a cup of tea and a Hob-Nob before it will consider doing any work.
I obviously need something compatible, wi-fi but with option for mains connection too, and to function as copier and fax.

Thanks

Suzi


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Andrea Martínez  Identity Verified
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Hi Suzi, Jul 18, 2010

I'm very satisfied with my Lexmark Prospect Pro205. Relatively low printing cost, very low energy consumption in standby mode. (Important if you use it as a fax). It is Wifi printer, fax, copier and scanner. No problems till now.

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Susanna Garcia  Identity Verified
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Printer Jul 18, 2010

Thank you, Andrea. It looks ideal and an excellent price too.
Enjoy what's left of the weekend.

Suzi


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Roberto Lipani  Identity Verified
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About wi-fi peripherals Jul 19, 2010

Good evening,
with regard to the subject of this forum, I would like to add a hint: when purchasing a multi-function printer (i.e. that works as printer, copier and fax) laser is much better (in matters of cost savings) rather than ink-jet (of course it depends on the use also); a laser printer is more durable and requires very low maintenance if compare to ink-jet
Have a nice week

Regards

Roberto


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Romeo Mlinar  Identity Verified
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Laser, definitely Jul 19, 2010

Ink cartridges are extremely expensive long term. You could some research and calculate the price you need to pay per page for each printer (see printer specifications).

Btw, I think Lexmark has a good choice: you might want to see their duplex printers.

Cheers,
R.


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Mary Lalevee  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 12:57
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Price of toner Aug 18, 2010

I am fed up paying more than £50 for toner, more or less every month. I have an HP laser printer (P1005) which is fine, but I find the cost per page extortionate.

I calculated that it was double what a friend is paying per page using a Kodak all in one ink-jet printer. But I only want a B/W printer for my business, don't need the other bells and whistles.

I will check out the Lexmark that someone has suggested.

Mary

Just looked at the price of Lexmark cartridges - the printing cost is 4p+ per page!!

With the Kodak all-in-one it's 0.0156p per page, and with the HP printer it's 0.036!

[Edited at 2010-08-18 13:25 GMT]

[Edited at 2010-08-18 13:25 GMT]


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