fc3 and "all-in-one" fax, scanner, printers
boblq at cox.net
Mon Nov 14 08:32:41 PST 2005
On Monday 14 November 2005 07:57 am, Carl Lowenstein wrote:
> On 11/14/05, boblq <boblq at cox.net> wrote:
> > On Sunday 13 November 2005 11:52 pm, Carl Lowenstein wrote:
> > > Some of us (like me) are retired and no longer have a printer at work
> > > to mooch copies from. So I have two printers: one color inkjet and
> > > one mono laser.
> > >
> > > Even when I could use the high-speed duplex printer at work, it was
> > > nice to have something at home for instant copies. I find that I
> > > can't easily remember what was on the last several screens full of
> > > stuff that I just read. Rather than swapping back and forth between
> > > different images on my desktop, I make a hard copy to look at.
> > >
> > > I guess there must be at least 10 different types of people here,
> > > those who like hard copy for reference, and those who do not.
> > >
> > > carl
> > I like hard copy but I hate printers. Just one more thing to
> > maintain. I hate maintenance.
> > Carl, what is your mono laser? I had a great run with an HP
> > Laserjet IIp. The only printer I could ever stand.
> I now have an HP LaserJet 2200d. It is the direct descendant of the
> LJ4 and LJ5 series, and has a built-in duplexer. It came as an
> exceptionally good deal from eBay.
> I have sitting on the shelf in the back room a Laserjet IIIp, which is
> the same mechanism as the IIp with newer firmware. But it has a bad
> optical scanner. If your IIp still has a good scanner, the parts are
> interchangeable. Interested?
Thanks carl, but my old IIp has been gone for several years
now. It finally reached the point where it just made no more sense
for me to repair it ... :(
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