Re: Printers Revisited

From: Arthur Keller <arthur_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Sat May 22 2004 - 19:47:37 CDT

How about 110lb index stock? There also may be an advantage to going
with an American manufacturer (even if the stuff is all made overseas
anyway).

Best regards,
Arthur

At 5:23 PM -0700 5/22/04, Cory Hamma wrote:
>I know you are all very interested in these HP printers, but the
>Brother HL-1440 laser is a great printer for the price (about
>$100-$160), talks standard PCL and prints out the page on top of the
>printer, face down.
>
>It will accept pretty thick paper -- I used some super-bright 24 lb
>IBM paper and it worked very well. USB and parallel connections.
>Linux compatible.
>
>Another really good plus with this printer is it's speed -- much
>faster warm-up than the HP printers and very quick to pump out the
>first sheet.
>
>Plus, this printer is very widely available new for the price of
>many used HP printers.
>
>-Cory
>
>Alan Dechert wrote:
>
>>David,
>>
>>
>>>I got to looking online for pictures of different printer models, just
>>>to see if there was anything I wasn't familiar with by way of paper
>>>paths/trays/etc. Basically, it seems as I thought.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>We bought an HP 1300 for the demo for $350. These can now be had for around
>>$300.
>>
>>
>>>But looking at some models got me thinking about whether it would it
>>>might be worth using Postscript printers from the start, thereby
>>>removing Ghostscript/CUPS from the toolchain.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>The 1300 does PS Level 2 emulation--works great.
>>
>>The ballot comes out 8 seconds after hitting print. It easily handles legal
>>sized paper (or A4) if we need that. The print quality is great (1200 x
>>1200). Recommended duty cycle is 10,000 pages per month which means it has
>>a real value for use beyond using in the voting booth.
>>
>>Alan D.
>>

-- 
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Arthur M. Keller, Ph.D., 3881 Corina Way, Palo Alto, CA  94303-4507
tel +1(650)424-0202, fax +1(650)424-0424
==================================================================
= The content of this message, with the exception of any external 
= quotations under fair use, are released to the Public Domain    
==================================================================
Received on Mon May 31 23:17:57 2004

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.8 : Mon May 31 2004 - 23:18:16 CDT