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Re: What do you recommend as a good Printer for a new computer?



I have had an HP Deskjet T45 since January and it works like a dog.  I tried
to get a good one to get through grad school.
Mary McQ
Mary McQueen
mcqueenm@dellnet.com
mcqueenm@hotmail.com
----- Original Message -----
From: Michael Brady <jbrady@EMAIL.UNC.EDU>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
Sent: Monday, November 06, 2000 12:16 PM
Subject: Re: What do you recommend as a good Printer for a new computer?


> >   We do some printing/publishing and are about to purchase a new
computer (a
> >   Gateway) and would like to know some good Printers to consider.  We
will be
> >   doing everything from photos to book publishing.  Any suggestions
would be
> >   helpful.
>
> Mary,
>
> At my previous office, we were very impressed with the Hewlett-Packard b&w
> printers (both 4 and 5 series). I think our 5-series printer was a true
1200
> dpi resolution. Both the 4 and 4 were FAST--even when we downloaded fonts
> rather than storing them on the printer's hard drive. They took a lot of
data,
> buffered it well, hardly ever choked or jammed, and just kept cruising.
>
> On the 5, the resolution was sharp, there was almost never any background
> interstellar dust on the pages, and almost never any irregularities or
> inconsistencies in sharpness or darkness from edge to edge.
>
> Both the 4 and 4 were multilingual and, from what I could tell, they
queued and
> printed out incoming jobs from PCs and Macs with aplomb and alacrity!
Also,
> they both came with two built-in trays (user configured: we used 8 1/2 x
11 and
> 11 x 17) and a bypass tray.
>
> Disclaimer: I'm not getting any money from HP, I just love their black and
> white printers.
>
>
> -------------------
> Michael Brady
> 16 Pedestal Rock Lane
> Durham, NC 27712
> Voice  919 471 9554    fax 919 962 2707
> jbrady@email.unc.edu   http://www.unc.edu/~jbrady/index.html
>
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