Duplex printer advice
dkelly at hiwaay.net
Mon Jun 2 01:06:59 UTC 2008
On Jun 1, 2008, at 5:23 PM, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> Just one warning about these.
> The toner empty light blinks use the same pattern as the
> fuser fail. And, unlike the HP units, you usually can't
> "shake down" the cartridge to get an extra hundred or
> so pages out of it. Don't jump to conclusions that the
> fuser is bad when it's out of toner.
An irony of this printer is a new drum is $180 MSRP but refurbished
5250's or 5240's are about $100.
If ever my drum needs replacement I'll buy a refurbished printer.
The 5240 is the same thing but without network, duplex, or postscript.
So when buying for spare parts its just as good as a 5250.
David Kelly N4HHE, dkelly at HiWAAY.net
Whom computers would destroy, they must first drive mad.
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