MFP recommendations

Jon Theil Nielsen jontheil at
Thu Aug 11 17:45:42 UTC 2011

2011/8/11 Michael <cadaver at>

> On Aug 11, 2011, at 2:51 AM, Jon Theil Nielsen wrote:
> > 2011/8/10 Jon Theil Nielsen <jontheil at>
> >
> > Since my main goal is to be able to print over the network via my FreeBSD
> > station, I could put in another way:
> > Can I expect that printers known to be supported by HPLIP (
> >
> actually
> > work in FreeBSD? And would one of the HP models by a "safe" choice?
> >
> > Regards,
> > Jon Theil Nielsen
> Hi,
> If you buy something like an Lexmark X543, you'll get all the features you
> want and it connects directly to your LAN. It speaks IPP and LPR which will
> work great with FreeBSD. It also speaks fluent MS Windows, Bonjour,
> Appletalk, etc. It's a little more expensive and larger than the HP you're
> looking at but you'll end up saving money over time using toner rather than
> ink.
> Michael
> Hi Michael,

Thank you very much for your suggestion. It seems like a very nice printer.
And I actually like the idea of a laser compared to inkjet. But for now,
both the physical size and the price are too much. So I have too keep
looking for another FreeBSD compatible solution (though it mostly - and
certainly for scanning purposes - will be used with Windows).


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