mueller6722 at twc.com
Sun May 14 08:06:04 UTC 2017
from Chris Hill:
> I wonder if anyone can offer advice on a new printer. My old HP 4550N has
> finally given up the ghost after more than 16 years of semi-faithful service.
> I'm looking for a color laser printer with ethernet interface and Postscript
> comprehension. I'm currently looking at the HP M553n and the Xerox Phaser
> 6515DN, but if you have other suggestions, ideas, caveats... I'd love to hear
> them. Thanks.
My luck with HP has been bad, enough to dissuade me from buying any more HP products.
I have HP LaserJet Professional M1212nf MFP, and the first several attempts were fruitless, in both NetBSD and FreeBSD.
I finally got it to print in NetBSD through cups with a special PPD file, think FreeBSD might also work with the same PPD file.
Only Ethernet worked, USB didn't.
I am rebuilding FreeBSD installations after getting nonbootable results updating NetBSD (version 7.99.71 of current branch).
Then I intend to rebuild many packages including cups and hplip.
I never got scanning or fax from computer to work.
One adverse factor is the need for a proprietary binary plugin.
I was on Xerox website and more favorably impressed, but didn't buy the printer because I already have that HP multifunction printer.
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