[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Old Index]
Re: Need printer recommendation
On Sun, 27 Nov 2011 16:06:09 +0100
herbert langhans <herbert.raimund%langhans.com.pl@localhost> wrote:
> A short question - what laser printer do you use with NetBSD? I would
> be very happy with a Cups-free solution. Maybe a network printer what
> connects by TCP/IP?
After wrestling with cheap inkjet printers and ghostscript, I started
using Lexmark Postscript printers. Currently that's a C530, which is
about the same size and price as the refrigerator I had in college.
The current B&W model is the E260dn.
lp|remote laser printer|Lexmark C530dn:\
The manuals are reasonably complete and are online.
One nice thing is you can FTP the document to the printer, bypassing
any drivers or other mediation.
I have had problems printing certain PDFs, even via ftp. When I
contacted support and provided copies of the files, they said the files
were OK, that it worked for them. They requested the full specs for
the firmware but I never followed up. I think I could have resolved it
given sufficient interest.
The printer can be configured via its built-in webserver and sends mail
when the ink is low. I've spent more in ink than on the printer, and
I'm sure I'm not alone.
Main Index |
Thread Index |