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When does a laser printer run out of memory?

I have a humble Brother HL-1110 monochrome laser printer with 1MB of RAM. That's pretty short and, in the beginning, I thought I was only going to be able to print plain text documents or small PDF ...
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1answer
95 views

LaserJet prints half of all pages pink?

I have an HP Color LaserJet CM1015 MFP printer that's been in storage over a year. It worked perfectly before putting it in storage, but since I took it out it's practically unusable, since it prints ...
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1answer
564 views

What's the difference between ProRes “1200”, “1200 (156 lpi)” and “1200 (180 lpi)” in printing?

I have an HP LaserJet P2055d printer. Printer quality can be chosen between 600 dpi, FastRes 1200, ProRes 1200, ProRes 1200 (156 lpi) and ProRes 1200 (180 lpi). What is the difference between ProRes ...
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How to print large and complex files without upgrading printer memory

I have a HP LaserJet P2055d printer. Printer memory is 64 MB and printer processor speed 600 MHz. Printing large documents containing scanned images and complex vector objects takes a long time. Is ...
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1answer
73 views

Why would my colour laser printer use colour ink?

I have a Dell colour laser printer and my black ink is running low, but what's more surprising is that my colour ink is also running low. I am almost always printing plain text documents with hardly ...
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1answer
120 views

does an inkjet printer size a pdf differently than a laser printer?

I developed a script to generate a sized PDF template for customers to download. On my laser printer it prints to size. But my customer just printed it on a inkjet, and it's smaller by about 1/4". I ...
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803 views

What causes those horizontal color streaks on my printer's output?

Ever since I acquired it, less than a hundred pages ago, this printer's paper output has featured horizontal bands - the denser the color, the denser the streaks. The printer is a Canon i-SENSYS ...
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1answer
307 views

Xerox Phaser 4620 Fuser overheat immediately

I recently got a Phaser 4620 ans within moments of turning it on, the fuser was marked as overheated and did not even print the test sheet. Anyone else know why this is?
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196 views

How much does a square inch of ink cost [closed]

I work at a school where we often need to copy (xerox) short excerpts from books for the students (its all out of copyright). Some of the teachers are not careful to cut off the black strip resulting ...
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1answer
79 views

How to print high volume of pages with very little text?

I need to print a large number of letter sized pages. Each of these pages will have very little text (e.g. serial no.). I will be using a mono laser printer (probably Lexmark T654). The page volume ...
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1answer
241 views

How can I print to HP 3800 printer via wi-fi?

My initial idea was to stick a Wi-Fi dongle into HP 3800 usb port, but is it going to work? This is not the network version (HP 3800n). Is it possible to turn it somehow into a wifi printer? I need ...
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1answer
340 views

High quality printing small images

Recently I asked a question on TeX.stackexchange here. I thought using TeX, I could not print images correctly. I tried printing the same images in MS Word, the result did not change. The problem is ...
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2answers
561 views

Printer stops printing at page 138, every time

I'm printing invoices from quickbooks premier 2009 and I have around 300 to print. But the job always fails at 138. It doesn't give any error messages, the print dialog box just disappears. and ...
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1answer
158 views

Cost of running colour laser printers

Has anyone got a good list of the costs of running colour laser printers, both for colour and black that take into account different usage volumes. E.g if the dram needs replacing after 20,000 pages, ...
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Print double sided and multiple pages on Ubuntu

I would like to print two pages per page, and both side of the paper (4 pages into a single sheet of paper). I am using a cheap laser printer (Xerox DocuPrint 203A). In Windows, the printer software ...
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Are color laser printers good enough to print photos? [closed]

Are color laser printers good enough to print photos? Or they too expensive and produces low quality photos?