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#1 Andrewr05

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Posted 02 March 2009 - 12:26 PM

I'm looking for a decent laser printer for the office, what do you guys recommend?


We've got an OKI C5150N here thats about 5-6 years old thats finally crapping the bed.
We aren't going to get it fixed
It literally takes 60 seconds to "warm up", longer if your printing color
It jams all the time
It just desperately needs to be replaced...

We're looking at about $400.
B&W this time around
30PPM minimum
Multifunction is a plus (at least a copy function)



I was looking at this:
Dell 2335dn Multifunction Laser Printer
It looks look a pretty darn decent printer.
(I can even upgrade the memory)


Do any of you have experience with laser printers?

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Posted 02 March 2009 - 02:31 PM

IMO the best laser printers are made by HP. Maintenance on them is definitely less expensive than Samsung, Brother, etc.

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Posted 02 March 2009 - 02:49 PM

Def get one that is full duplex (double sided printing) I think dell's full duplex printers are ones with 'dn' after the model.

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Posted 02 March 2009 - 03:10 PM

If the model has "dn" on the end it means it does duplexing and is network ready.

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Posted 05 March 2009 - 11:35 AM

I just bought a Brother HL-5250DN, hopefully it works out.
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Posted 05 March 2009 - 12:15 PM

We had a brother laser printer at work, and needless to say I wanted to office space that thing on many occasions. We finally got rid of it and got an hp. Much happier with the hp.

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#7 Andrewr05

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Posted 05 March 2009 - 02:45 PM

Oh well, it has got to be better than this piece of shi crap that we're using now...


Quick question, I want to upgrade the memory in this.

It says it takes 144-pin DIMM, does it have to be ECC or anything special?

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Posted 05 March 2009 - 05:39 PM

IMO you will be sorry you bought a brother. lol

The manual for the printer should have stipulations listed for what memory the printer needs.

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Posted 05 March 2009 - 05:45 PM

Well, we needed something and it seemed to get pretty decent reviews.
*shrug*


I also picked up a 256 stick for $25...


I can't imagine it will be any worse than this POS OKI that we have now...

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Posted 05 March 2009 - 05:54 PM

True it won't be any worse than the oki. lol

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Posted 05 March 2009 - 08:19 PM

Honestly, the best laser I've EVER used was the Samsung we had @ circuit city, in over 2 years of operation we jammed the thing once. I've also had a great track record with HP, the IBM color laser we had however was the biggest pile of crap I've ever seen.

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Posted 05 March 2009 - 08:37 PM

I think there is reason large corporations (and the public sector, at least here) tend to use HP.
I don't think I have really seen anything but in any serious print room.

We have a 4000N at home that was in office use for years and now continues to churn out prints even though it has some cosmetic damage.

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