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A printer that doesn't protest refilled cartridges?

Epson has a line of printers specifically designed to be refilled - called the ecotank/supertank line - they're a bit pricier than 'regular' printers (which are absurdly cheap cause they're selling ...
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Home Office Inkjet Printer

We ended up going to a local PC store today so my mother could physically examine the printers. I will give a brief run down of the printers we looked at, it may help others with their choice. My ...
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Cheap laser printer with widely available toners

HP LaserJet Pro P1102w Features: Drivers compatible with Windows 7, 8, & 10 (reference) First party and cheap 3rd party compatible toners (example) Monthly duty cycle: up to 5000, but ...
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Good printer with cheap ink

I have the Canon MX340 Series Printer. I've been using ths printer for roughly 3-4 years and it's been consistently reliable. According to this review, it comes for only $99, which is incredibly ...
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Small printer+scanner with very good support for Ubuntu

I recommend a HP printer, specifically the HP LaserJet Pro M130nw. Amazon claims to sell it for $99 once you add to cart. HP has always had the best support on Linux [1][2][3], and the current open ...
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Low-cost mutlifunction printer/scanner that can perform 2-sided scans

If you are willing to adjust your price slightly, I recommend the HP OfficeJet Pro 8720. It won The Wirecutter's best all in one printer recommendation in September 2016. Among the many features ...
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Document scanner that respects limited desktop space

I am going to give three options here. I am not sure if they will hit the budget you are looking for but they are all GREAT scanners. I personally own the IX500 and it is the best scanner I have ...
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Laser Dry Electrostatic vs Indirect Electrostatic photographic

They are all various ways of referring to the same process, which a Xerox engineer invented (hence the name of their company): Xerography. HowStuffWorks has a decent overview of the process here. So,...
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Are there any printer companies that sell empty ink cartridges that I can fill myself?

Printer companies specifically avoid doing this because their margin only comes from ink sales. They usually lose money on the printer itself. This is true of most accessory-based consumer ...
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A printer that works consistently when needed

I personally swear by Brother inkjet printers that have ink tanks. My model, Brother DCP-T310, can go weeks without printing and will just start whenever needed. Just make sure that the tanks never go ...
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A printer that works consistently when needed

I would go with a laser printer. You can get black/white or color laser printers. The color laser printers are true laser printers. They contain 4 toner cartridges. Many laser printers are ...
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Low-cost mutlifunction printer/scanner that can perform 2-sided scans

After further research using the correct search terms (and digging deeper on each device as neither Amazon or Newegg are that good at listing all relevant information, I have come up with this one. ...
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Small low-cost printer for occasional use

Size. The smaller the better... This means ink jet or the equivalent; every other technology makes the printer significantly bigger. A review of the best portable printers shows hardware costs for ...
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What's a good, cheap printer that connects to a MacBook?

Brother printers support MacOS X, and connect by USB. I'd suggest the B&W Brother LH-L2320D which offers duplexing for $80 FOB Destination (US). Toner refills are also relatively inexpensive. ...
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How to compare low-mid range color laser printers

A review of Brother's MFC-9340CDW specifications, the HP MFP-M477 data sheet, and the HP MFP-M479 data sheet does not show any have the ability to accept input from either a USB-attached or wireless ...
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Want recommendations for new Laser Color Printer for Ubuntu 18.04+

I would recommend Brother MFC color lasers, such as the MFCL3770CDW which, at $400 retail, satisfies all of your specifications. Ubuntu drivers are available for direct download as a DEB file.
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Is there an adapter which allows an ethernet wired printer to be connected via wifi instead?

You can find the answer to your question on this same SE: Transmitting an NIC to NIC Ethernet connection wirelessly 30-50ft The device requires a power source and has a USB connector for that ...
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Small workgroup printer for five users connecting by Bluetooth

HP Officejet 100 $356.99 Rate: 22 ppm Resolution: 1200 dpi Connective technology: USB, Bluetooth Printer Technology: Colorized Thermal Inkjet Supported Paper Formats: Letter (8.5" x 11"), A 4/5/6, ...
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Laser Color Printer Recommendation

The printer Sharp MX-5140N has all your mentioned specifications. BUT: it is an printer for big offices, if you look for a printer at home, this is not for you. Additionally it might be best, if ...
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Printer Recommendation for CAD drawings

It appears to be very difficult to find a Laser printer under $1000 that comes in as large a size as A3 (11.7 x 16.5 in). I was only able to find a Refurbished/Used - Like New system. HP Color ...
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how much toner is wasted on every print

This is dependent on brand and design, so there's not a universal, fixed answer. On modern toner-based printers, the average is around 13% of the toner being wasted. Earlier or lousy models can go ...
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Document scanner that respects limited desktop space

Maybe a mobile document scanner would work for you. Something like the Canon imageFORMULA P-208II It is small, has duplex functionality (scans both sides at once), and scans 8 pages per minute (7.5 ...
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Label printer for printing labels from computer

Just use a standard laser printer. You can buy A4 sheets of labels and print onto those. Your document software (eg. MS Word) will have templates to easily set up the right margins for the label. A ...
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Label printer for printing labels from computer

I've had great success with a Dymo Labelwriter 450 Turbo. I use it to generate shipping labels, inventory labels, and name tags (with pictures) most often. I've used it for prototyping a few things as ...
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Most reasonable printer for hard plastic ID badges / business cards?

I say get the Da Vinci Mini 3D printer, use that to print out plastic backings with a lip, and then print out stickers to put on top on a full-color inkjet printer of any description. You're looking ...
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Android Compatible Portable A4 Printer

I'm going to recommend the HP Deskjet 460c. This printer meets your requirements, though it is not a thermal printer. It supports printing directly from Android via a wifi connection (no router needed ...
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Colour Laser MFP

I did some digging around and in the end I got a Lexmark CX 310. The only thing it falls down on is the duplex scanning automatically, however the interface allows for it. Having used it for a while ...
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Cheap network all-in-one printer that can scan to network share?

I use an old HP MFP1212 LaserJet. It scans to my 3 MacAirs, my Win10 desktop (or via any of them them to a Synology NAS). Pretty much bullet proof, though you can expect the auto sheet-feeder input ...
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