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Re: [vox-tech] need printer advice badly



On the new side, a search of CompUSA revealed these
two candidates:

HP 1200e
http://www.compusa.com/products/product_info.asp?product_code=282672
http://www.hp.com/cposupport/printers/support_doc/bpl10509.html#P1_80

and 

Xerox Phaser 3400
http://www.compusa.com/products/product_info.asp?product_code=50170127

As far as the fuser unit, this is the part of a laser
printer where the toner is heated and bonded to the
paper. The HP 6 (4 & 5 series as well) may have all
the parts you describe built in to it. I couldn't find
the actual part number on a quick check of HP's
external web site. Another thing, the base memory of
HP printers is soldered in I believe.

Marc

--- Peter Jay Salzman <p@dirac.org> wrote:
> hola,
> 
> my HP laserjet 6MP definitely needs a new output
> spindle, and could use
> a new feeder.  the feeder is not crucial; sometimes
> it spits out two
> pages instead of 1, which is more of an annoyance
> than anything else.
> the output spindle must get replaced.
> 
> the repair guy said that i'd need a new fuser kit
> for $329 and labor to
> install the fuser kit would be $110 for a grand
> total of $439.
> 
> that's way too much for me.  i'm hoping to get my
> printer back without
> paying THAT much money.
> 
> 
> 1. even though i don't know what a "fuser kit" is,
> it sounds like this
> kit is way overkill for an output spindle and a
> feeder.   it sounds like
> it supplies "electrical stuff".  can someone comment
> on this?
> 
> 2. does anyone have printer experience who could
> help me install the
> fuser kit so i can avoid the $110?   another option
> would be to buy a
> HP 6MP from ebay.  looks like they're going for
> about $200.  shipping
> might be another $50 at most.  cannibalizing one of
> these and doing the
> job myself would still be cheaper than servicing. 
> plus, i'd get some
> extra RAM in the process that i can cannibalize too.
> 
> 3. can someone recommend a new printer?  my needs
> are pretty exacting.
> it _must_ be postscript.  it _must_ be a laser
> printer.  it _must_ be
> under $500.  all these are hard requirements.  does
> such a printer exist?
> 
> pete
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