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Date:      Fri, 29 Sep 2006 16:04:05 -0500
From:      Damian Wiest <dwiest@vailsys.com>
To:        "Christopher M. Hobbs" <chobbs@siloamsprings.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: printer recommendation
Message-ID:  <20060929210405.GG3332@dfwdamian.vail>
In-Reply-To: <20060929190305.GF818@siloamsprings.com>
References:  <20060929190305.GF818@siloamsprings.com>

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On Fri, Sep 29, 2006 at 02:03:05PM -0500, Christopher M. Hobbs wrote:
> Could anyone recommend a good desktop laser jet printer that is known to
> work under FreeBSD.  I don't mind if it's an older model.  I'd like to
> go cheap with it.
> 
> I will be printing black and white planning sheets, and portions of
> books.  
> 
> Is there a list of printers that are useable under FreeBSD somewhere?
> 
> Thank you for your time!
> cmh
> -- 
> Christopher M. Hobbs
> IS Technician, City of Siloam Springs
> chobbs@siloamsprings.com, (479).524.5136

I'm a fan of the (older) Hewlett Packard printers.  I've got an 
HP LaserJet 4550 at home that I picked up on eBay, but that's probably 
overkill for you.

I'd recommend sticking to Postscript printers with network interfaces.
Be sure to check what maintaining the thing is going to cost you.

-Damian



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