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looking for inexpensive printer

by TillyF / March 16, 2009 6:48 AM PDT

I am looking for an inexpensive good printer with ink replacement that doesn't cost an arm and a leg. any suggestions welcomed

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Have you considered the Kodak?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 16, 2009 6:57 AM PDT
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Printer Choice
by s_unrau / April 8, 2009 1:21 AM PDT

Try this one. Brother MFC-465CN. It is an all in one with separate ink carts for each color. Only $80 or $90. And if you get your ink from simplyink.ca it will only cost $45 (+tax) for 6 black and 2 of each color ink. Trust me, this is a GREAT printer.

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Buy what you like, but...
by Willy / April 8, 2009 1:59 AM PDT

Check your Sunday newspaper for the circulars, etc. for the going prices. The point is, if you decide on the cheapest printer and then if inkjet, don't expect great saving from long use. Replacements ink is the driving cost for many ink carts. As offered, Kodak is pushing the ink cart price down, so consider them. But, if you really want to save $$$, look at a decent "laser printer". Though the initial cost is higher the overall operation is lower and output is just as good. If you plan non-color, then B&W laser is a bargain. Remember, cheap is cheap. If you go inkjet, then consider checking the replacement ink carts for whatever model# you get what is expected, also refills. If you run a business or plan business use, again consider what will last vs. cost of operation as you want good output results.

tada -----Willy Happy

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