Author Topic: led printers  (Read 2636 times)

shankle

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led printers
« on: June 08, 2012, 11:50:35 PM »
Been doing some research on Light-emitting diode printers.
Printers have come a long way in the past 20 years.
This is the latest laser type printer. It uses a different tech
that has no mirrors or moving parts over the roller.

I think the only people making them are Okidata and Brother.
Then the prices for a home user are way out of line.
I am looking for one of them in monochrome, all-in-one, low usage.
So far places like Staples don't seem to recognize the difference
between Laser and Led,
Thought I would run this by the experts.


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Re: led printers
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2012, 12:34:02 AM »
looks like Kodak has one
Casio may have one also

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Re: led printers
« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2012, 06:28:09 AM »
I had an original OkiData OL400, wouldn't feed paper worth a damn. Couple of colleagues had them, with similar feed issues. The print quality was very good, HP emulation worked fine. If you got the paper tray into it's happy place you left it alone. First LED (laser equivalent) 300 dpi printer I bought around 1992-1994, last OkiData. I left it on the "free stuff" table at work a few years ago, disappeared quickly and didn't come back.

http://www.encompassparts.com/shop/research_new/OKI/OL400.pdf

It got replaced by some HP2200D printers, 600 dpi, duplex printing, 5000 paper yield toner carts $100. These are a decade+ old and work fine.

I have an HP colour laser that is just an awful thing, but the wife wanted it.

Would generally recommend buying the small business class printers, not home ones, anything below $200-300 is probably not built to last.
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