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laser printer

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by James Cormier, Mar 25, 2004.

  1. James Cormier

    James Cormier LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Ma
    Messages: 1,217

    Anyone using laser printers for invoices? I got a nice printer-scanner-copier that I use for all my printing but my invoices are done on real green forms so I don't need the color ink.

    Ive read that a laser printer will go faster use less ink and in the long run be cheaper than ink jet.

    Ive been pricing out printers and It seems like 400-600 is the price range for these.

    any thoughts?

    of course I would keep the other printers I have and only use the laser for high speed black & white printing
  2. TheGrassGuy

    TheGrassGuy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 103

    You should get a better price than that on a laser printer in the US. I picked up a HP Laserjet 1000 last year for $300 Canadian. I think they have a newer model now. It is faster and cheaper than an inkjet per page. Good print quality but not made for graphics. I am very pleased with it. I have used about 2000 pages so far without having to replace the toner.
  3. James Cormier

    James Cormier LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Ma
    Messages: 1,217

    laserjet and laser are they the same thing?

    Cause i see laserjets are cheaper so i thought they where not real laser printer?
  4. ksland

    ksland LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 927

    I bought a COLOR Laser printer for $279, yes thats right $279 brand new at staples.
  5. TSM

    TSM LawnSite Senior Member
    from MA
    Messages: 707

    laser and laserjet are the same, i think?

    We use an older HP laserjet 1200 series, fast (yet i do believe it is one of the slower HP series printer)

    $279 for color...thats a great deal. color lasers have been coming down in price
  6. James Cormier

    James Cormier LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Ma
    Messages: 1,217

    From what ive read the cheaper "color lasers" are not true laser printers, so there's not much difference between them and what I got, I love my HP PSC500, it just seems like i am always at staple buying those dam print cartidges
  7. get rich

    get rich LawnSite Member
    Messages: 195

    I just bought a great brand new four in one printer off e-bay for about 150 including shipping. HP PSC 2210 ALL IN ONE. Works great for me. E-BAY is full of great deals if you can find em, and watch em.
  8. Cheryl

    Cheryl LawnSite Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 95

  9. Ric

    Ric LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,969


    My default printer is a Brothers laser and my back up is a HP Desk jet. I love the speed of the laser and the fact I can load 250 pages at a time. If I want to print in color I just select the HP Ink jet.

    Now space is always important so one printer would be better. Also Laser ink does not smear like ink-jet when it gets wet. So the question is what model Laser do you have and what kind of Graphics do you get. $ 279.00 is cheap enough for a color laser.

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