Summary: I bought this printer few years ago for my son, don't use much (less than 100 pages) and leave it alone. This month, when I turn it on, I get error EF5. Now I have to through it away because the cost of replace part (the OPC belt) about $450.
Summary: I have NEVER had much trouble with printers. They get a few years old and just stop working. But I've had nothing but problems with this horrific device! From the beginning, the manual was practically in Chinese, the operation was so complicated that I had to refer to (and decipher) the manual over...
Summary: I purchased this printer at a local office supply store about 8 months ago. It was one of the best bargains I had come across in years. Now, I rue the day saw the sale tag on this sub-par color laser printer.
Summary: i just got this printer. used it yesterday and today to find out that the photo quality in not just "not amazing" but quite poor. solid colors are fine, but, for example, when printing an area that's 100% yellow and 50% magenta, the dots are very noticeable.
Summary: Our office purchased this printer 1 year ago (Feb 2005), and have had little trouble with it until two weeks ago. Suddenly, we received an "error EF 5 warning" message. The manual (had to down load that, first) instructs turning off the printer for a few minutes, and then re-starting.