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5.9 out of 10

Canon i-SENSYS LBP5050

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Reviews and Problems with Canon i-SENSYS LBP5050

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Overall 2
2.0

Garbage beyond the honeymoon.

A. Lis "Alex", Amazon
19 October 2014
  • Summary: Cheap to buy, expensive to run, and ultimately impossible to get working. It started well enough, until the low-capacity test cartridges ran out. Since then, it says I've printed 5300 pages in the 4 years I've had it; and I'd estimate about half of those are misprinted repeats whilst trying to get it to perform the most basic job of printing a standard document. Endless false jams, toner "run out" complaints, and massively overpriced consumables.
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Overall 10
10

Canon Colour Lazer printer i-Sensys

Thomas Clarke, Amazon
17 May 2014
  • Summary: I have had 2 of these printer before. I find them small in footprint, ideal for office with limited space. When they are working there is nothing better but I have had pleanty of issues especially when replacement toners do not register. The last one I threw out in frustration..never the less I bought another.
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Overall 2
2.0

Returned

Michelle Charter, Amazon
9 May 2014
  • Summary: I was really disappointed with this purchase. I know laser printers were more cost effective than inkjet, and after speaking with a canon representative who told me this would fit my purpose, I went ahead. But the printing quality was awful for graphics. There were lines through the images - noticeable most when printing batches. The first would look OK, but the 5th or 6th copy would start to show lines horizontally across the page, and by the 10th copy they were awful.
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Overall 6
6.0

Prints only when switching power off and on

mbm, Amazon
24 October 2013
Overall 2
2.0

Worst printer ever

Pop, Amazon
2 April 2013
Overall 2
2.0

My life's work

Mr. Stephen Laird, Amazon
3 December 2012
  • Summary: I agree with the previous reviewer about the difficulty in getting it to print- I have had exactly the same problems (machine says there's no paper when there is, says there's a blockage when there isn't, the need to switch off and on again to get it to (sometimes) work). I don't expect the cheapest consumables in the world - I'd settle for a printer that works, occasionally, without my physical involvement, other than clicking a print icon.
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Overall 8
8.0
Features 10
10
Ease of use 4
4.0
Reliability 10
10
Overall quality 10
10

Excellent with one exception..

RichardH, Canon
20 August 2012
  • Conclusion: Bought this canon for home office use to replace a Canon LBP5100. It has many great features however it is let down by the frequent automatic calibration it performs after the first print job. This slows down print speed if you try and do a subsequent print job as you wait for the re-calibration to finish which can take 2-3 minutes. This might not be good for toner life either. Maybe Canon can provide a driver or firmware update to correct this ?
  • Pros: Reliable, Compact Design, Easy Setup, Durable, Sharp Tones & Colors, Easy to use
  • Cons: Slow Print Speed
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Overall 6
6.0

Good printing quality - but!!!

Mr. Donvad, Amazon
18 August 2012
Overall 2
2.0

Worst Printer!

Julian Hanton, Amazon
24 July 2012
  • Summary: This is one of the worst printers I've ever used! Never works. You always have to keep changing the paper input - comes with test ink so you have to buy more all round rotter.
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Overall 2
2.0

Horrible

Thomas Bengtsson, Amazon
29 February 2012
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