Summary: I recently purchased this printer because as a grad student I have been printing lots of papers and images. This printer has worked flawlessly and is very fast on draft mode. The duplexing feature is convenient, but is very slow.
Summary: I needed a parallel port printer that could still perform decently at a moderate demand level, and I got exactly that. I had none of the dreaded HP installation software problems nor did I have the page cut-off problem mentioned by another reviewer.
Summary: I've had the 1200D for about 6 months, about 4,000 pages. So far it is FANTASTIC for my needs. Ink cost about 2 cents per page instead of 10 cents, I'd estimate. Perfect duplexing, very FAST, and NO quality issues or paper handling issues. Software is working well on older Win 2000 pro system.
Summary: I decided to upgrade from my Deskjet 990cse workhorse when I got tired of how long high quality page prints took and how expensive the ink became. I've had this printer for a few months now and really saw it's benefit while putting together a mass mailing to 300 people (some color, 2 pages, mail...
Summary: having had my last hp970 cxi 5 years, i was looking to replace it with something that was more economical on ink. i was delighted to find these new HP1200 had separate tanks for each colour. its designed to be used by a small business which is what i need.