Summary: I did a lot of research on Amazon for a color laser printer. This one I'm really happy with. The print quality is excellent- even photos are pretty darn good. I printed out a set of photos on this printer as well as my inkjet on photo paper.
Summary: Bought this printer through Amazon this week and just hooked it up today. Setup was fast and easy on my Windows 7 machine using a CAT6 cable hooked up through a router. Let me clear up a few misconceptions I had after reading reviews here on Amazon.
Summary: It has been years since my old B&W laser printer quit. After playing around with inkjets and other peoples officejets, I decided it was time to get a real printer. I have to print color brochures and user manuals that look professional.
Pros: Easy to set up. I downloaded the latest driver from HP, unpacked everything and hooked it up. Turned on its power and then the computer. The driver loaded like any other and I'm running XP Server 2003 64bit. This thing works perfect. I did not load the network driver or any of the image ready sof...
Cons: None. It performs like a laser printer should.
Summary: I'm not a big fan of inkjet printers, so when the Samsung CLP-300 was introduced about five years ago, I bought one. Suffice to say it was OK, but eventually required maintenance - Samsung tech support said it would be cheaper to buy a new one than to get this one back on its feet, so I bought a...
Summary: Thanks you for posting 'To those who are suffering from the shipping lock error, there is a simple old school trick. Shut the machine off, swap toners throwing errors to an incorrect slot (switch cyan and magenta for example), close the machine and turn it on.
Pros: Prints are outstanding and we use it for business. It does everything from business cards to advertising to invoices and estimates. They look great.
Cons: Expensive cartridges. Wait for a sale. Little noisy, but hey put it in a closet if it bothers you. The price was great for the value. Color, Laserjet, Duplex printing for the price is fantastic.
Summary: -one client has 6 of these and all are still working. Oldest one in service is about 1 or 1.5 years. -you can find service manuals on auction sites for under $10. -with a service manual and some technical knowledge, you can troubleshoot and fix most any problem by yourself.
Pros: -duplexes -built in NIC -cheaper to operate than an inkjet -easier to find service manuals for, than most other brands.
Cons: -toner could be cheaper. -a bit noisy when printing.