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HP LaserJet 1018
6.8 out of 10

HP LaserJet 1018

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Reviews and Problems with HP LaserJet 1018

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Overall 8
8.0

Reliable innexpensive laser printer

Rusty D., Newegg
26 March 2008
  • Summary: I only need to print a few pages every few months. My previous printers were inkjet and were typically only good for 1-5 uses and then the catridge would dry out (since I don't use frequently); those inkjet catridge are often more expensive then the printer they came with.
  • Pros: Great price for a laser printer.
  • Cons: Paper sometimes need help to go in.
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Overall 8
8.0

Prints like a dream, but the ink . . .

Samuel S., Newegg
13 January 2008
  • Summary: Maybe I got a lemon cartridge. At any rate, as I'm unimpressed with the standard HP cartridge, I figured I'd save a bunch of money and buy an off-label replacement cartridge.
  • Pros: Prints like a dream- fast and simple. No problem jams or anything like that.
  • Cons: 4 months into it (and about 1,000 pages), the toner cartridge that came with it is done (and yes, I shook it to even everything out). I really expect more out of a laser printer.
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Overall 8
8.0

My first laser printer

Mark S., Newegg
9 November 2007
  • Summary: This is my first laser and I am very happy with making the switch. I will never go back to an inkjet.
  • Pros: Easy setup with very clean drivers. The driver install was ridiculously easy and driver controls are very intuitive. Speed seems good and very quiet compared to inkjets. Shopping around for toner cartridges yields extremely low prices compared to HP toner.
  • Cons: Lack of any buttons (not counting power rocker in back) makes me a little uneasy. Setup with two laptops yielded test pages with very clean text and grayscale, but second test page had small toner blot in the top left edge of the paper. Have not had to print since, so I do not know if the problem...
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Overall 8
8.0

Dump your inkjet

Anonymous, Newegg
13 October 2007
  • Summary: You don't get Anchor Steam for a Budweiser price, so I can recommend. Price at this writing very good (free shipping for a 16 lb. package), but shop around. I found mine much cheaper - when shipping wasn't free here - from a seller with great feedback.
  • Pros: Cheap cash money buys laser - don't ever think inkjet again (You don't really need color, do you?). -Small footprint, sort of (read below); toner cartridge easy to load; has toner-saving function (don't know how much toner it really saves in the long run, though). No wall-wart. Print quality perf...
  • Cons: Loud - too loud. Some would gripe about dated color/trim scheme (what trim?), but I use English Leather cologne, so it don't matter. Power switch in rear. Power cord too short. Needs different power cord design, because the unit has to stand off min. of 3" from rear wall to keep from squishing co...
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Overall 8
8.0

Not Citrix compatible

Matt J., Newegg
4 October 2007
Overall 8
8.0

great for the price

Evan W., Newegg
3 October 2007
  • Summary: owned a few of these printers and i'm always more than happy with their price vs performance. if it weren't for the networking issue this would be a 5 out of 5
  • Pros: For the price this was one of the best deals for a printer i've ever purchased. the huge MIR helped but was only available for a limited time.
  • Cons: This series of HP printers are for personal pc use only. these can not be networked with a jetdirect card or any printer networking card. they must be connected to a pc.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Anonymous, Newegg
29 September 2007
  • Pros: Cheap price, HP Quality`
  • Cons: Does not work with Vista 64 Bit. Had to search net to find a beta driver that has some quirks. Have contacted HP and it is unknown whether a mainstream driver will be released.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great printer. No OS X

Thomas C., Newegg
22 September 2007
  • Summary: I baught this for OS X but i guess ill switch cause of the really good price after rebate.
  • Pros: Very fast. Efficiant [2000 pages per toner cartredge. (rumor)] I'm using it in vista no problems.
  • Cons: No OS X spport.
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Overall 8
8.0

Works with Linux, but setup required

Fred F., Newegg
12 September 2007
  • Summary: If after installing the foo2zjs it's still not working, check the Device URI. I had to change it to usr:/dev/usr/lp0, and it's been working great
  • Pros: I'd probably have given it a 5, but there are more and more devices that are Linux friendly, with manufacturer support, but not this printer.
  • Cons: As has been mentioned, it works with the foo2zjs driver (on Fedora), but be sure to follow ALL the instructions when you install foo2zjs. Especially the "hotplug" firmware instructions for USB!
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice and inexpensive

Jason A., Newegg
6 September 2007
  • Summary: Wish it was black to hide better.
  • Pros: Super inexpensive, including toner replacement. Small footprint laser with decent features, fast enough for my application.
  • Cons: Would have been nice to have a built in network option, but for the price...who cares. Bloatware CD, 540MB for printer apps? Just download the driver.
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