The best business printer for 1997-1999, and worth the cost then or now!
28 April 2013
Summary: I chose this rating because of the key fact that when you use it with contemporary computers, it is everything the HP LaserJet P4015n is to Windows 7/Mac OS X Lion, including being able to accept an envelope feeder, able to use 2 toner cartridge sizes, able to accept a second 500 sheet main input tray, able to work with a duplexer, but the differences are we like our vintage computers to have a printer that can exceed their expectations and therefore ours (we have so...
Da Bomb, Da Keeper, Da Lock, Da Big Cheese, the one printer period!
22 April 2013
Summary: It's a freaking miracle. Bought a used duplexer, a used HP JetDirect J3111A for Older Mac compatibility as well as ThinNet Ethernet and a second twisted pair port (had an 8000 N that I spilled Coke in and couldn't afford to repair) and with the spare 8MB module from the 8000 N had everything you could ask for except a third paper tray, which like the printer itself minus toner (the brand X toner it came with failed promptly), duplexer, and the J3111A card was an eBay...
Summary: I am writing to ask anyone in this forum if they have problems printing with this unit. I have owned mine as a "hand-me-down" from a family friend who bought this unit new, then downsized their business to work from home and just didn't need it anymore. It worked great every day. I have had the same toner in since 2010 with this one showing no signs of running out yet. Then, suddenly there were several Windows 7 updates came through, the printer stopped working.
Summary: This printer is for the home office with tons or printing. I am saving a boat load of ink by having this second printer in the home. The smaller ink cartridges are expensive and only last a few hundred pages. This printer with ink cartridge will print 10,000 pages without blinking an eye. Thank you.
Summary: After 14 years, our printer gave out. Since I figured it would cost at least 80 bucks for the printer guy to just look at it, we bought this refurbished model. It is the same model as our old one, which I loved. So far, it has printed several reams of paper with absolutely no problems.
Summary: This is a good machine if purchased new. I have had one for years. It has over 500K prints under its belt and is still going strong at my office. Hence the five stars for the product. I purchased the used one for home since the new printers just don't seem to hold up very well. The seller (santechusa) sent me three separate machines. The first one had some loose parts in it that the seller believes were due to the shipping.
A workhorse. These printers will work for years with proper maintenance.
23 March 2012
Summary: This is my second 4000 series printer. First is working every day for last year and printed over 100k pages without any issues. When it starts jamming, replacing blue pickup rollers solves misfeeds. Duplexer is a must accessory, will save on paper. My LJ 4000 was manufactured in 1997, making it 15 years old, still it has lots of life left. Another plus is availability of parts and affordable toner cartridges.
Summary: As of 2012, these printers are still the main printer in almost any networked business in the USA. They were built around 1996 and they last forever. I bought one on craigslist for $40 to avoid shipping charges. The toner that comes with them stays forever. A far better deal to get one of these vs getting a desk jet. If there was a Hall of fame for IT products, this one would be in there.
Amazing HP LaserJet 4000 printer. Owner since 1998
1 October 2011
Summary: 02Oct2011....... HP LJ4000 Review, Owner since 1998....... Looking for a toner cartridge, ran across this site, for review. Typically I don't bother as most people only look at price, rather than quality, so I save my breath, but my HP LJ4000 has been so remarkable, it's worth my time to comment being such a long time owner/user.......