On Wed, 25 Jun 2008, Frank Peelo wrote:
> The HP4260 currently in Lidl might be too cheap. It said up to
> 30ppm on the box.
Mine says "Up to 20ppm". I guess that's how it fast it can feed the
> At the moment, it looks wrong by a factor of 30.
If I'd have to guess, I'd say mine averages around 5ppm.
TBH, if you needed speed (e.g. cause you print a lot), you shouldn't
have bought a inkjet. Consider this a lesson, I guess. Lasers are
much faster and have lower per-page costs (if you print a lot).
> Black text gets printed with all 3 colours of ink, unless I select
> Properties whenever I want to print, and change Printout Mode to
Not sure you can the printer for that..
I like to define seperate queues, with appropriate defaults, so I
don't have to remember to change the settings in GNOME print
dialogue (cause I always forget to do that).
> It might also be too modern. The ink is mad expensive, but you'd
> expect that.
> I thought I could buy spurious compatibles. But it seems the
> printer is too new, compatible cartridges are not yet available.
Ah. I havn't had to buy new ink yet (I dont print much ;) ).
> But that's a problem time will solve... if the printer doesn't wear
> out first. At that price, I'd be surprised if it was built to last.
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