[LAU] OT: printers

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Fri Sep 16 19:04:12 UTC 2011

Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>> Message: 1
>> Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2011 18:35:41 -0700
>> From: Ken Restivo <ken at restivo.org>
>> Subject: [LAU] OT: printers
>> To: linux-audio-user at lists.linuxaudio.org
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> Get a second hand printer with cartridges that don't include the
> nozzles.
> The printer I'm using currently has cartridges with the nozzles
> included, but I found a good imitation with good ink for my HP DeskJet
> 600. It's a printer without colour and with low quality, but Gutenprint
> improves the quality significantly.
> I've got a ribbon printer, unfortunately I can't get ribbons anymore.
> For many usages this ribbon printer would be my first choice. Not only
> because of the less costs, I'm also missing listing paper for some
> usages and this printer could use 'normal' paper and listing paper.
> This ink cartridge issue is caused by criminal companies, we should burn
> their factories down and lynch the management and marketing.

But if we did that, no one could make the cartridges anymore ... ;-)

> There are a lot of replies to your request, I don't read them, perhaps
> somebody mentioned a printer that has got it's own nozzles?

If I recall correctly, Canon inkjets have the nozzles in the print head, 
and the only parts you change are the ink reservoirs. I thought Epson 
worked the same way, but haven't checked in a long while.

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