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What Printer Shall I Get?

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#1 MickinPlymouthUK


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Posted 08 July 2008 - 03:16 PM

I'm going down the shop later this week to buy a printer just for general home use such as printing colour pics and text off the internet, making hard copies of e-mails and wordpad documents etc, nothing special.
What shall I ask for?
I think an inkjet is the sort to go for, right? Anything else I need to know?
Incidentally will it need a USB port?, All my 4 ports are in use by external hard drive, joystick and modem.
But I could just unplug the joystick and plug the printer in when I need to, right?

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#2 nigglesnush85


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Posted 08 July 2008 - 03:58 PM

Hello MickinPlymouthUK,

I would go for a HP or lexmark. Also the printer will most likely use USB so you could do as you suggested or you could invest in a USB hub.


#3 hamluis



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Posted 08 July 2008 - 05:28 PM

Agree with Nigglesnush85 on printer, with caveat: If I were planning on printing photos primarily, I'd go inkjet, while I currently don't print many/any photos, so I use a mono laser printer for strictly text printing (much more economical than an inkjet for such).


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