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Where Should i put my Printer?


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#1 Derek Ellis

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Posted 07 June 2009 - 11:04 PM

I have a printer and i want to know what you all think is a good place to put it.

Here is a picture of my Desk and Printer now

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My Printer is white, on the right side of my desk.

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The grey box on the left side is a heavy safe.

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I have 3 cats, and they all go up the stairs, which my printer current sits below. I am worried over time that cat fur that flies down from them running up will settle down and jam up my printer heads.

I did have it on the left side at one time, but i traded spots with my safe, since my cats also walk across the top of the Desk, they would jump on the Printer when jumping off. I was also afriad they might break the scanner glass (its a Printer/Scanner Combo) over time from constanty jumping on it. So i had them jump on my safe instaed, they wont hurt that.

So...what side would you put the printer on?

Edited by Derek Ellis, 07 June 2009 - 11:06 PM.


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Posted 08 June 2009 - 08:26 AM

I would put the printer where your safe now sits. Even better would be to place it in a doored cabinet if that is possible and not a major hassle for you to use.
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#3 Derek Ellis

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Posted 08 June 2009 - 09:02 AM

If my cats keep jumping on it, you dont think it would hurt the printer glass over time? Or would the cat fur cause more damage?

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Posted 11 June 2009 - 06:08 PM

I had two cats my biggest problem was them attacking the paper when it was printing. The Fur will find its way in their no matter where you put the printer. Just blow it out with compressed air monthly. As long as there just jumping from the floor to the printer to investigate (and there not as big as Garfield) I doubt the will do any serious damage. Is this an all in one unit (does it have a scanner)? The only thing I would be careful of is if they constantly jump on the printer is the scanner bar being upset. You could lock the scanner or put it in travel mode (should be a switch somewhere) to keep the bar in place when your not using it.

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#5 Derek Ellis

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Posted 20 June 2009 - 03:46 AM

I have a 24 lbs cat...thats what i am worried about. Yes its a Dell all-in-one printer and scanner. How would i find out to put the scan bar in the locked postion?

I do not have a cabinet with a door on it, trust me if i had one that is where its going.

Edited by Derek Ellis, 20 June 2009 - 03:50 AM.





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