[thelist] printer recommendations

Lightning oktellme at earthlink.net
Tue Aug 20 15:30:46 CDT 2013

RIP Epson 220. Plenty to be said for some older models.

On 8/20/2013 2:11 PM, Bob Meetin wrote:
> On 08/20/2013 11:49 AM, Simon MacDonald wrote:
>> I've had a  Canon Mx700 for 4-5 years now. Print, Copy, Fax - all 
>> good. Not
>> sure if it is still made but there will be similar. Do NOT touch 
>> Epson - you
>> can empty an ink canister on head clean.
>> cheers
>> Simon
> When you call for warranty service they give you the lecture about 
> using certified OEM ink.  That's rhetoric to pay for the execs and 
> outsourced support team. My first Epson printer (220?) was a dinosaur 
> but a superb working dinosaur that had a symbiotic relationship with 
> Linux.  The house got struck by electricity taking out the printer and 
> 4490 Scanner and various network cards.  Sad to see it go, I bought a 
> second Epson MFC which got ditched for paper jam within a year, no 
> paper found. Lots of unused ink I couldn't sell on craigslist.  So 
> here I am preparing a burial ceremony on my final printer with ink and 
> the memory of Epson.  It seems to be trending.   Oops...

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