[TriLUG] Is it worth it?
turnpike420 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 7 09:22:52 EDT 2006
Wow, that thing is at least 7 years old... I had one for 5 years, sold
it for the cost of the brand new set of ink I had just put in it, then
bought HP Photosmart 7960 and it works great. Unfortunately that
experience is with XP and OSX... not with Linux.
On 8/6/06, Rick DeNatale <rick.denatale at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've got an HP 720C which needs repair or replacement.
> The belt which moves the cartridge carrier is gradually
> disintegrating. The belt itself looks like it's some kind of fiber
> reinforced rubber-like material.
> It started a few months back with a 'thread' coming off the edge. I
> clipped that and the printer has worked since, but lately it's been
> discarding small bits of the rubber like material, and gets frequent
> errors when I print.
> Any recommendations on a local repair place? I know these days that
> printers are often cheaper to replace than repair, but my budget means
> that I need to find the most economical fix, or go without a color
> Rick DeNatale
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