[TriLUG] cheap linux-friendly hydras?
mark at kempster.org
Thu Nov 4 05:51:19 EDT 2010
I've had pretty good luck with an HP C4580. The only downside is the
requirement for a windows box to configure the wireless settings via
the HP setup software. Other than that, it works as expected for
wireless printing and scanning.
On Wed, Nov 3, 2010 at 12:01 PM, Tom Roche <Tom_Roche at pobox.com> wrote:
> Care to recommend a hydra (aka all-in-one, i.e. printer/scanner/copier)
> for personal/non-intensive use that is
> * cheap: e.g., less than $250
> * linux-friendly
> * works without a wired ethernet connection (e.g. USB, wireless)
> Why I ask:
> A friend runs windows and has a printer. She likes and uses my hydra (a
> 2-year-old Epson Stylus NX515) enough to want to get one, and I'd like
> to be able to use hers. The main difference between our usage is,
> * she wants to print color more than I do (rather, the page cost of
> color on my hydra prevents me from printing color more than it does
> * I have my hydra wired directly to my router. She has access to her
> building's router only via wireless.
> Any recommendations for this usecase? Feel free to reply to me directly
> or to the list.
> TIA, Tom Roche <Tom_Roche at pobox.com>
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