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Month: June 2018

Re: [trinity-users] Brother printer - comments?

From: William Morder <doctor_contendo@...>
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2018 19:11:59 -0700

On Wednesday 27 June 2018 12:42:12 Dr. Nikolaus Klepp wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, 27. Juni 2018 schrieb William Morder:
> > [...]
> > I will plan to buy a laser printer somehow in the future. For the
> > present, my options are limited (and I haven't explained EVERYTHING, as I
> > doubt everybody wants to read my life story here). I will try to make do
> > with my Brother inkjet printer (which at least *looks* shiny and
> > brand-new), and figure out how to make do with refills. Over the years I
> > have got pretty inventive about making stuff work that really should not
> > work at all, and this is another one of those moments.
> I have a Brother MFC which works to my satisfaction with non-Brother-refill
> and a chip reseter (from amazon - 1/2 liter ink + reseter for the price of
> one original cardridge). That keeps the operation cost quite low. I would
> not bet that it's as cheep as a laser, but on the other hand it stinks 
> less :-)
> Nik

Yeah, I don't need it to be great; e.g., I won't be printing out photos, nor 
doing end-quality work that needs to look perfect. I just need it to be "good 
enough", so that I can print out drafts, and print out copies of mock-up 
pages that I lay out. 

It may come to my laying out and designing the whole book by myself (as I used 
to do that kind of thing in days past, when people still read the printed 
word); but right now my goal is just to be able to imagine how the final 
published version ought to look on the page. 

I found some refill kits that have copies of the Brother cartridges; they have 
refill holes, and are transparent or translucent, so that you can see whether 
they are full or not. Also there are some web pages that tell how to reset 
the printer, to keep printing even when it says you need to change 

> > Thanks for the comments & offers of help. Even if I cannot take the
> > advice, I still got some useful information about what might be my next
> > move for getting a better printer.
> >
> > Bill
> >
> >
> >
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