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Month: June 2018

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

From: Greg Madden <gomadtroll@...>
Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2018 13:37:45 -0800
late to the conversation..but..I buy my ink cartridges from LD products, about 
$7 for HP OfficeJet Pro, and HP 950. 


On Wednesday 27 June 2018 08:53:30 William Morder wrote:
> Just got a Brother printer-scanner-copier-fax combo, model is MFC-495CW, so
> if anybody has comments or recommendations from experience, I am all ears.
> Here is my model:
> I don't have a lot of money to spend (much less to waste) on printer
> cartridges, for example. (A couple years ago I bought a 12-pack of HP
> cartridges for my old HP 825c, but before I could actually use them, the
> ink dried up! I don't want to go through that again.)
> I managed to download the drivers for Debian, the product manual,
> researched everything I could think of, but now it comes to spending my
> last few bucks (literally) on the second-most expensive substance* known in
> human history, so I hesitate before using my debit card.
> [* laser toner refills are more expensive than refills for inkjet]
> Brother, of course, "strongly recommends" not to use third-party, or
> refillable cartridges, etc., but I don't have a warranty, anyway, as I got
> this thing used.
> Has anybody else tried the third-party replacement cartridges or
> refillables?
> I'll have more questions about set-up, I'm sure, once I get my cartridges.
> Everything seems to work fine, except for no ink.
> Bill
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