[CentOS] SOHO colour laser printer recommendations

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Tue Dec 3 21:51:44 UTC 2013

On Tue, Dec 3, 2013 at 1:40 PM, Ned Slider <ned at unixmail.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi List,
> I'd really appreciate some recommendations for colour laser printers for
> use with CentOS. It's for light home use with CentOS 5 and CentOS 6 systems.
> Must have:
> 1. Colour. Quality not that important as mainly for kids school project
> type of stuff.
> 2. Ethernet connectivity - want something I can plug into the network
> 3. Cheap running costs - don't want to be spending a fortune on toner
> 4. Linux support
> I have very little experience with printing on Linux. I'm assuming I
> want a laser with Postscript and/or PCL emulation, and Linux driver
> support (still not sure exactly what I should be looking for here).
> Top of my very short list at present is:
> Brother HL-4140CN at £167
> http://www.amazon.co.uk/Brother-HL4140CN-Network-Colour-Printer/dp/B0047753F4/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1386105929&sr=8-1&keywords=brother+hl-4140cn
> I'd appreciate any other recommendations people might have.

I have a Brother 4150cdn and can highly recommend it. Works perfect with Linux.

I used to buy exclusively HP printers but this is not true any more.
The quality is not as good as it used to be.


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