[CentOS] SOHO colour laser printer recommendations

Wed Dec 4 00:33:44 UTC 2013
Ned Slider <ned at unixmail.co.uk>

On 03/12/13 21:51, Akemi Yagi wrote:
> 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.
> Akemi

Thanks Akemi. The shortlisted model above came from your original 
recommendation :-)