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Subject:Re: Have you seen this printer? From:Laura Lemay <lemay -at- DEATH -dot- KALEIDA -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 3 May 1994 14:23:56 +0800
>We will be buying a HP LaserJet 4MP printer that purports to print at
>600 dpi. At a blazing 4 ppm to boot! It supports a LocalTalk network
>and is "plug and play" for Macs.
Well, I don't have experience with the 4MP itself, but I'll spout off
a bit about it anyhow.
First off: 4ppm seems astoundingly slow to me. Especailly since the
Apple LaserWriter Pro 630 we just got is somewhere in the order of
12ppm, is also 600dpi, and you can't get much more plug and play than
an apple printer. :)
I don't know what the price comparisons are between the 630 and the 4MP,
but you might want to look into it. I've been nothing but thrilled with
Also, I've helped our group "port" over 2000 pages of documentation from
the mac to the Sun for printing (in 2 days!); if you're interested in the
details and the little gotchas involved, send me mail.