Epson Action Laser II

From: Don Maslin <>
Date: Sun Feb 11 19:39:40 2001

On Sun, 11 Feb 2001 wrote:

> > Boy, I wish Okidata was as good on documentation for their printers. I
> > picked up an OL400E LED Page printer and I cannot even find a meaningful
> > FAQ on it!
> > - don
> >
> If you need to know how to set it up via menu, I can help. I have

That is it exactly!
                                                 - don

> OL400 as well and I displore it! The drum itself cost 200, toner
> tube cost 20 or so. That drum is good for appox 3 to 5 tubes worth
> before drum goes bad. HP of most laser printers costs 50-70 on
> either new or rebuilt cartidges and lasts as long or better than as
> that toner tube in okidata's or brother's.
> That OL400 that slowly digests data and spits out printouts is under
> bed waiting to be tossed. Nothing wrong with it, just the drum.
> Now using HP DJ 560 w/ refilled cartidge, kit still have 5 fills
> left to go. Cheap but cheapest in long run is HP laserjet series.
> You can also do the drum rebuild with new drum and few parts for
> appox 60 yourslf. Needs hepa face mask (trust me, that toner dust is
> very easy to float free no matter what. Got black snot and short
> term sneezing fits. And old clothes, surgical gloves and large
> plastic drop sheet. Simply avoid this fuss with that bastard okidata
> and brother type, buy HP laser.
> Cheers,
> Wizard
Received on Sun Feb 11 2001 - 19:39:40 GMT

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