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Old 01-13-04, 01:46 AM
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Good all in one printer scanner?

I'm looking for a good photo printer/ scanner combo for under $200. Any ideas?
Old 01-15-04, 02:08 PM
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I am also in the market, anyone have any opinions?
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Over Christmas I saw a Lexmark all-in-one at Office Max for $50, went over to the cartridge aisle and looked at the replacement cartridges. $32 for the color and $30 for the black. Why I can buy the printer with the cartridges for $50 and just the cartridges for $65 is a mystery. My point? Check the price of cartridges before you buy a printer.
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This is why I haven't bought any printers (I just rely on using the printers at home when I need to print something out).
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IMO only buy an all in one if you have absolutely no ability to buy separate devices. The all in ones are always lacking in some area and when they break you are S.O.L for everything and not just one piece.



Originally posted by Demontooth
Why I can buy the printer with the cartridges for $50 and just the cartridges for $65 is a mystery.
Simple, the cartridges that come with the printer are "starter" cartridges and they are not 100% full like the extras you buy.

Many companies sell the printer at a loss to make up the profit on the cartridges. Bottom line, printing is still expensive in 2004

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