A printer is a vital tool to conduct business or take care of personal matters. Even if you are just a casual computer user, there will be time you need a printer. When that time comes, a working printer will save your day.
I have an HP laser printer (Laserjet P1005) sitting behind a computer monitor.
- I bought the printer in 2008 and started to use it in 2010. It’s been reliable for over 10 years so far. I like this printer.
- The printer was $50 (free shipping) brand new at Newegg. It was super cheap.
- It only prints in black. To me, a color printer means extra hassle. Also, I spent an unjustifiable amount of money on color cartridges in the past. There was no “refill” back then. I will never own a color printer. No, I don’t miss printing business cards and CD album covers while listening to Spice Girls.
- For this printer, I spend $30 on toner, and they last 2-3 years. I keep 2 backup toners, just in case.
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