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Can anyone recommend a wireless colour printer?

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bigspender30 Wed 27-Aug-08 18:23:39

Am looking to buy a new printer and hubby says wireless is the way to go but I don't know where to start. Please post your suggestions!

nell12 Wed 27-Aug-08 18:28:38

We have a Lexmark one that is a printer, scanner and photocopier all in one. It was not too pricey, is relatively user friendy (ie I have got it to work without killing all those around me in frustration) and the wireless is good enough that we can have the printer upstairs and send stuff to it from downstairs.
It also has a memory card reader so you can print out photos directly

SwampsterHasAWarmFuzzy Wed 27-Aug-08 18:29:47

I heart my canon - does all of the above AND makes the tea.

LongDroopyBoobyLady Wed 27-Aug-08 18:30:00

I've recently bought a new one and can't decide whether I'd recommend it (so many problems setting it up initially) but think you have to ask yourself how much printing you are going to be doing, compare the costs of replacement cartridges and also what do you want it to do (just printing or scanning too plus picture downloading straight from memory stick?)

nell12 Wed 27-Aug-08 18:30:35

Aaaah Swampster, if only mine did that grin

SwampsterHasAWarmFuzzy Wed 27-Aug-08 18:31:09

We had a Lexmark at work for a while and I had a REALLY bad relationship with it.

LongDroopyBoobyLady Wed 27-Aug-08 18:32:13

Mine's a Lexmark - don't think I'd recommend it yet my mum has one and loves it.

bigspender30 Wed 27-Aug-08 18:34:49

conflicting opinion over the lexmark then!
I would be using it mainly for some freelance work I am doing but also for photos too. Links please ladies ( and gents)

nell12 Wed 27-Aug-08 18:42:18

unfortunately it does not make tea

bramblebooks Wed 27-Aug-08 19:09:56

HP photosmart C4380

SwampsterHasAWarmFuzzy Wed 27-Aug-08 20:01:16

Maybe it was DH who made the tea after all...

bigspender30 Wed 27-Aug-08 21:24:11

hey it looks like it does everything bar make the tea!

EyeballsintheSky Wed 27-Aug-08 21:27:42

Yep, what bramble said. I've had millions of printers over the years and they were all rubbish. This one is brilliant. It's actually got a permanent place in my living room it's so brilliant

bramblebooks Thu 28-Aug-08 09:41:58

I've just replaced the black ink cartridge. You can buy one that is 5x the size of a standard one for less than twice the price of the standard one (£23 for the biggie!)

oooooh, eyeballs, my first 'what bramble said' - is achieving status of a reg. wink

EyeballsintheSky Thu 28-Aug-08 18:55:21

<<hands bramble a 'regulars' sash and bows>>

bramblebooks Thu 28-Aug-08 20:53:12

does a twirl.

eats twirl.

burps.

grin

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