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Today's Woot - help!

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Moderator1, Jan 9, 2008.

  1. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Someone who knows this kind of thing, offer advice:


    Good deal or not? We're in the market for something like this. Or so I'm told by The Queen.
  2. Barsuk

    Barsuk Active Member

    For what it's worth, Consumer Reports lists this printer at $150 and gives it an overall rating of 54/100, which is right on the dividing line between "Good" and "Very Good." Their highest-rated printer in the same category got 60/100, and their lowest-rated got 43/100.

    So you would be getting a middle-of-the-road printer for a little more than one-third of the retail price. Make of that whatever you want.
  3. StormSurge

    StormSurge Active Member

  4. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    epinions givesw it three stars out of five. cnet gives it a 5.9 out of 10

    You got a fancy big new job. Dig the crowbar out of your wallet and buy a new super good one.
  5. jgmacg

    jgmacg Guest

    Just to chip in another thought:

    If you and Her Royal Highness were thinking about getting a new computer at any time later this year, you'd probably be able to find one that comes with a printer at least as good, or better, for free. Ask the lord exchequer if such a purchase is on the horizon.
  6. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member


    another computer site zdnet.com doesn't have a review for it, just lists the specs and shows it as not being available in stores... the middle printer here:
  7. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Or let THEM buy me one!
  8. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    Even better.
  9. spaceman

    spaceman Active Member

    depends on the workload. ... if you are going to do a TON of printing, move up the ladder.
  10. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    At it's core, it's still a 60 buck printer
  11. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    Yup. With $25.00 ink cartridges probably.
  12. Diabeetus

    Diabeetus Active Member

    As someone who worked in an office supply store, it's still a good deal for what you're getting. The ink alone, when you have to replace them, will cost about the same price as that printer.
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