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Small Laser Printer suggestions

Discussion in 'Printers' started by gizmo1990, Aug 22, 2012.

  1. gizmo1990


    Joined: Aug 1, 2003

    Posts: 805

    I'm looking for a small wifi mono laser printer. I just needs something that's fairly reliable with good running costs.

    Anyone got any suggestions?

    Much appreciated.
  2. Jaaay


    Joined: Mar 7, 2007

    Posts: 999

    Location: Birmingham, UK

    Have you looked at the Samsung ML series? Relatively cheap and the ink isnt too costly, my sister got one for uni, and im thinking of doing the same.
  3. gizmo1990


    Joined: Aug 1, 2003

    Posts: 805

    Thanks for the reply Jay.

    Yeah I've been looking at that. I'd read a few places though that it's pages per ink replacement is rather low? Have you had any feedback from your sister on it, in general even?

    I've also been looking at the Brother HL-2135W. Has anyone here heard any good things about it?
  4. Philtor


    Joined: Nov 20, 2009

    Posts: 5,887

    Im running a Samsung ML-1860 myself and cannot fault it. Great little machine :)
  5. Madmrcopper


    Joined: Apr 23, 2003

    Posts: 84

    Location: Oxford

    What environment is it going into?
  6. Mr_Orange


    Joined: Jun 5, 2006

    Posts: 897

    At this price range my printer supplier recommends Brother. We have a non wifi version of what you have been looking at and it has caused me very little grief.
  7. Sasahara


    Joined: Feb 12, 2009

    Posts: 3,794

    I personally recommend HP Laser Printers, but whatever make you get, take into account the larger the laser printer you get the cheaper it costs to run as a general rule.
  8. gizmo1990


    Joined: Aug 1, 2003

    Posts: 805

    Thanks for the replies guys.

    Mr Orange, how do you find the size of the Brother model you have? From it's specs it seems significantly bigger than the Samsung, which is the only thing giving me pause for thought.
  9. bremen1874


    Joined: Oct 20, 2008

    Posts: 11,091

    Given the choice I'd choose a Samsung over a Brother.

    The trick with all small laser printers to to check the consumable costs before you purchase.
  10. horseunderwater

    Wise Guy

    Joined: May 31, 2008

    Posts: 1,013

    Any Samsung would be a good bet i have had a 2430dl for a few years and it has worked flawlessly
  11. gizmo1990


    Joined: Aug 1, 2003

    Posts: 805

    Gah! There's always different opinions! ;)

    Well currently I'm erring with Brother because I always hear that they are much better with their consumables.. Which of course directly contradicts you bremen.. ;)

    Can you guys point me to any info which suggest Samsungs consumables are better? ie higher pages per drum, low ink prices?

    The other thing I hear about the Samsung if its flaky wifi disconnecting.. anyone know more about this?