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Old 01-10-2017, 11:30 AM
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I have a Xerox Phaser 6280 that has worked well for several years. Starting to have issues with paper jams, probably due to worn pickup rollers.

I use it maybe once a month, but when I use it, I print about 500 pages. I'd rather buy a fast quality printer, even though my usage is relatively new.

Any suggestions? I've had Brother and HP B&W printers and this Xerox.
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Need to make copies also?

I would get something like this.
http://store.hp.com/us/en/pdp/hp-col...ers_Finder_PDP
Ive bought 3 of them for similar usage and have had good luck

If you want something a little more heavy duty and quality we have 2 of these and there are great.
Ricoh is my brand of choice when it comes to printers for work groups.
https://www.ricoh-usa.com/en/product...ter/_/R-430709
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I have a Cannon and it's been an unreliable disaster. Back to Epson for me.
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I'm actually leaning towards this one. Similar to the HP link above

http://www.brother-usa.com/Printer/M...80CDW/Overview
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The reviews look a lot better on that Brother than the HP.
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$295 free shipping on Amazon

https://www.amazon.com/Brother-Wirel...her+HL-3180CDW
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Yeah, I'm sitting here on my 6th paper jam printing a bunch of reports. At some point they will be delivered online,
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I am looking at this unit, which by review standards seems rated pretty high.

https://www.amazon.com/Epson-EcoTank...ot_top?ie=UTF8
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Speaking of paper jams, I'm sure you read this on that Brother unit....


Useless machine. I've owned it 2 months
BySEAon September 19, 2016

Useless machine. I've owned it 2 months. As another reviewer notes, paper jams constantly. Don't rely on Brother's customer support--assuming you can get them to answer your e-mail.



Seems Brother's CS has a bit of a reputation too.
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Look at the hp 577dw. It is inkjet but high speed. Like 70 pages per minute. Very rarely has a paper jam. Nice quality printing when you need it - the 70 pages/min is at low quality but also low ink usage.
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Why not just replace the feed rollers? Most are field replaceable in less than 5 min. Pretty inexpensive fix if that is the problem. I use this precisionroller DOT COM for all my xerox small parts needs (no affiliation)
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I got HP 277dw last year at Costco and it has been great. Wife uses it for work and the entire household uses it for everything else - WiFi printing from iPad, etc. with nice clear prints.
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Originally Posted by GH02050 View Post
Why not just replace the feed rollers? Most are field replaceable in less than 5 min. Pretty inexpensive fix if that is the problem. I use this precisionroller DOT COM for all my xerox small parts needs (no affiliation)
I don't really know if that's what the problem is or not. What I don't want to do is put time into replacing various parts. Thanks though, normally I would at least try to fix it if I knew what the problem is.
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I realize my Lexmark - C752L is an older model now, but it has been every single thing I hope for when I bought it.
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HP all the way, seems as if they make decent durable product. When it is used up, then get another one.
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I have a HP 1600 that has been flawless. I know it's old but I'm sure that there's a newer version.


When my wife's ink jet went south, I bought her a Ricoh 407523 SP C250SF Color Laser MFP. It has been great for the last year and a half. You can't beat the price.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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I had a HP2600n for about 15 years but it started to slip. I bought HP Color LaserJet Pro M452nw recently and so far so good. It is much faster than the old one.

I don't think it holds more than 100 pages though so you would have to babysit the projects.
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Picked up a HP252 color laser to replace my HP1600, ran the wheels off it. For light use, a HP all-in-one does well. We have a light duty HP all-in-one for scanning as well, and a wide format 8 cartridge photo printer.
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Originally Posted by Sprockets View Post
I'm actually leaning towards this one. Similar to the HP link above

http://www.brother-usa.com/Printer/M...80CDW/Overview
That is a lower end an quasi all-in-one machine - if you don't need scanning capabilities, for the same money you can getter a better quality and faster printer.
For home use, I have the Brother HL-8350 http://www.brother-usa.com/Printer/M...50cdw/Overview

The all-in-one version of the HL-8350 is the MFC-8850, which sells for about $180 more - http://www.brother-usa.com/MFC/Model...50CDW/Overview
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Go HP and don't look back.
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