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Color laser printer for home use
March 18, 2012 10:34 AM   Subscribe

Suggest me a very good, affordable color laser printer that will print crisp images of newspaper clippings and website pages?

I need to put together a package rather like a press kit, with high-quality color laser images of website pages and newspaper clippings. There will be photos in the source material, but the final images don't need to be photo quality- I'll be using good-quality copy paper, not glossy photo paper.

I was planning to do this with the color printer at a copy shop, but it occurs to me that given the volume I'll be printing (500 sheets or more) it might be a better deal to buy the printer.

I'd love to pay under $400 if that's possible. Any suggestions? Thanks!
posted by pseudostrabismus to Computers & Internet (1 answer total)
 
Sounds like just the opposite actually. If you're making a 500 pcs run of a single document you'd be better of sending it to a print/copy shop rather than buying a laser printer. You'll get better quality at a lower cost per page.

The only reason why you'd want to buy the printer is if you plan on making some kind of customization for each individual package.
posted by danny the boy at 3:23 PM on March 18, 2012


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