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Old 01-09-2013, 2:04 PM
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Default So My Dell Printer Died

And we replaced it with an HP LaserJet Pro 300.

I really like the HP Laser Jets. We got the Dell on a recommendation, and it never was 'right'

We run about a ream of paper a day (500 Sheets) 5 days a week. and the Dell only lasted about 9 months.

So what do you guys do with your ink/toner when a printer dies?

I'm trying the Craigslist route, as office max wont let me return it.

Lot of (3): Surplus Dell 2145cn Toner Cartridges

Wondering if anyone has had success doing this?

Only other time we've used Craigslist was for a job posting which was a complete disaster.
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Old 01-09-2013, 2:22 PM
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Wow that's a huge amount of paper your going through. I don't have any experience selling toner. But I have gotten a few decent results selling PC parts online and in the classified's.

Those seem like they would be more business related I would try the local papers, as that may be more your target market.

As a Side note I have had great luck with my Samsung laser, but your printing more a day than I do a year :O
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Old 01-09-2013, 2:28 PM
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When my last HP printer died, I had 5 or 6 new toner cartridges for it. I went to Staples and asked if I bought a new printer, could I swap my toner cartridges for ones that fit the new printer. They said no problem, I thought that was very nice of them. Happened a month later to a buddy of mine and he tried the same thing at Staples, and it worked. If you've already got your new printer, this might not work for you.

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Old 01-09-2013, 2:50 PM
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Our Work Horse is an HP P4014N (Invoices, Packing Slips, large jobs)

The Dell is a multifunction, we need for faxes.

(Anyone tried to buy a decent fax now days? Imposibile!)

It was replaced by a HP M375mw.
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Old 01-09-2013, 2:26 PM
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Call some local toner cartridge/ printer supply companies in your area. They might buy them from you if they sell them.

Off-Topic- Do you print a ream of paper per day in color? If not, you might be better served with a dedicated monochrome laser printer. Cost per copy goes way down.
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Get a wireless printer and trash the dell...
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