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Gary Wheeler12-Dec-19 2:59
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John Bevan12-Dec-19 0:38
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My issue with the printer scenario is:

Thumbs Up | :thumbsup: Inkjets are cheaper to buy than laserjets
Thumbs Up | :thumbsup: Inkjets are generally smaller than laserjets

That makes inkjets the natural choice for the home user.
However, most home users don't print that much / that often. And ink dries out if not used in a while, so even more costly (and it's already more costly than a laserjet to run before this added inefficiency). D'Oh! | :doh:

So far I've been unable to discover a home printer optimised for the person who prints 5-6 pages once a month, mostly in black & white with the occasional colour logo/image; though I get the impression this is the scenario most home users are in.

There are printing services, but that means a trip into town; so the last minute print-out before an assignment's due, or remembering to print off tickets as you're on your way out the door to a gig don't fit well with that solution. Hmmm | :|

One idea I had was to create a service that helps you find neighbours with printers, so you can share such resources; i.e. when you need to print it'll find someone within 5 minutes walk of your house who's in, and allow you to print to their printer, charge you for the use, and then you pop round and grab it. That's also more environmentally friendly as it means you don't have a neighbourhood full of unused printers.

What do people think?
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