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Before you order it, check two things:
1) How much toner comes with it? The frequently ship with a "sample" toner with a lot less in than "real" cartridges.
2) How much are the toner cartridges? It's not just inkjet / bubblejet where the Consumable is King!
I get away with it on my colour laser because I don't print much - so the "sample" toners should last several years - but you do get people buying a printer, using most of the toner and selling it on ebay because it's cheaper to offload the printer than replace the toner ...
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but you do get people buying a printer, using most of the toner and selling it on ebay because it's cheaper to offload the printer than replace the toner ...
A coworker did exactly that - bought 3 of the same printer model at once (color/laser/best price I'd ever seen for one of those). When a starter cartridge ran out, he'd put it up on ebay (with the full disclaimer that it needs a new cartridge), and start using the next printer. I have to think that if he's still on the third printer, he must've started buying cartridges by now.
Printers have always been a crapshoot for me. They either start working out of the box on the first try, or you can spend an entire afternoon trying to set one up.
Last time I had to go through that, a buddy of mine replaced his old dead printer with something newer...between the two of us, we've spent a solid 45 minutes just trying to feed it paper, which it did absolutely nothing with. Then--without trying anything differently--it just started working as if there had never been any problem, and it's been working fine since. We never could find what it is we were doing wrong...
I'm using Azure DevOps, which is free for teams up to five users and 1800 minutes of builds and releases per month (one job at a time).
Of course I'm using it because I'm doing full Microsoft stack and it integrates well with Azure.
I found it easy to set up and the pipelines can be clicked together quite easily (haven't used the YAML pipelines yet).
For most my builds I can take the default .NET Core template and leave it at that.
The only downside is that it builds rather slow since you have to wait for an agent to become available...
Think an average of 3-4 minutes per build unless you're using building on a self-hosted machine (with is also supported and you can run one for free).
You can also take a look at GitHub Actions[^], which is in beta.
I haven't used it myself so I can't really say anything about it.
As GitHub has been acquired by Microsoft maybe this self-hosted alternative will interest you: Gitea[^]
It's dead easy to use and we have been using it at work in a Windows environment for years now without any problems.
i know they've been acquired, but they've reached the saturation point where there are no give backs. If microsoft doesn't want it they'll pass it off/sell it to someone that does rather than shutter it.
That's why i'm staying with it. I don't know the shelf life of Gitea but i suspect that regardless of who owns it in any given week, GitHub is here to stay.
When I was growin' up, I was the smartest kid I knew. Maybe that was just because I didn't know that many kids. All I know is now I feel the opposite.
When's the last time you've looked into projectors? If all you have to go by is what these guys want, then you're getting a very distorted view of reality. Projectors are quite affordable nowadays, if you want a huge, in-your-face picture. It's dumb ideas like this one that are expensive.
If you're going to spend 38,000 euros on the base model (...and it's just a bed...which doesn't include the projector and audio system), then adding 9000 euros for them doesn't seem all that much. OTOH, 9000 euros for a projector/sound system, by themselves, is seriously overpriced. The site doesn't even get into the hardware specs - is it even 4K? clearly, if someone's gonna buy this without knowing some of these fundamentals, it's clearly targeted at those who have more money than brains.
And if you're serious about wanting a home theater, you're already doing it wrong if you're looking for integration, just like you don't use a TV's built-in speakers. Combining this with a bed on top of that makes even less sense. Since the screen is placed at the foot of the bed, you're losing the benefit of having a projector -- that screen belongs on the opposite wall. For a projector, 70" is horrendously cramped. At that distance, why not mount a TV into that frame?
Bonus: If you keep everything separate, replacing one won't force you to replace the other.
More proof that anything that has "smart" in its name is most definitely not.
it's clearly targeted at those who have more money than brains.
More proof that anything that has "smart" in its name is most definitely not
I think you already told everything that needed to be told with those two sentences
If something has a solution... Why do we have to worry about?. If it has no solution... For what reason do we have to worry about?
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