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Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-13-2013, 02:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,481
Posted By TRI
Thanks Nick. And yes, I do like that it prints...

Thanks Nick. And yes, I do like that it prints on both sides.

My wife is very sensitive to smelly new plastics, and most new things, especially electronics that heat up, have a pretty long...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-12-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,481
Posted By TRI
bought it!

I bought the Brother Brother HL-2280DW printer and super-like it :)

Brother HL 2280DW Wireless Monochrome Laser Printer by Office Depot...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-07-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,481
Posted By TRI
They should have a "Reality of Compatibility"...

They should have a "Reality of Compatibility" rating on the box. Then you'd know why it still didn't work after you installed the drivers properly. :(
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-07-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,481
Posted By TRI
I hear you Nick. The fact that you're a Mac...

I hear you Nick. The fact that you're a Mac person and you have one and it you like it means a lot and I appreciate it.

I'll do another check of the local stores for other possibilities. It...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-07-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,481
Posted By TRI
Thanks, I'm sold. The thought of having a...

Thanks, I'm sold.

The thought of having a printer with only one cartridge appeals to me to no end. Like having a car that all it does is start and go after having cars with every luxury add-on...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-07-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,481
Posted By TRI
Thanks again :) Office Depot's site says a...

Thanks again :)

Office Depot's site says a store near me has the Brother w/tax for $135... the cheapest Canon was $127 so it seems like we may have a winner folks :)

Question: the age old...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-07-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,481
Posted By TRI
Thanks Nick, I missed that the Brother is a...

Thanks Nick, I missed that the Brother is a print/copy/scan machine, which is what I meant by "all-in-one". I know that some multifunction machines also fax but we do have a dedicated fax machine...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-07-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,481
Posted By TRI
Thanks, that looks nice, but I'm really looking...

Thanks, that looks nice, but I'm really looking for an all-in-one, and the Canon is one of the few laser all-in-one's I've seen.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-07-2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,481
Posted By TRI
Sorry for the delayed response folks... I...

Sorry for the delayed response folks...

I didn't know about this stuff. I didn't know that laser printers are mostly black print only except for expensive ones, that you can get them pretty cheap...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-04-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,481
Posted By TRI
Probably inkjet as the cheaper units seem to be...

Probably inkjet as the cheaper units seem to be inkjets.
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-04-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,481
Posted By TRI
Yes, I share your feelings for HP, although maybe...

Yes, I share your feelings for HP, although maybe not quite as strongly as I have had some good experiences mixed with bad.

Re: the OfficeMax printer - what I appreciate from the posters here is...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-03-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,481
Posted By TRI
re: " I'm finding that the Windows drivers...

re: " I'm finding that the Windows drivers provides a lot more control than the Mac version does."

That's been an issue for a long time. I was surprised when I went on the Apple site that the...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-03-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,481
Posted By TRI
Thanks. I hate to think that something is no...

Thanks.

I hate to think that something is no good based on low price alone, although it's often true.

The HP 1210 I bought 10+ years ago was built like a tank, but dealing with HP for Mac...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-03-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,481
Posted By TRI
Thanks Nick, Robert and Alice for your comments. ...

Thanks Nick, Robert and Alice for your comments. :)

I just looked in an OfficeMax flyer and they have an HP 2512 for $40!

$40 is really cheap for an HP all-in-one, but I'm wondering if it is...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-03-2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,481
Posted By TRI
2006 Macbook printer recommendations?

I need to get a printer for a 2006 Macbook 2.0 GHz. It currently has OS 10.5.8 but I have a disk on order to upgrade to Snow Leopard. My understanding is that the 10.6.3 disk I bought will upgrade...
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-22-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By TRI
Thanks Harry, I didn't know that. I'll check to...

Thanks Harry, I didn't know that. I'll check to see if I have a PC133 to swap in there.
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-21-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By TRI
Thanks Dennis :) Wishful thinking but just...

Thanks Dennis :)

Wishful thinking but just thought I'd ask.
Forum: Apple Desktops 04-21-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By TRI
1 GB RAM chips in Quicksilver 2002?

I have a Power Mac G4 1.0 GHz DP that has 3 RAM slots.

Right now it has a 512 MB chip in each slot, for 1.5 GB total. Two of the chips are PC133's and the other a PC100. It's been running well...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-19-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 313,200
Posted By TRI
Thanks bobtomay :) The tv doesn't have...

Thanks bobtomay :)

The tv doesn't have HDMI/DVI input, just a pair of HDMI inputs, and then two sets of RCA (yellow/red/white) inputs, one labeled "composite" and the other "component".

Since...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 04-19-2013, 03:10 AM
Replies: 723
Views: 313,200
Posted By TRI
Sorry if this was covered in the previous 44...

Sorry if this was covered in the previous 44 pages, but here's what I've come across:

We bought a JVC EM32T tv from Costco. We're using my wife's Macbook, the very first one with the Mini DVI...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-19-2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By TRI
Thanks, I'm stoked that it worked. :)

Thanks, I'm stoked that it worked. :)
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-19-2013, 02:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By TRI
Worked!

With the replacement cable it started up and runs fine... been using it for several hours. So nice when things work. :^)

I put in a larger hard drive, airport card and RAM from old laptops I had....
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-12-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By TRI
Will do Dennis, thanks. This $25 specimen...

Will do Dennis, thanks.

This $25 specimen looks like it was stripped for resale... no airport, no plug-in RAM and unplugged small hard drive. The hard drive cable connector, where it was...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-12-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By TRI
I will post the results, thanks. I didn't...

I will post the results, thanks.

I didn't know that these machines can boot from an OS on an external drive (or computer in Target Mode) via Firewire. That seems to be a great basic...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-12-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By TRI
Thanks. I just found one on eBay for $3...

Thanks.

I just found one on eBay for $3 w/free shipping.

I put a working Powerbook in Target Mode and attached it to the broken iBook via Firewire and used the Tiger install disk to get the...
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