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Old 07-05-12, 08:31 AM   #10
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Default Re: Looking for a printer to buy

Thanks Mike. That does look like a nice printer. So here is my quick story.

I purchased a Canon PIXMA MG5320, set it up printed a few photos. Photos look really good, not too far off from film to my eyes. I had this printer for about 7 days. Printed a few text pages here and there, in total I printed 7 4x6 photos and about 12 text pages. I check the ink levels and some of them are halfway down already! Whenever I would go to print that printed would go through a cleaning process before it printed. Figured it was eating ink from that IDK? I do not like to return things but I returned that printed, it's an ink hog! And at $25 or so for a single cartridge (It had 5 or 6) I cant afford that.

So I did some more research and purchased a HP Photosmart 6510 yesterday. Don't know if it's an ink hog yet but the ink is cheaper. however the photo quality is not as good. Thats ok, i really wanted it for general printing anyway.

Hope your Canon don't eat ink like mine did Mike, it was crazy.
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