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January 15th, 2009 by Printer Whisperer Posted in Tips and Tricks

What’s the difference between a Laser and a LaserJet printer? This article explains what each term means.

January 4th, 2009 by Printer Whisperer Posted in Tips and Tricks

Learn what to do when your LaserJet 1100 stops working well.

December 14th, 2008 by Printer Whisperer Posted in Tutorials

HP’s 2600 LaserJet printer is a great machine that takes up a small footprint yet offers fast color printing speeds and network capabilities. In this article, we’ll install an HP Color LaserJet 2600 printer on a Macintosh computer. If you’re looking for the installation procedure to install an HP Laserjet 1600 with a Macintosh computer, […]

July 27th, 2008 by Printer Whisperer Posted in Tips and Tricks

As an ink remanufacturer and filler, many people at home attempt to re-fill their ink cartridges and find that the ink used in printers is very hard to clean off. Unlike typical pen ink, printer ink is designed to be very permanent and it can be very hard to clean off. This is because most […]

July 27th, 2008 by Printer Whisperer Posted in Tutorials

See larger image USB to Mini Centronics Cable, 5 ft. (Personal Computers) New From: $17.95 USD In Stock This tutorial allows you to connect a Windows XP based computer to one of these HP printers: LaserJet 3100 LaserJet 3150 LaserJet 1100 LaserJet 3200 LaserJet 4500 LaserJet 4550 LaserJet 4600 LaserJet 4650 LaserJet 5500 LaserJet 5550 […]

July 27th, 2008 by Printer Whisperer Posted in Tips and Tricks

There you sit, late at night, typing away with a paper due in the morning. You’ve written a wonderful article, backed it up, and now it’s time to print the beast. After clicking the familiar printer icon, you silently wait for the paper to get pulled into the printer and produce a work of art […]

July 27th, 2008 by Printer Whisperer Posted in Tips and Tricks

With the ever increasing printers sold with networking support, I have been inundated with questions regarding the setup of a network printer. Many of these principles can be applied to other printer manufacturers, but due to the amount of printers sold by HP, this tutorial will be for LaserJet Printers using some time of JetDirect […]

July 20th, 2008 by Printer Whisperer Posted in Printer, Reviews

The MF4690 is a compact yet speedy multifunctional all-in-one. I was looking for a printer that had a small footprint, but came with many features that I needed for my business. I tried many HP printers, but the scanning and network integration left me wondering which direction HP was headed. The loss of quality on […]

June 7th, 2008 by Printer Whisperer Posted in Printer, Tips

From looking at my keyword search logs, I’m finding more and more people interested in a technician’s secret for toner. I’m not sure if it’s regarding whether or not to refill toner, if remanufactured toner is ok to use in a printer, or if printer techs like me have dirty secrets to unveil. So for […]

May 10th, 2008 by Printer Whisperer Posted in Odds and Ends, Printer

I was approached and asked about an HP Color LaserJet 2605dnxi and what exactly the “xi” means. I honestly didn’t know off hand but suspected that it had something to do with where the printer could be purchased (in this case it was Costco). First off, here’s a brief list of letters HP uses to […]