Laserjet 4100, Laserjet 5

Discussion in 'Hewlett Packard' started by Ludlow, Mar 28, 2019.

  1. Ludlow

    Ludlow

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    Hi,
    I recently purchased a Laserjet 4100 after hearing of its legendary build quality, reliability, and low cost of ownership. Shortly after that, I purchased a Laserjet 5.

    Is there any consensus on which of the ancient Laserjets is the most reliable and offers the lowest operational costs?

    Also, my LaserJet 5 will not connect to my network. The 4100 was detected by my Linux Manjaro system nearly instantly, but the Laserjet 5 remains invisible. Any suggestions? Also, will the Laserjet 5 perform properly if I use a parallel-to-USB converter cable?

    Thanks for any suggestions!
     
    Ludlow, Mar 28, 2019
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