Printer Sorting HowTo

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KEEP ALL OKIDATA DOT MATRIX AND LED PRINTERS

We also need a network printer at the Mezz, if it's laser and has an Ethernet port, let us know!

INKJET PRINTERS

Hewlett Packard

  • 895 and above KEEP
  • Deskjets below 895 Recycle
  • 2000C series (B F P) Recycle
  • 1600 Recycle


WORKS WITH GNU/LINUX

Deskjet
5940
7260

Do NOT KEEP

Deskjet
350

Epson

  • r series KEEP (the letter r is before the series number, example: r800)
  • Wide Format KEEP
  • 900 Series KEEP
  • 1200 Series KEEP
  • 1520 KEEP
  • 3000 KEEP
  • 5000 KEEP

ALL OTHERS RECYCLE

WORKS WITH GNU/LINUX

stylus cx5800f

Canon

  • Wide Format KEEP
  • Multi-Function KEEP
  • All of them Recycle

DOES NOT WORK IN LINUX

PIXMA MP470

Lexmark

  • All of them Recycle

LASER PRINTERS

Apple

Keep only wide format


Brother

KEEP
HL-1240

HP

Keep all Laserjet series 4 and above for testing(ie 4P, 5L). 4 digit long HP Laserjet printers keep for testing.(ie 2100, 4100)

Lexmark

Keep all

Samsung

Keep all

Xerox

Keep all

ALL OTHERS

Keep

DOT MATRIX

Okidata

  • KEEP ALL (Make sure to keep all parts with it!!!!)

List of known Okidata printers that work with Linux - http://www.linuxprinting.org/printer_list.cgi?make=Okidata

How to recycle printers

  1. Mine for components (PAPER, NETWORK CARDS)
  2. cut cord
  3. Put printer in white bag s for recycling

If its a big printer please ask for help finding the components and recycling process

REMEMBER ASK IF YOU ARE UNSURE