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dough Mar 11, 2013 08:19 PM
which printer
Which printer is good to attach to an Apple I Mac?

Is there any scanner that can be attached and works well

with the I Mac?
 
angelmb Mar 12, 2013 06:28 AM
Hi and welcome to the boards.

I guess any printer available at the online Apple Store should work fine. Read some reviews there.

While not listed there, Canon printers work great. I have a Pixma Pro9000 and a Pixma MX860, the former being a A3 wide format printer, the later is a multi-purpose machine including a scanner.

Then, I have a 14 years old HP LaserJet 2100 TN. Great piece of hardware. No idea if HP printers quality is still top-notch these days.

I also have, just-in-case, the Epson Perfection V33 scanner, very affordable and works well.

If only the Samsung SCX-4500 was still available… It is to cute, reminds me of the NeXT PN N2000 printer.
 
Waragainstsleep Mar 12, 2013 12:50 PM
All printers are evil. Why not take up calligraphy instead?

;)
 
jmiddel Mar 12, 2013 07:01 PM
I use Brother printers, they work great.
 
OreoCookie Mar 12, 2013 10:49 PM
Basically any printer or scanner you can buy these days just works on the Mac. If you want specific recommendations, you should tell us what your budget is and what you intend to do with the printer and scanner.
 
andi*pandi Mar 13, 2013 01:35 PM
I have a canon pixma, works great, pictures on photo paper look very good. The scanner also is pretty good, although it's a little clumsy finding the files after (I don't use the canon software much). Not sure it would be good for scanning negatives or slides though.
 
subego Mar 14, 2013 06:03 PM
I ex has a Pixma i990. They supposedly have non-replaceable parts which burn out, but this has yet to be an issue. The hardware is really nice, as is the photocopy function.

The software is a friggin nightmare. For the printer at least. The people in Canon's scanner department just made it Bonjour compatible. Fire and forget.
 
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