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Cheapgeek shows you how to give new life to that old printer by cleaning it up a bit… – “This Dirty Old Laser printer was the deal in 1996. 6 pages per minute of blazing fast monchrome printing. Document quality and the price was $350.00. I however, got the printer for $150.00 (in 1996 a deal for sure). This printer served us well and as time progressed, it sat neglected on the top the desk. A new color printer took over the job as print master. Sad- to see this dirty old warrior silent, un used. Every reboot, the printer would rachet to life, grinding, grunting and wheeze, then wait. Poor lonely printer waiting for a print job. Print jobs that until recently, did not come. It’s time to resurrect you- Old Printer of the Monochrome, Grandpa Laser. Some cleaning and maintenance should do it. Here’s how I cleaned the printer, to bring it back to life….. “Link.

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Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.


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