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Printers for Onboard Use

How will a standard laser printer stand-up on a cruising boat on such issues as moisture in the heating elements, the toner cartridge, etc.? Would an ink jet be better?

Ken Wilhoite

Jim Sexton responds:

If you already own a laser printer, by all means use it. I haven't heard of any problems associated with using the laser printer on board. I use an HP LaserJet 6L and am very happy with it.

If you don't own a laser printer, then I would recommend that you buy a bubble jet. Most cruisers use a bubble jet because of the low initial cost, low operating expense, and small footprint. Specifically, I recommend the Canon BJC series of printers. The latest one is the 4400 with the optional scanner cartridge. Other Cannon BJC models can be purchased for less than $200. A reconditioned Canon BJC costs about $100. At that price you can afford to get a new one every year. The great thing about these printers is that you can pick up a new cartridge almost anywhere in the US.

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