• Subject: Re: HIGH speed printing
  • From: Danny McQuestion <dcmcques@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 15 Jan 1998 10:44:06 -0600
  • Organization: Somewhere In Time

Gary,

        Another thing is what form do they want the report?  By this I mean do
they want it printed on cut sheet or on formfeed.  In some situations
the form feed would be more managable over the cut sheet.

Danny Mc?

Gary Feinstein wrote:
> 
> Thanx for the feedback Michael.  I should have written in my original
> post that I am primarily using the printer for inventory reports and the
> like.  Nothing fancy, just lengthy.  We have one report that is
> generating 5000 pages every Monday morning.  For this reason, I figured
> something in the range of 40PPM would best suffice.  Any comments?
> Gary
> mcrump@ballfoster.com wrote:
> >
> > >What is everyone using as their HIGH speed printer?  Are most shops
> > >going with Laser or Impact?  What kind of output do you get in terms of
> > >PPM and LPM?  Of course, I am looking for the More Bang for your Buck
> > >opinions.
> > We use a combination of IBM 3130's(30ipms) and IBM 4324's (24ipm).
> > The 3130's are used in the areas where we need the higher duty cycle.
> > We used to have an IBM 3825 (58ipm) and replaced it with 3 3130's
> > (90ipm aggregrate) and use the multiple print writer capability of OS/400
> > to balance - it actually works real well ( I was really suspicious).
> > 3130's
> > can be expensive but you must not forget to look at the monthly duty
> > cycle (been there, done that).  You may get the right speed but
> > eventually you won't be happy.
> >
> > Michael Crump
> > Technical Project Leader
> > Ball-Foster Glass Container Corp.
> >
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