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Sydney - buying HP laserjet?

#1 Post by AlanHK » Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:58 pm

I'm moving to Sydney soon and will need a HP Laserjet.

I have one now -- used ones are cheap in Hong Kong. It would be expensive to ship and probably a good chance it being trashed on the way.

Specifically I have a HPLJ 2420 and need something similar-- 600/1200 dpi, Postscript, ethernet.
Cheap toner refills available.

I guess places that sell used corporate Thinkpads might also have these, so asking here.
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Re: Sydney - buying HP laserjet?

#2 Post by RealBlackStuff » Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:47 am

Buy a Brother laser printer instead, such as this HL-L5100DN.
I have its same-sized predecessor Brother HL-5240, that I bought new in 2007, still going as good as on day one!
Or if size is important, check the smaller HL-L2370DW.
Brother printers are way better and refills (even non-Brother) are a lot cheaper as well (7000 pages refill for $19.99)
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Re: Sydney - buying HP laserjet?

#3 Post by AlanHK » Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:06 pm

Still asking WHERE to buy, not WHAT.

Ordering from USA to Australia is a non-starter, shipping is more than the cost of the printer.
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Re: Sydney - buying HP laserjet?

#4 Post by RealBlackStuff » Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:26 pm

Don't tell me you can't buy new or used Brother printers in HK!

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Re: Sydney - buying HP laserjet?

#5 Post by Thinkpad4by3 » Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:46 pm

RealBlackStuff wrote:
Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:26 pm
Don't tell me you can't buy new or used Brother printers in HK!
Check Australian eBay/CL/alternate?
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Re: Sydney - buying HP laserjet?

#6 Post by shawross » Sat Apr 13, 2019 5:48 pm

We have Gumtree in Australia with which one can find a bargain.
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Re: Sydney - buying HP laserjet?

#7 Post by madicetea » Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:39 pm

AlanHK wrote:
Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:06 pm
Still asking WHERE to buy, not WHAT.

Ordering from USA to Australia is a non-starter, shipping is more than the cost of the printer.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category: ... _Australia

I'm guessing if you trust big-box stores more than the Internet (which at times, I do) then one of these stores would be your best bet.

Seems JB Hi-Fi and Strathfield have stores standing in different parts of Sydney -- probably among other locations in the region as well (assuming you train ride / drive to the nearest suburbs).

Ofc, the closest to Australia I've ever been is New Zealand so I can't help much further -- but good luck on your search.
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