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When it comes to laser printers, you have a pretty big range to choose from. Most will be okay, some will be great, and a few will be lemons.
To help you decide on a printer, useful information to know would be how much printing do you expect to do, on what type of paper, and what paper size? Will you be doing double-sided printing, or will you only print on one side of a piece of paper? Finally, do you need color printing, or is black and white okay?
There are not as many printers out there as there appears - many are made by the same manufacturers (Tektronix are Xerox and HP are made by Canon - same machines with different cases/boxes/manuals).
Also look at the price of the cartridges. Some have very cheap toners, some are very expensive. Be wary of the cheaper toner cartridges - they may need to complimented with a drum, more expensive cartridges may come complete with the drum.
Once you have found a few cartridges that you will be prepared to pay for, then try to find a machine to fit around them that you like. After all - the machine costs next to nothing compared to the cost of the cartridges, over time.
P.S. Avoid Dell printer - they are made by Lexmark but the cartridges use different chips. Buying Lexmark cartridges for the Dell printers will not work. And Dell cartridges are not cheap.
Also look at the price of the cartridges. Some have very cheap toners, some are very expensive
We have a couple of Samsung lazers, we refill the cartridges. They have a little bung on the side, pull it out, pour some more toner in and away you go.
Touch wood up to now we've had no problems. We worked out if we refill the cartridge 4 times it covers the cost of a new printer if something goes wrong!