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Best printer for Carbonless Paper, 3 Part

Best printer for Carbonless Paper, 3 Part

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I just bought a Lexmark Forms Printer 2580n 9pin printer to print on 3 Part Carbonless Paper.  When I first purchased the printer the print quality was fine.  This printer is heavly used. 4 months later the print quality is now crap.  I've replaced the ribbon twice already.  Even after a fresh ribbon the print quality is just poor even with the the ink on the paper dark.  I think this Lexmark is just getting worn out from trying to print to the 3 part paper. Does anyone know the best printer for 3 Part paper?  Do I need to purchase a 24 pin printer to work better with 3 part paper?

RE: Best printer for Carbonless Paper, 3 Part

24 will help. But it sounds like you may have a light use printer beating the pins to death.

OKI has the 3410 and Epson the DFX9000. Both did well for customers. But they didn't use 3 part.

Ed Fair
Give the wrong symptoms, get the wrong solutions.

RE: Best printer for Carbonless Paper, 3 Part

We have used tallygenicom for years. Very dependable. Lots of models.

RE: Best printer for Carbonless Paper, 3 Part

I like Oki, always had too many issues with Epson's DFX's with their printhead's overheating.

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