printers and scanners?

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by 4leaf, Dec 4, 2005.

  1. 4leaf macrumors member

    Nov 28, 2005
    im planning on buying an imac g5 in a few weeks and i have an ibook running on panther...what is the best mid price scanner to buy?i also want to scan negatives

    what is the best printer i can get , mid price that will print pictures and product catalogues nice?

    is there any particular brand thats better than another eg. canon epson etc
  2. adk macrumors 68000


    Nov 11, 2005
    Stuck in the middle with you
    All flatbed scanners do a really bad job of scanning negatives. If I were you I'd ask a camera shop to just scan and burn them for you, as negative scanners are expensive.
  3. 4leaf thread starter macrumors member

    Nov 28, 2005
    has anyone seen or tested or indeed have the canon pixma mp800?i can get what i think is a good deal - 250euro
    what you guys think?
  4. mikes63737 macrumors 65816

    Jul 26, 2005
    I have an HP ScanJet 4670 and it's spectacular! It's the kind that stands up, so it doesn't take up that much space. I think that it dropped from $150 to $100. It includes a negative scanner attachment.

    I have an HP DeskJet 5940 and it's awesome as well! It is really fast with text, and it does very good quality (not great, but very good) 4x6's. Also, it can print a borderless 8.5x11" page. $100 as well.

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