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Repairing an HP Photosmart B9180 printer

The following text was posted to an HP B9180 user group @ yahoo. Unfortunately I didn’t manage to take photos of the inside of the printer. My 4y old B9180 started making horrible noises. The noise originated from/near with the … Continue reading

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Epson Stylus Pro 3880 Review

Epson Stylus Pro 3880 As my HP B9180 A3+ photo printer broke down, I needed a replacement. Hewlett-Packard no longer makes prosumer photo printers, so the choice came down to Epson or Canon. As Epson is by far the market … Continue reading

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HP B9180 printer dying

My almost 4-year old HP B9180 printer is giving up on me. It started making loud grinding noises, and now the print heads are clogging. I partly took it apart on Sunday: sometimes the problem is fixable, but I am … Continue reading

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Printing costs on the HP B9180 printer

A cost estimate of printing borderless A3 photos comes to about 2 € for the ink and 1.5 € for the paper plus (assuming lowest price suppliers). A full cost model should add an extra ammount between 0.5 and 3 € for the costs of the printer (excluding the ink that came with the purchase) and possible future head replacements. Continue reading

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Printer comparison: HP B9180 ↔ Epson R2880

A comparsion of the Hewlett Packard B9180 and the Epson R2880 pinters. The article is based on input from two users (myself and Sakke respectively) and was triggered by a “what to buy” question. Continue reading

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