[clug] Free to good? home: A2 printer

Ian darkstarsword at gmail.com
Wed Apr 1 00:56:22 GMT 2009

I too am doing a project right at the moment that needs a colour A2
printout and it would be much cheaper if I could utilise this printer
rather than get it professionally printed.

I'm not sure I'd want to keep it given the limited space in my college
room, but I wouldn't mind using it next week.


On Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 8:46 PM, Craig Small <csmall at enc.com.au> wrote:
> Hello,
>  I have an A2 printer, I've not seen A2 paper but its bigger than A3.
> This is an Epson Stylus Color 3000 printer.  It's big enough it can
> print A3 in landscape. And, it's free!
> At the back is the old sproket wheels where you could find some
> continuous paper and feed it in for banners.  I've misplaced the rollers
> at the back so I'm not sure how useful that feature is (If I find it I
> can post them).
> At the front of the printer is your normal flat-sheet feeder. You can
> put A4,A3 or (I assume because it extends out) A2 paper in.  I ran a
> self-test on it tonight and after a few cleanings it printed out fine.
> Red blurs a little but that may be my cheap paper I'm trying it on.
> The printer has been used probably less than 10 times and has spent its
> life in a cardboard box in various garages.  I've moved this several
> times and this time is the last. The inks are what we got it with. They
> are old but still work fine.
> If you like a photo, see http://www.enc.com.au/~csmall/printer1.jpg
> the gaps in the print-out are the small characters and the camera
> taking it, there are letters there, just things like ~ and `
> First come first served.  I'll be getting rid of it one way or another.
>  - Craig
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