[Samba] advice : samba cups and point and print ( hardware needed )

L.P.H. van Belle belle at bazuin.nl
Thu Sep 11 06:51:31 MDT 2014

thank you achim, good info.. 

ok, so the Kyocera Mita is an option. 
anyone else who whats to share some info? 
and im thinking in printers which do 50+ pages/min 
i have to replace 3x 75 page/min and 1x 90 page/min printers..  


>-----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
>Van: achim at ag-web.biz [mailto:samba-bounces at lists.samba.org] 
>Namens Achim Gottinger
>Verzonden: woensdag 10 september 2014 18:56
>Aan: samba at lists.samba.org
>Onderwerp: Re: [Samba] advice : samba cups and point and print 
>( hardware needed )
>Am 10.09.2014 12:38, schrieb L.P.H. van Belle:
>> Hi
>> it's a bit offtopic here, but its a good place to ask..
>> I'm looking for some new printer hardware and i was thinking 
>lets ask the samba people..
>> I'm just a bit wondering which brand and models of printers 
>do you all use.
>> I'm using samba with cups with point and print setup.
>> I only use windows drivers ( no ppd's ) .
>> now im having for example some HP 4345MFP printers running 
>and i need some extra ( and maybe bigger ) printer.
>> so what do you all use for printer hardware ( in a setup like above )
>> im open for any advice..
>> i know for example that :
>> - Xerox hardware with the latest printer drivers does not 
>work in above setup.
>> - HP hardware with the latest printer driver (globa) do work 
>ok ( after disableing the snmp communication in the printer driver )
>> so please fill this in ... this wil make it much easier for 
>lots of people then to choose..
>> and this way we force the big companies to also tink samba 
>when developing printer drivers. ...
>> Greetz,
>> Louis
>- Kyocera Mita printers work fine with the generic driver 
>packages. The 
>only limitation is that during auto detection of the connected 
>you manually have to enter the printer's ip address for snmp 
>When used on an windows server the address gets detected. We used the 
>following models FS-C5150DN, FS-C5015N, FS-3920DN, FS-2000DN.
>- Brother, MFC 7840W and MFC 7360DN had worked fine for an while 
>(~4.0.5) without restrictions and stopped working (4.1.?) after an 
>update. Did not get em running again so i moved them to an windows vm.
>- HP with generic drivers worked fine for with XP but not with Windows 
>7, guess i need the snmp fix you mentioned. We use Color LaserJet 
>CP1510, LaserJet 1100, LaserJet Pro 400 MFP.
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