Solved Any Multi-function ink device printer/scanner fully working with bsd?

grafi

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There is no sub-forum on peripheral devices such as printers, so I post here.
Is there any brand multi-function ink device printer/scanner that works with FreeBSD preferably out of the box (just after drivers installation), or after minimal tweaking.
It would be ideal if it will be ink tank device not a ink cartridge based one. For example https:// www8.hp.com /pl/pl/printers/product-details/16180957
Manufacturer is irrelevant for me. Compatibility and ink tank feature are a main factors. Support for lan or wi-fi printing is also completely irrelevant in my case.
 

diizzy

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Inkjet printers are going to be issue as its usually made to be cheap rather than reliable and robust, many depends on the host (computer) to much of the processing and use proprietary protocols to communicate. Pretty much any SMB/home office Laser AIO will work as they in general supports Postscript and/or PCL for printing and SMB/FTP to transfer scans.
 
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grafi

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Inkjet printers are going to be issue as its usually made to be cheap rather than reliable and robust, many depends on the host (computer) to much of the processing and use proprietary protocols to communicate. Pretty much any SMB/home office Laser AIO will work as they in general supports Postscript and/or PCL for printing and SMB/FTP to transfer scans.
Basically most of the printers from the list is not not available first hand in poland And a seckond hend market did not look promissing heare.

So my only option is picking some models of xerox kiosera and hp with support of Postscript and/or PCL for printing and SMB/FTP to transfer scans. And contact the producer, ask about compatibility with bsd. Or better pick sone models of HP printers and ask if model of my choosing is compatibile with hplip 3.20.3_1 couse thats a version support by https://www.freshports.org/print/hplip.
 

diizzy

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I personally have good experience with Kyoceras mid-rage laser AIOs but depending on when you make a purchase pricing can differ widly for some odd reason.
Kyocera ECOSYS M5526cd* (M5521 is very similar but much more expensive consumables) is a nice "little" machine that should work just fine in using FreeBSD.

"Emulations: PCL 6 (PCL 5c/PCL-XL), PostScript 3 (KPDL 3), PDF Direct Print, XPS Direct Print"
"Functionality: Scan-to-e-mail (SMTP), Scan-to-FTP (FTP over SSL), Scan-to-SMB, Scan to USB Host, TWAIN scan (USB, network), WSD (WIA) scan (USB, network)"

I'm sure HP/Brother/Canon all have similar but I usually find it quite hard to beat Kyocera's machines in this price range (currently around 350-400EUR in .de) especially having in mind costs of consumables.

https://www.kyoceradocumentsolutions.eu/en/products/mfp/ECOSYSM5526CDN.html (N - ethernet, W - wireless)
 

NatalieLawrence9

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I personally have good experience with Kyoceras mid-rage laser AIOs but depending on when you make a purchase pricing can differ widly for some odd reason.
Kyocera ECOSYS M5526cd* (M5521 is very similar but much more expensive consumables) is a nice "little" machine that should work just fine in using FreeBSD.

"Emulations: PCL 6 (PCL 5c/PCL-XL), PostScript 3 (KPDL 3), PDF Direct Print, XPS Direct Print"
"Functionality: Scan-to-e-mail (SMTP), Scan-to-FTP (FTP over SSL), Scan-to-SMB, Scan to USB Host, TWAIN scan (USB, network), WSD (WIA) scan (USB, network)"

I'm sure HP/Brother/Canon all have similar but I usually find it quite hard to beat Kyocera's machines in this price range (currently around 350-400EUR in .de) especially having in mind costs of consumables.

https://www.kyoceradocumentsolutions.eu/en/products/mfp/ECOSYSM5526CDN.html (N - ethernet, W - wireless)
I have been using Kyocera mid-range laser AIOs for quite a long time and am completely satisfied with it.
 
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