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"Louise" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> I fear my nice, compact HP 1100 has reached the end of its life. I
> cannot accomodate the size the the "better" HP Laserjets.
> Therefore, I am torn between the Brother 5140 and the HP 1012.
> My two major concerns are size and print quality.
> The Brother has higher resolution, parallel port option, but is a few
> inches larger. It also has the option for more memory and comes with
> twice as much memory.
> The HP is smaller, and....I've always had HP printers and I've always
> been pretty happy. But I know HP isn't what it used to be.
> Can anyone compare the print quality and overall functioning between the
> two printers?
> Am I correct in preferring to minimize my use of system resources by
> preferring parallel to USB - thus favoring the Brother?