Category Archives: Printer

DIY Receipt Printer Racing Game!

How would you make video games in a world where LCD displays didn’t exist?

Well, there’s actually an answer for that, use a receipt printer to literally print your screen while you try to make through the maze, as shown on this DIY receipt printer racing game.

No matter how pointless and wasteful this game seems, I am sure it has some good applications to other projects.

The game is played on a receipt printer, a common device you can see at every convenient store. It prints those papers you usually find crumbled up in your pockets, just to throw the

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DIY Smartphone Dot Matrix Printer!

I still remember the first printer I had back in 1989, it was “color” dot-matrix printer, top-of-the-line and cost me(or my dad) couple hundred bucks. It was so cool to see bunch of MS-DOS text printed in color, those were the days you rejoiced because you had 256 different colors and printing one page took only a minute.

Well, here’s a cool DIY project to remind you of that, a DIY smartphone dot-matrix printer (sorta) that you have to hold manually. Actually it’s more li

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Deal Of the Day – Canon Pixma MG5220 Wireless Photo Printer!

Still ordering your photos from Walgreens?  I hope not.  Amazon is having a special sale on this Canon Pixma MG5220 wireless photo printer.  I actually have one and highly recommended.

Check it out on Amazon, $69.99 only for today.

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Laser Printer Hack – How to Convert your Laser Printer into Paper Shredder!

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Here’s a rather interesting hack where an old color laser printer (no longer in use) is converted into a paper shredder by taking a strip-cut paper shredder and sticking it where the paper usually comes out.

This might work well in situations where you need to keep the printer for yearly assets taxes while making it somewhat useful.

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Xerox Circuit Ink!

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Here’s another reason you read Zedomax.com and get the news faster than watching that damn, old HDTV and slow, mainstream media.  Xerox has developed a new ink that lets you “print” your circuit boards on paper.  Not only will this make DIY PCBs obsolete, you can now make circuit boards that are flexible as paper.  WOW!

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Inkjet DIY – How to Make a Self-Filling Inkjet System for Your Inkjet Printer!

One thing I don’t like about inkjet printer companies such as HP (although I love their products) is that ink itself can be more costly than the printer itself.  No matter what, HP isn’t going to make a self-filling inkjet system as it’s going to take a big bite out of their ink sales.

Don’t worry though, there’s a step-by-step guide you can follow to accomplish this so you never have to buy new ink ever!

It beats me why CIS systems are so expensive, the ozi exchange doesn’t

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Cheap Wireless Printers Review!

Okay, today we will review some of the cheapest wireless printers you can buy.  Since we most people have Wi-Fi these days, I don’t see why not you should go with a wired printer when most wireless printers are under $150.

Anyways, without delay, I will be featuring some of the cheap, (or low-cost) wireless printers you can buy. (online of course, it’s cheaper than retail)

First up is a Brother MFC-490CW

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HP Makes Green Printers from 83% Recycled Plastic!

Here’s another good idea from HP, printers made out of mostly recycled plastic.

Overall, it would boil down to how these things would be available in the market. Being the known brand that HP is, consumers are sure to get their own eco-friendly printers once they see it on the vendor’s shelves.

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Océ unveils new printing technology ‘CrystalPoint’, Ink Gel Balls!

Holy crap, Oce unveils their new printing technology.  Instead of traditional inkjet or laserjet crap, this new technology uses this ink gel balls!  You can buy one here.

LAS VEGAS, USA (AVING Special Report on ‘IRgA 2008’) — <Visual News> Océ unveiled today new printing technology ‘CrystalPoint’, which combines toner and inkjet printing at the IRgA 2008 Annual Conventi

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