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Jan 1, 1970
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David I. Emery ([email protected]) wrote:

#I have been personally bequethed a broken Data Products LZR-1230
l#aser
#printer by the corporate MIS department which decided to junk the
#thing rather than pay $700 to have it fixed (they hated it because i
# wasn't a DEC LN03 and they couldn't get their VMS software to run it
#right).

<snip>

# I have called Data Products up in an attempt to obtain
#a schematic and was told "we don't release schematics to our
#distributors or field service people any more and won't even consider
#selling them to you... a mere customer. If you want the printer fixed
#you'd better pay us to fix it ..." ( They do offer a
#board-changers-troubleshooting guide for $125 with no schematics or
#detailed technical information)

Take the thing out back, and empty an AK-47 into it. Just be
mindful of safely and enviromental precautions. Afterward, send the
peince of shit to the factory, with a nasty gram telling them that you
refuse to faten their wallets tor their POS printer.

#Maybe we need the free hardware foundation ....

If you mean free as in freedom, I agree.
 
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