Might it be possible if no body else gives a shhhhhh about periphial noise to rate these items ourselves.
Now I`m sure a lot of you guys (and GALS) out there know a lot more about the tech side of doing this but it should be possible to rate your own printer on this site. All we do is click say Epson 680 and then click, I SAID CLICK SAY EPSON 680 AND THEN CLICK "TOO NOISY",
Get some one to administer & collate the information and turn it into a smart piece of journalism, some one at "What PC" may haps, oops!!!! I meen "PC Adviser" and then we can all read the results and buy a new printer with renewed confidence. I SAID!!!!!!!!!! O Forget it!!!!!!!!!!
That is it I resgn from this forum, I was hoping for some humer, fun, sacitic, satiric, thats it satirical lafter & humiliation with a mix of useful information, ps thats the way the real world works if you hadn`t noticed. Oh! and by the way the real world looks at you lot of pc junkies as a bunch of....................(SORRY WE CANNOT CONTINUE TO POST THIS MESSAGE.PLEASE SEE ADMINISTRATOR AT ONCE.)
How else would you print multi-part forms - print all the copies one at a time and give the salesman 6ft of paper each time? (and 5 sheets of carbon paper). No just joking but there are some things that we still need dot-matrix printers for.The whine is louder than nextdoor's kids, and you can make tunes by changing the letters!