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Dust Cover For HP Printer?

G. V. , Jan 09, 2006; 12:34 a.m.

Any suggestions for a source? Local office supply stores hardly carry dust covers anymore... A Google search turned- up Compucover and Fellowes.

I wish that companies would include a dust cover, or at least offer it as an "accessory." I've used dust covers on my computer equipment ever since I paid over $5000 for my first set- up. I think it prolongs the life of most gear and it sure does keep it looking like new for years.

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William Kahn , Jan 09, 2006; 08:42 a.m.

Try Office Max, Staples or Office Depot. They carry generic covers for printers, scanners and other gear. They usually aren't pretty, but they keep the dust out....

Michael Gordon , Jan 09, 2006; 12:36 p.m.

How about a towel or bedsheet? It's what I use for my printers. Sure, it's not the most aesthetically attractive, but I haven't spent any money or had to go anywhere (but my closet) to come up with covers.

G. V. , Jan 09, 2006; 01:11 p.m.

My Rotatrim is covered by a towel (my cat certainly appreciates it...) Since we tend toward jumbo towels in this house, I would still have to go forth and find the right size/pattern. Too bad I don't live in a city where I could visit a store with neat fabric with "ethnic" designs.

I'm going to order this: http://www.compucover.com/html/d101835.html. I thought that I was going to have do a special order because the printer didn't come up when I searched the website. But when I Googled "HP 8450 dust cover" one of the first hits was on the Compucover website.

Years ago I ordered a dust cover from a small company in Bishop, California. I can't say that I am crazy about the gray color and small rainbow applique in one corner...

Manuel Garcia , Jan 09, 2006; 02:08 p.m.

How about a plastic grocery bag? Again not the most attractive but it does the job. I use one for my Nikon Coolscan IV and now for my Epson Picturemate. Good luck!

Courtney Killian , Oct 20, 2007; 03:05 a.m.

Got one here: www.printerdustcover.com

tons of custom covers for lots of models, reasonably priced, and good quality.

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