Laser Printer Reccommendations

I'd like to sample the field on recommendations for Black and White Laser printers for High-Res document Printing...

My previous printer was an HP Laserjet 4mp 20ppm 600dpi w/ Jetdirect Car, Envelope Feeder, and Duplexer + Postscript Simm and 128mb Ram.

It performed well, but finally both the primary feed drawer and the 500 sheet extra tray developed issues requiring repair to rollers and belts and w/ over 300000 pages on this unit I want to look for a replacement...

I am hoping to find a printer that is economical per page cost, 1200-2400dpi actual un-enhanced resolution, supports Postscript and PCL, Supports 100 or 1000 Mbit Ethernet connection + USB or Firewire, Duplexes(Essential, prints on at least Legal size paper but Tabloid capability would be optimal. I'm hoping for 25-30ppm with quick warmup and about 128-256mb ram for large pdf files I print regularly.

I have also considered going to a color laser like the HP Color Laserjet 3800dtn or the QMS Magicolor 5700 series, but I wonder how much color I would print and those toner cartrages are high dollar + resolution is not as high typically.

I am looking to spend no more than $2500 tops, but really would rather spend about 1200-1500 and replace my scanner too at the same time...

I would like to find a model that still has a dedicated envelope feeder, as they are super handy for HPDA cards too, but that's not essential as long as the main tray or multipurpose slot can feed 3x5 cardstock.

Please help point me in the right direction as my Color Inkjet which I bought for photo printing (Epson Color R800) is killing me on ink costs ($120/2months) since my laser died 6 months ago and I have to print everything to it now...

,Matt

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