I wouldn't be without it. Small, fast and the cartridges are not stupidly expensive either. See here.
I can also recommend the Canon iP100. I set to to only print greyscale, hoping that will save me some money on the cartridges.
I also have a tiny Canon scanner which is invaluable
Yeah I do have the Printer and exactly of Canon with black cartridge and small in size and working well for me .
I've recently taken to removing the print cartridges and wrapping them in cling film between usages to try and extend the life - I'm sure ink was evaporating more quickly than used due to the long gaps between uses.
If you're not confused, you're probably misinformed
Ours is a Canon i80, possibly obsolete now but still working perfectly. Small and low profile, fits into a cave locker.
Answers to some technical queries at http://coxengineering.sharepoint.com
Yes - HP and a bit on the big side cos the one we took away died in Portugal and this was all we could get. Vital for printing travel bookings and copies of passports, ship's papers etc
HP 1018 BW laser 4 years old and no problems, what I like about lasers is that they always work we had inkjet before but every time we wanted to use it (say once every 6 months) we needed a new cartridge - expensive for 1 page! anyway the laser sits in the locker comes out prints page or two with no hassle and goes away again.
Epson Stylus DX4000. Copier/printer/scanner etc. Footprint slightly larger than A4 and about 8" deep. As said, very handy when needed.
Growing old - disgracefully!