Re: I took my home printer to the tip a few weeks ago.
I'm actually rather happy with my old Brother DCP-9040 colour laser multifunction. It's been working fine for several years, and it was even better when I found out that I could reset the toner levels with a few button pushes. The current set of toners are on about their third reset and still seem to be going strong!
Unfortunately I found this out a little late and have disposed of a couple of sets previously without realising that they were probably still two thirds full!