The monstrosity was designed to print about a million prints a month, though some customers got around 3 million prints a month. It's designed to run non-stop until something runs out that can't be replaced on the fly, or a part wears out.
It's more complex than a copier too, with two computers. One for the front end that converts PDFs to bitmaps, up to eight per page, one for the actual printer to control paper trays, etc.
I hadn't thought of that in years. Ebooks won.If television is a babysitter, the internet is a drunk librarian who won't shut up.