Getting a new MFP? Should you buy it or lease it? There are as many thoughts on this topic as there are finance people in businesses.
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Colour printing is a constantly growing part of the printer market. The capabilities and the quality of colour laser printers continue to grow. Ricoh has recently introduced a letter/legal colour laser that sets a new mark in one particular area. The estimated operating costs for this new unit are as low as 3.8 cents (US) in colour and less than 1 cent in black and white.
In Part One of this blog we talked about some of the choices to be made in controlling and deploying your colour printer. But how do you decide between all of the options out there? Is a small inexpensive printer the way to go? Or would a larger more robust device be better? One of the key decisions can be based upon the total cost of ownership for your device.
One of the questions I frequently get from clients when we talk about their colour printing needs is, "How much is this going to cost to run?" They have heard the horror stories about over spending when they introduce in house colour print capabilities, or they have experienced them in the past.