As anyone who is looking for a multifunction printer (MFP) knows there are hundreds of options you could choose from. Of course not all of them will be in your particular budget so that is one tool for narrowing your choices but there are also other considerations which you must think about.Read More
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Reports are coming in that many older functioning MFPs from virtually every brand are having difficulty with SMB scanning due to an upgrade that Microsoft has released which affects the older versions of SMB (V0 & V1). The upgrade corrects a security problem which is a good thing but for networked MFPs from Kyocera, Ricoh, Konica Minolta, Canon, Toshiba, Sharp, Samsung and other brands, it can interfere with the functioning of their scanning operations.Read More
When we hear about the Internet of Things we usually think about video doorbells, electronic locks, Alexa, Google Home, automated lighting, connected appliances and the many other ways that the world wide web has impacted consumer life styles.Read More
The consumer market is flooded with tools to enhance personal tech performance through hardware and software tools. In these days of Alexa and Google Home there are many ways that consumers interact with physical devices using apps and voice commands. Check the weather, turn on and off lights, schedule events in your calendar and get reminders on critical activities all through your mobile device or a small speaker system in your home.Read More
One of the infrequent tasks that every organization faces at some point is buying or leasing a new print device. Often someone just says, 'order one like the one we have now". Of course since print devices tend to last for some time the one you have now may no longer be in the market and it may not really be the right fit for your current needs. Here are a few of the key decisions you need to consider BEFORE you place that order.Read More
Ever since the early days of the photocopier and now the connected printer there have been unscrupulous players who have promoted and sold toner for massive premiums over the real retail price. There are a number of ways the scams work but the most common we see involve phone contacts to unwitting potential targets.Read More
I have observed over the past fifteen years that the daily life of a copier technician has undergone a significant change. These critical customer support people have seen more change in their careers than in most industries. In the copier/mfp dealership I have been involved with there is a team of very experienced and long serving technical experts who daily respond to clients and solve their issues.
Kyocera Document Solutions Canada has announced the release of upgraded versions of the popular TASKalfa series of mono and colour MFPs.
There are many considerations when you purchase or lease a new MFP. Some are obvious but many may not be. Here's a simple checklist of things you might take into account.