Telling you not to buy your office printer and copier from the big box store is a pretty bold statement. After all they have them on the shelf and you can pick them out from a selection of several products. Also, their prices usually look pretty good. They even have stock so you can take it home right away. All good reasons to buy.
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A little while ago I was talking to one of our clients in Hamilton ON and he described looking for a multifunction copier (MFP) as like looking for a furnace, "Something you have to do not something you want to do". His premise was this was a necessary evil not a necessity.
There is lots of confusion about the relative cost of operating various office printers and related multifunction printers (MFP). This confusion extends to home use as well. Calculating page coverage and toner yields is something that most end users never come to understand and that is often confused by vendors when they describe how their device works.
Most businesses are interested in reducing their documents printing and doing so in an environmentally friendly way. There are tools available with multifunction printers and some network printers that can help in this effort. Here are 6 tips for more Eco focused printing.
For a long time many offices were plagued by MFP toner pirates. These are the companies that telemarket to get unsuspecting people to order toner for their copiers, mfp's and printers without really knowing who they are dealing with.
MFP printers and copiers and other print devices can be a major energy user in your office.
An MFP (multifunction printer) can be the right choice for offices but in my work in the Burlington, Ontario market I have seen places where the choice becomes cloudy. So how do you decide? I think part of the decision relates to the size of the office.
Eventually all office printers come to a point in their life when they need to be replaced. Here are some reasons I have found that clients make a decision to upgrade:
When people buy or lease a new MFP printer in our area, Burlington ON, the choice of the hardware is increasingly being affected by the related software which interfaces with the device. Most MFP's are able to meet the needs of users if they are sized correctly, have the options and accessories installed and the vendor matches them to client needs.