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All In One Laser Printers

Functions To Look For In All In One Laser Printers

All in one laser printers are a convenient, space-saving, easy-to-use, and cost effective alternative to using multiple peripherals to fulfill the same functions, those being: printing, copying, scanning, and sending and receiving faxes. Since these units are so complex and multi-faceted, in order to be sure you choose the right all in one laser printer for your needs, examine the following functions and features before you make any purchase.

Print Speed: Is speed of printing a concern for you? It will be if you’re planning on printing large volumes of material, in which case be sure to look at how many pages the all in one laser printers you’re evaluating can print per minute? If the print speed isn’t a concern for you, on the other hand—say that you won’t be needing the document or those hardware resources anytime soon—then you could save a bit of money by sacrificing slightly in this area.

Print Quality/Resolution: For most users, print quality is one of the primary factors to look for, in which case a print resolution of 600 dpi (or dots per inch) will produce a professional quality document, while anything less will produce a document equally deficient in sharpness and clarity. This is a factor on which few buyers skimp, and for good reason. If you need to make certain compromises in your purchase of laser all in one printers, it is recommended that you not make those compromises here.

Memory: Many all in one laser printers come with built-in memory, which is particularly important when you’re running with limited computer resources. A printer with a sufficient memory can store documents for immediate and later printing alike, in both cases freeing up valuable memory space on your computers. Contrarily, you can save a bit on all in one printers by selecting one without a built-in memory, but then you’ll be relying on your computer’s resources to execute all print jobs, tying it up and making it unavailable for your efficient use every time you want to print something.

Maintenance and Repair Service: With all pieces of computer hardware, no less with multi-purpose units like all in one laser printers, times will come when maintenance and repairs are needed. It’s not a matter of “if”, but a matter of “when”. And when you’re speaking about device that serves as a printer, a scanner, a copier, and a fax machine, you’re going to want to know before you buy anything that you can have the unit you purchase easily serviced when those times imminently arise.

All in one laser printers save in space, materials, set-up and operation time, and cost over multiple peripherals for serving the same functions. But to get the full value that laser all in one printers have to offer, be sure before you purchase to carefully analyze the options you’re considering based on the criteria in this article so that you know you get the right printer/copier/scanner/fax machine for you.

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