Hewlett-Packard remains the leader in the printing space, which is a high-margin business courtesy of ink supplies. However, enterprises are increasingly knowledgeable about the costs of printing and looking to farm management of these devices out to companies like HP and Xerox. Other key players: Lexmark, Eastman Kodak and Ricoh.
Articles about Printers
The Phaser 4400 is a serious monochrome laser printer worthy of any busy office environment, large or small.
If you need a printed record of information on your Pocket PC handheld, this is a lightweight and portable way to get one wherever you are.
The DeskJet 450 is compact, and battery power allows you to use it in unlikely places. However, despite its good print quality, it's neither a budget printer, nor the fastest way of printing photos.
The multifunction PSC 2210 excels at basic tasks, such as printing and reading digital media, but it’s not suitable for offices with heavy fax traffic.
If you use a digital camera and want to print photos on the road, you’ll love this little printer. But if you're looking to print large sheets, consider a more versatile photo-capable inkjet.
When your photographs graduate from snapshots to art, reward yourself with the Epson Stylus Photo 2100. Its long-lived prints, first-rate output quality and ability to handle a broad selection of paper types are worth the high price.
If your organisation produces many colour documents that include photos, this is a fast and good quality way of doing it. You'd have to make good use of it to justify the above-average cost, but you do get a good printer for your money.
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If you need full-bleed A3 colour printing, this printer will cost you less than a colour laser, and produce better results on photos even if it is a little slow.
The Phaser 6200DP's fast colour print speeds and useful features would appeal to any busy office, but its print quality falters at anything more complex than presentation graphics.
The Aculaser C1000 delivers solid performance and print quality at a reasonable price. A good choice of colour printer for small/medium-sized companies and departments.
An excellent general-purpose inkjet printer for consumers and small businesses.
For those who must have leading-edge kit, this is the first Bluetooth printer we've seen. However, if you just want a printer and can live with wires, you can get the same print quality for less money.
If you've got the space for it, the cp1160 is a good general-purpose printer for homes and small businesses.
Great graphics, a low price and HP's reputation make this a good choice for home users. Better text quality and lower ink costs would help, though.