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.
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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.
Great speed, great graphics -- shame that Epson's Stylus C80 falls down on something as essential as printing plain-black text.
An excellent and inexpensive graphics and photo printer -- if you can overlook the flaws in its text-printing abilities.
If you need to be able to print anywhere, anytime, this is worth a look - but there are, inevitably, serious limitations on functionality and performance.
An excellent high-speed network printer, but be prepared to add extra memory and paper trays.
Well worth considering if you're in a cramped office, or are working from home.
A great workhorse colour printer for large networks.
The chemical giant, Dow Corning maintains more than 5000 pieces of printed literature. When the procurement becomes too cumbersome, the company decided to hunt for a Web-based solution.
Its output quality is excellent, but the P-400's price and slow speed may put some buyers off.
A very capable printer for workgroups with high throughput requirements.
A versatile monochrome printer for small workgroups.
A compact portable printer capable of very high-quality -- if small and expensive -- prints.
OKI's C7200dn is an affordable network colour printer that delivers excellent output speed thanks to its efficient use of single-pass LED printing technology.
An impressive attempt to establish colour inkjet printing in corporate workgroups.
It's certainly portable, but it's expensive and can't print on plain paper.