A buyers and users guide to help with the selection and costing of photocopiers
When you need to buy or upgrade a photocopier, you may find that
wading your way through all the facts and figures a little confusing.
So to help you decide on the copier that best fits your needs we
have compiled some concise pages that include questions, considerations
and points that you will need to know about when looking for a new
photocopier. This guide will help you choose the best machine and
support arrangements for your needs.
These guides are
primarily aimed at cost conscious small to medium users, and explain
the type of machines available along with their relative running
costs, purchasing arrangements and service options. However these
facts may not apply to larger user environments, as large organisations
will usually have a bulk purchase and service agreement for better
pricing and ease of management.
the information supplied is only intended as a general
Parts of this guide
may also be applied to laser printers, as they share the same technology
and costing to produce a printed page.
As there is quite
a lot of information we have broken it down into smaller sections
to make things a little easier.
and white or colour. Covers categories, relative
cost of a printed page, relative running costs, maintenance
aspects and points to consider when choosing between the two.
options. Covers fax, print, scan and network functions
available on most modern copiers. Points to consider when choosing
page volumes. Why you need to know how many pages
you will be producing, when selecting the right copier or printer.
and service contracts. How they
work, points, questions and considerations that may apply to
your photocopier or printer.
guide. Covers an explanation of finishers, document
feeders, duplex units ect. Also gives some points and considerations
that may be useful when deciding what you need.