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Solutions for Printing, Copying and Faxing
Solutions for Printing, Copying and Faxing
Solutions for Printing, Copying and Faxing
Solutions for Printing, Copying and Faxing
Solutions for Printing, Copying and Faxing
Solutions for Printing, Copying and Faxing
Solutions for Printing, Copying and Faxing
Solutions for Printing, Copying and Faxing
Solutions for Printing, Copying and Faxing
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Solutions for Printing, Copying and Faxing

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  • 1. Solutions for Printing, Copying & Faxing Jim Locke, Principal ResultWorx Technology Group
  • 2. Agenda <ul><li>Purchasing Considerations </li></ul><ul><li>Determine Your Cost of Printing </li></ul><ul><li>Do You Need Color? </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages of Multifunction Printers </li></ul><ul><li>Managing Multiple Printers </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul>
  • 3. Purchasing Considerations <ul><li>Printer Features </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Essential vs. Nice </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Printer Type – Inkjet vs. Laser </li></ul><ul><li>Do you need color? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How often? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cost of the printer and consumables </li></ul><ul><li>How many pages do you print per month? </li></ul><ul><li>How long do you want the printer to last? </li></ul>
  • 4. Inkjet vs. Laser <ul><li>Inkjet </li></ul><ul><li>Laser </li></ul><ul><li>Low cost hardware </li></ul><ul><li>Consumables </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High Cost </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Short shelf-life </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Shorter Hardware Life </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consider replacement vs. warranty </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Higher cost hardware </li></ul><ul><li>Consumables </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Low Cost </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Long shelf-life </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Longer Hardware Life </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consider warranty vs. replacement </li></ul></ul>
  • 5. Calculate Your Break Even Point Inkjet Laser Difference Printer Cost $99.00 $299.00 $200 Consumables (Cost per page) $0.08 $0.03 $0.05 Hardware Break-Even 4000 pgs Tricks of the Trade If you buy an inkjet printer, you may consider refilling cartridges to recover the cost difference.
  • 6. Determine your Total Cost Inkjet Laser Printer Cost $99.00 $299.00 Consumables (Cost per page) $0.08 $0.03 Pages Printed per Year 12000 pgs 12000 pgs Expected Life of Printer 2 yrs 3 yrs Total Printing Cost $2019 $1379 Tricks of the Trade Vendors sometimes manipulate consumption figures by altering the definition of a “printed page.” It is usually 5% coverage.
  • 7. Do You Need Color? <ul><li>Most business printing is done in black & white </li></ul><ul><li>Consider how often you print color? </li></ul><ul><li>What alternatives do you have? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Low volume color </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use a print shop </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Purchase one color printer for office use </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High volume color </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Consider color laser vs. ink jet </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Share a color printer for office use </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 8. Multifunction Printers <ul><li>In addition to printing, MFP’s offer features like </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Copying </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scanning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Faxing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Can significantly reduce your printing costs by increasing the amount of pages printed on a single device </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce hardware, consumable and power costs. </li></ul><ul><li>Models for all office sizes and budgets </li></ul>
  • 9. Managing Multiple Printers <ul><li>Purchasing Considerations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Share network printers among small groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share a color network printer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Purchase devices with a 3 yr warranty </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Standardize </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Single brand of printers; specific models, if possible </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Consider Managed Print Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lower your cost of consumables. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eliminate inventory, purchasing costs </li></ul></ul>
  • 10. <ul><li>Please feel free to contact us: </li></ul><ul><li>Jim Locke </li></ul><ul><li>(626) 689-4491 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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