05-18-2010, 07:05 PM #1
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Laser Printers: A fit for every business Discussion
The laser printer launched in the early 1980s as the personal computer became more integrated in the workplace. Today, these once costly devices are available in a wide range of models and price points that address a company’s printing requirements as well as its environmental concerns.
Over the past few years, laser printers have become more affordable. A quick online search for laser printers or a visit to an office supply retailer reveals that there are many products to choose from for less than a couple hundred dollars. In fact, while the fundamental technology of laser printing has pretty much stayed the same - the use of a laser and the electrophotograhic method to print a full page at a time - improvements in manufacturing have lowered costs for consumers. Color laser printers, which were introduced in the mid-1990s, are also based on traditional monochrome techniques with additional specialized technology to apply color to paper.
Innovation in this product segment, like improvements in speed, usability, and efficiency continue to thrive.
Not only do laser printers align more with traditionally lower cost ink jet printer competitors, but small and medium-sized businesses are more likely to buy a monochrome, color or multifunction laser printer than they were a few years ago.
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07-20-2010, 03:34 AM #2