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Things to consider when buying a new printer for your home or office

Uh oh!

Let me guess, you just put new cartridges in that printer too didn’t you and now it stopped working for good.  You’ve had that printer for 5 years and you love that printer, what are you going to do now?  Pay to have the printer fixed? Probably not with today’s latest printer technology offered at affordable prices. You’re most likely going to go out and purchase a new printer.

A large amount of our customers often find themselves in “ah” when trying to decide which new printer they want to buy.  They get lost in reading about the latest advancements in technology, or hung up on the price of the consumables. The fact is you have a job to do and like the vehicle you drive you need your printer to get the job done!

We’ve put together a great little guide to follow when starting to think about buying a new printer.

What are you going to use this printer for? Work, Home
What technology do you prefer?  Inkjet, Laser
Will you be printing colour? Or just black pages?
What will you need the printer to do? Print, Scan, Copy, Fax, Duplex, Wireless
What will the printer mainly be used for? Text or photo’s
What type of paper will you be printing on? Plain, envelopes, cards, photo paper
What is your approximate monthly print volume? 3,000 Pages
How much space do you have for the printer? Desk/ Shelf/ Cabinet
How often do you usually replace your printer? 5 years
What is your monthly budget for printing? $100/ mth
What is your budget for a new printer? $250

There are all things that should be considered when looking to purchase a new printer.

If you have any questions or need advice about on which printer best suits your needs contact our experienced, qualified staff today: