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A Word About Copiers
Buying an office copier? Canon, Copystar, Gestetner, Konica, Konica-Minolta, Kyocera, Lanier, Minolta, Mita, Muratec, Okidata, Panasonic, Ricoh, Savin, Sharp, Toshiba, Xerox.....the names are all very good choices.
Whether you are purchasing a new office copier or buying a refurbished copier, we are here to provide some great tips on buying office copiers. Some of the office copier features you and your staff will want to think about are discussed below.
Color Copier or Black & White Copier?
Duplexing, Collating, and Paper Handling
New vs. Used
Purchase outright vs. Installments
Topics That the Copier Reps Don't Tell You When You Are Purchasing a Copier
cost per print?
How many Preventative Maintenance PM calls a machine needs?
Know what you will actually use?
Scan to E mail?
Make less than 10,000 copies a month?
There is more, and you have alternatives and while the copier seems expensive there are some very costly mistakes by choosing the wrong brand when it comes to the cost of the consumables. Such as the toner. Is there a choice of genuine or a compatible brand. Imaging Drum Units; Konica-Minolta drums for example can cost as much $500 a piece, and there is four of them! Again is there genuine or a compatible brand. The Preventative Maintenance or aka PM Kit...how much and how often does it need to be replacement?