1. What’s my budget?
Copier speed is measured in copies each minute (CPM, also called pages each minute or PPM). Copiers can produce from four to over 100 copies per minute. The slowest machines begin at around £700 and the fastest, digitally connected, multifunctional machines may cost over £100,000.
Copiers that cost more than a couple thousand pounds are frequently rented or leased, but they can be bought outright. Leases for photocopiers typically extend for three to five years.
2. Will there be any hidden costs?
The capital cost of printers may be relatively inexpensive but the price of consumables, maintenance plays an essential part in budgetary decisions Commercial printer. Research shows that 40% to 45% of total cost of ownership goes toward consumables and servicing and 55% to 60% is down seriously to manageability and reliability.
3. What’s your copy and print volume?
It’s always worth assessing your overall usage by conducting a quick print audit of average pages printed each month, A4 or A3 requirements, black & white usage and colour usage. Have a long-term view and look at the potential growth of one’s company or personal office.
4. Should I choose colour copiers or mono copiers?
Colour is without a doubt where the long run lies. Even though the manufactures are obviously keen to push colour copiers, as it increases their margins on consumables, remember the best business multi-function peripherals do offer mono and colour simultaneously. It’s also possible to disable the colour on the multi-function peripherals if you may not need colour now but are interested in the future.
5. What should I really do next?
Photocopier companies like us normally provide free advice on purchasing, so if you’re still not entirely sure on what sort of copier machine to choose, it’s probably best to get hold of your neighborhood dealer and hopefully they ought to give free information without wanting to persuade one to a sales deal.
This Article is not wanting to promote our products or our website. We’re just supplying free advice for companies which can be having problems in deciding what photocopier to purchase.