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Archive for April, 2008

Setting printer defaults unintelligently wastes money

Monday, April 14th, 2008 - Posted in Printing culture, Total Cost of Printing | No Comments »

Issue #0811/2 – TCPglobal has repeatedly suggested that organisations should consider setting duplex as the default in the office to force duplex printing for all print jobs except those for which the user knows duplex is not appropriate. The assumption would be that this principle would be applied intelligently! An example has come to light of unintelligent application of the principle in a production environment – an action that wastes money!

“People say colour laser is cheaper than colour inkjet – true or false?”

Friday, April 4th, 2008 - Posted in Comparisons, Conversations, Total Cost of Printing | No Comments »

Issue #0810/1 – Colour laser technology is the Holy Grail of office printing and hardware purchase prices are now so competitive that it has come within reach of most businesses and many families. But, are we rejecting inkjet technology too quickly and for the wrong reasons? Inkjet can not only outperform laser but can be as much as 50% less expensive to own.