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Archive for February, 2011

New colour laser printers from Kyocera – rather more than just a refresh or update

Thursday, February 17th, 2011 - Posted in Comparisons, Hardware, New Products, News, Print Technology, Supplies, Total Cost of Printing | No Comments »

Issue #1105 – Don’t be duped into thinking that the FS-C5150 and FS-C5250 colour laser printers from Kyocera are ‘just another refresh on the previous models’ (FS-C5100 and FS-C5200), as the product naming might suggest! They are not. They are completely new machines, bringing new and innovative design features and functionality to the desktop that belie the rather ‘normal-looking’ hardware specification.

A couple of incredible offers – and more – Lexmark and Xerox!

Friday, February 11th, 2011 - Posted in Hardware, New Products, Pricing, Printer Market, Reliability, Special Offers, Strategy, Supplies, Third party supplies, Total Cost of Printing | No Comments »

Issue #1104 – When two new products are placed under offers that reduce their price by as much as 66%, one has to sit up and take notice. Lexmark’s brand new Genesis S815 inkjet AiO and Xerox’s re-branded ColorQube 8570 (formerly Phaser) solid ink desktop printer are both being offered in the UK with £200 cash back! Note: Lexmark is offering cash back of up to £2,000 on some models.

Print quality and durability – effects of paper

Monday, February 7th, 2011 - Posted in Comparisons, Digital Photography, Print Technology, Supplies, Third party supplies, Total Cost of Printing | No Comments »

Issue #1103 – Do you reckon to try and save money by buying third party photo paper? Do you reckon that there’s no difference between original printer manufacturer photo paper and third party photo papers? Think carefully; experiment; you are probably mistaken!