PCR inks in the latest products on the market…

PCR’s guide to printers, scanners and copiers

Printers provide a solid opportunity for retailers thanks to the range of consumer and enterprise devices available – plus the chance to provide managed print services.

PCR inks in the latest products on the market…

Epson WorkForce DS-860

Contact: Epson

The WorkForce DS-860 offers scan speeds of up to 65 pages per minute, or 130 images per minute. The scanner also includes ‘Smart Feed’ technology to detect and alert users if more than one page is fed through the scanner.

Specs: Up to 65 pages per minute, up to 130 images per minute, 300dpi, Document Capture Pro included.

SRP: £1,202.98

Brother DS-820W portable scanner

Contact: Brother UK

Powered by a rechargeable battery, this portable document scanner allows users to sync scanned data straight to a mobile device, PC or the cloud over Wi-Fi. An SD card is also supported for local storage.

Specs: Battery powered, SD card memory, Wi-Fi, wireless sync, up to 7.5 pages per minute, up to 1,200dpi.

SRP: £170 (excl. VAT)

Plustek SmartOffice SC8016U

Distributors: Exertis Micro-P, Ingram Micro

The Plustek SmartOffice SC8016U is a departmental class A3 sized document scanner that can scan up to 80 pages per minute or 160 images per minute in duplex mode. It also features an 8,000 page-per-day duty cycle.

Specs: 100-sheet feeder, up to A3 format, up to 80 pages scanned per minute, 600dpi resolution.

SRP: £1,680

CEL Robox 3D printer

Contact: CEL

Designed to ‘plug and print’, the Robox can produce 3D-printed models in a range of materials, finishes and colours. The device features a ‘dual nozzle FFF head’, which uses one nozzle for details and the other for fast-filling. 

Specs: Dual nozzle FFF head, automatic build platform leveling, closed feedback loop, dual-pinch-wheel extrusion.

SRP: £849

HP Officejet Enterprise X585/X555

Contact: HP, Westcoast

The HP Officejet Enterprise X series is powered by HP PageWide Technology, meaning the HP Officejet Enterprise printers can print up to 70 pages per minute in general office mode. Up to 15 networked users are supported.

Specs: HP PageWide Technology, support for HP LaserJet FutureSmart firmware, HP Open Extensibility.

SRP: £449 (X555), £1,179 (X585)

Plustek SmartOffice PS286 Plus

Distributors: Exertis Micro-P, Ingram Micro

The SmartOffice PS286 Plus is a compact desktop scanning solution that converts documents into digital files. The 50-sheet automatic feeder accepts documents from business cards to legal size papers.

Specs: 50-sheet automatic document feeder, drivers included, bundled applications, 1,500 page daily duty.

SRP: £354

Brother PJ-673 A4 thermal printer

Contact: Brother UK, Northamber

Aimed at Apple users looking to print from their iPhone or iPad devices, the PJ-673 A4 thermal portable printer can print up to six full A4 pages per minute. The thermal printing technology means there are no ink cartridges to replace.

Specs: A4 full page printing, 300dpi, durable design, up to six pages per minute, direct thermal technology.

SRP: £499 (excl. VAT)

Veho Smartfix Slide & Negative Scanner

Distributors: Exertis Micro-P, Target, Westcoast

The Smartfix allows users to convert old 35mm and 110mm negatives and 35mm slides directly to digital files for storage on an SD card. No PC or Mac is required, but the scanner can optionally be connected to either system.

Specs: Rechargable battery, 2.4-inch colour LCD screen, SD card slot, 2GB SD card included, five-megapixel.

SRP: £129.95

Canon imageFORMULA DR-G1100 scanner

Distributor: Ingram Micro, Northamber

This high-speed A3 production scanner captures documents in specialised applications. The DR-G1100 includes a 500-sheet automatic document feeder system and operator-friendly design. It also features a front feed/U-turn paper path. The positioning of the control panel is designed to allow users to load, feed and remove documents from a seated position.

Specs: Up to 200ipm, 25,000 daily scan duty, 500-sheet automatic feeder, intelligent image processing. 

SRP: £5,828

Epson WorkForce DS-560

Contact: Epson

The WorkForce DS-560 includes Wi-Fi connectivity and Wi-Fi Direct, plus a USB interface. The scanner includes Document Capture for Mac and Document Capture Pro for Windows, meaning that multiple users can convert, sort and automatically export scanned files to the cloud and other document management systems. The DS-560 has scanning speeds of up to 26 pages per minute.

Specs: Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, USB, Document Capture Pro, up to 26 pages per minute, 300dpi.

SRP: £530.76

HP Officejet Pro 8610/8620

Contact: HP, Westcoast

Designed for use in SMB environments, the HP Officejet Pro 8620 e-All-in-One and HP Officejet Pro 8610 support printer management through HP’s Web Jetadmin service. The 8620 includes NFC touch-to-print capabilities, meaning workers can print documents by tapping a device directly to the printer. Both models also support mobile printing solutions such as HP ePrint and Wi-Fi Direct.

Specs: NFC touch-to-print, mobile print, HP ePrint, Apple AirPrint, HP wireless direct printing.

SRP: £146 (8610), £205 (8620)

Xerox Phaser 6600

Distributor: Ingram Micro

The Xerox Phaser 6600 colour printer includes a photo mode, which automatically balances colour to improve the quality of images. Users can print directly from Apple iOS-based devices with support for Apple AirPrint. The 6600 can print up to 35 A4 sheets in black and white or colour with a resolution of 600dpi, and a monthly duty cycle of up to 80,000 pages.

Specs: Up to 35 pages per minute, 600dpi, Apple AirPrint support, photo mode, 700 sheet capacity.

SRP: £450

Brother ADS-1600W compact scanner

Contact: Brother UK

Equipped with two-sided scanning support, the ADS-1600W can scan both sides of a document at a rate of up to 18 pages per minute. Images can be captured at a quality of up to 1,200dpi and transferred directly to a USB memory stick, or transferred over Wi-Fi. Documents can be scanned using one-touch scanning, or users can use the integrated 6.8cm colour touchscreen to apply additional settings.

Specs: 1,200dpi, 6.8cm colour touchscreen, two-sided scanning, up to 18 pages per minute, Wi-Fi.

SRP: £269 (excl. VAT)

Kyocera ECOSYS M6026CDN

Distributor: Ingram Micro

The ECOSYS M6026CDN is designed to provide as short a time for first print and copy as possible. The multi-function printer offers the facility to scan both colour and black and white documents to file using the integrated scanner processor. The M6026CDN also features full duplex scan, print and copy functionality, and can produce up to 26 A4 pages per minute in colour or black and white.

Specs: Up to 26 pages in A4 format per minute in colour and black and white, up to 65,000 pages monthly duty.

SRP: £2,100

Fujitsu FI-6770

Distributors: Westcoast, Ingram Micro, Tech Data, Northamber

The FI-6770 can scan up to 90 pages per minute, or 180 images per minute, fed from a feeder with a capacity of up to 200 sheets. The FI-6770 includes intelligent multi-feed function, which improves batch scanning by allowing the ultrasonic double-feed detection sensor to be trained to ignore overlapping documents. The scanner comes bundled with the ScandAll Pro image capture software.

Specs: 600dpi, up to 90 pages per minute, 200-sheet feeder, up to 15,000 page daily scan duty, USB 2.0, SCSI.

SRP: £7,221

Brother HL-3140CW wireless colour printer

Contact: Brother UK, Northamber

Designed for high-speed printing, the HL-3140CW can print up to 18 monochrome or colour pages per minute up to a resolution of 2400x600dpi. The printer includes capacity for up to 250 sheets, and also features a single sheet bypass tray. The HL-3140CW can be connected to a wireless network using the integrated 802.11n Wi-Fi connection, or can optionally print from mobile devices.

Specs: Up to 18 pages per minute, 250-sheet capacity, single sheet bypass tray, Wi-Fi, high yield supply support.

SRP: £145 (excl. VAT)

HP Deskjet 2540

Contact: HP, Westcoast

The HP Deskjet 2540 all-in-one allows users to scan, copy and print from a PC, tablet or smartphone wirelessly using HP Auto Wireless Connect. Users can also choose to scan directly to a mobile device using the HP Printer Control app.

Specs: Up to A4 format, print, scan and copy, Wi-Fi, Wireless Direct, Apple AirPrint, USB, compact design.

SRP: £34.99

Brother ADS-2600W desktop scanner

Contact: Brother UK

The ADS-2600W can provide scanning of up to 24 pages per minute or 48 images per minute when operating two-sided. The scanner includes a 50-sheet ADF with multi-feed error detection.

Specs: Up to 24 pages per minute or 48 images per minute, 50-sheet feeder, 9.3cm LCD touchscreen.

SRP: £479 (excl. VAT)

HP LaserJet Pro 400 M401dn

Distributors: Westcoast, Ingram Micro

The M401dn allows users to set up and share in the office with wireless connectivity and print from anywhere with HP ePrint or via AirPrint on Apple iOS devices. Users can send files from a mobile device directly to the printer.

Specs: Print only, network and USB connectivity, A4, A5, A6 and B5 (JIS) formats, up to 33 pages per minute.

SRP: £227

Epson WorkForce DS-860N

Contact: Epson

The WorkForce DS-860N with an integrated network interface unit is Epson’s fastest double-sided A4 sheet-fed scanner. The scanner features a compact footprint and high speed scanning of up to 65 pages per minute.

Specs: Epson Network Interface Unit, 80-sheet automatic document feeder, 300dpi, up to 65 pages per minute.

SRP: £1,399.63

HP Officejet Pro X451DW

Distributors: Ingram Micro, Westcoast

Designed for small to medium-size business work teams, the X451DW includes wireless and mobile connectivity, as well as web-based printer management.

Specs: Up to 55 pages per minute (black and white and colour), 500-sheet input tray, HP ePrint capability.

SRP: £292

Citizen CMP 20BTiE mobile printer

Distributors: Code Red, Newbury Data, Jarltech, Datecs, Bluestar

Designed for on-road users, such as a delivery drivers and service technicians, the 20BTiE printer now includes the capability to communicate with iOS devices such as iPhones and iPads via Bluetooth, as well as through Wi-Fi.

Specs: iOS connectivity, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, SDK support, up to 80mm per second, up to 48mm roll diameter.

SRP: £342

Fujitsu FI-7160 scanner

Distributors: Westcoast, Ingram Micro, Tech Data, Northamber

The FI-7160 can scan colour A4 documents at a speed of 60 pages per minute, and uses intelligent sonic paper protection (iSOP) to suspend paper feeding if irregular noise is detected, in order to avoid damage.

Specs: Auto-load, 80 sheet feeder, 4,000 scan per day duty, eight-bit grayscale, 24-bit colour, USB 3.0.

SRP: £2,232

HP Envy 4500

Contact: HP, Westcoast

The HP Envy 4500 is designed to offer users the ability to print both at home and on-the-go. Users can print documents such as photos, tickets, emails and more from a mobile device.

Specs: Two-sided printing, high-capacity cartridge support, HP Printables access, HP Printer Control.

SRP: £69.99


Bluestar – 01785 218 500

Brother UK – 08444 999 444

CEL – 08453 88 97 69

Code Red – 01293 528 828

Datecs – 01844 344 499

Epson – 0844 941 0021

Exertis Micro-P – 01282 776 776

HP – 0845 270 4000

Ingram Micro (Print) – 0871 973 3338

Jarltech – 0800 876 6807

Newbury Data – 0844 209 0630

Northamber – 020 8296 7000

Tech Data – 01256 788 000

Westcoast – 0118 912 6000

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