PCR's guide to Printers, Scanners and Photocopiers

PCR takes a look at the latest products in the printing, scanning and photocopying market
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We take a look at some of the latest devices to hit this changing market...

BROTHERADS-2600W

SRP: £574.79

DISTRIBUTOR: Midwich, Northamber

THEY SAY: Brother’s integrated wired and wireless network document scanner offers busy workgroups an affordable opportunity to digitise, share and archive documents securely.

SPECS: High speed scanning of up to 24 pages per minute, wired and wireless connectivity, multi-feed error detection, convert hard copies to digital files quickly and easily, scan direct to USB or cloud services, bundled with a range of software.

EPSON ACULASER C1750N

SRP: £151.20

DISTRIBUTOR: Westcoast

THEY SAY: The AcuLaser C1700 Series is Epson's most compact A4 colour laser-class printer range for small businesses. Every model in the series is neat, highly efficient and straightforward, without compromising performance or quality.

SPECS: Colour LED printer, 600 dpi resolution, prints up to 15 pages per minute in mono, 12 pages per minute in colour, USB and LAN.

IRISCAN BOOK 2 EXECUTIVE

SRP: £149

DISTRIBUTOR: Gem Distribution

THEY SAY: Scan everywhere without computer. Books, magazines, letters, receipts, bills, handwritten correspondence, photos – scan anything, wherever you are and benefit from the best scanning quality.

SPECS: Scans any document without being connected to a computer, converts documents in to editable text files, Micro SD card included, USB 2.0 connection, Readiris software included, integrated rechargeable battery.

PLUSTEK MOBILEOFFICE AD450

SRP: £274

DISTRIBUTOR: Centerprise

THEY SAY: The Plustek MobileOffice AD450 is one of the most flexible document scanners on the market today. Because of the flexibility of USB bus and AC power, the AD450 is ideal for applications like: patient registration, pharmacy prescription scanning, accounting, remote deposit and more.

SPECS: Small footprint, plastic card scanning available, compact ADF scanner, power saving design

DELL B1160W WIRELESS MONO LASER PRINTER

SRP: £69.99 promo RRP while stocks

DISTRIBUTOR: Micro-P

THEY SAY: Print with ease and efficiency with the compact, reliable Dell B1160w Wireless Mono Laser Printer. It offers real value for any home or small office.

SPECS: Perfect for SOHO and small businesses, prints up to 20 pages per minute, 1200 x 1200 dpi resolution, 300MHz onboard processor with 32MB RAM, price includes one year warranty.

BROTHERDS-700D

SRP: £204

DISTRIBUTOR: Midwich, Northamber

THEY SAY: With a portable Brother DS-700D scanner at your side, capturing and archiving all kinds of documents is simple when you're working on the move.

SPECS: Compact size, ‘one touch’ two-sided scanning, USB powered, high quality colour scanning, creates searchable PDFs, scan and store business cards.

IRISCAN ANYWHERE 3

SRP: £199

DISTRIBUTOR: Gem Distribution

THEY SAY: Ideal for today’s mobile lifestyle, the IRIScan Anywhere 3 cordless scanner turns document management into child’s play.

SPECS: Cordless, battery-powered and very lightweight, no computer needed to scan, scans up to six pages per minute, iPad compatible (SD card adaptor required).

DELL 2360DN MONO LASER PRINTER

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SRP: £149.99 promo RRP while stocks last

DISTRIBUTOR: Micro-P

THEY SAY: Discover value and dependability in a

network-ready printer built for small and medium businesses. The Dell B2360dn offers a high duty cycle and duplexing capability.

SPECS: Ethernet and optional wireless connectivity, print up to 40 pages per minute with 1200 x 1200 dpi resolution, onboard 800MHz dual-core processor and 256MB of RAM, price includes three year warranty.

EPSON WORKFORCE DS-6500N

SRP: POA

DISTRIBUTOR: Computer 2000

THEY SAY: This A4 networked scanner addresses the needs of companies who require reliable and versatile document capture conversion, for electronic document archiving and distribution.

SPECS: Document scanner, gigabit LAN and USB connectivity, email, scan to print, scan to network share, scan to server, 1200 x 1200 dpi resolution, scans up to 25 pages per minute.

LIVESCRIBE WI-FI SMARTPEN

SRP: £224.99

DISTRIBUTOR: Gem Distribution

THEY SAY: Quickly search, share and replay your lectures, meetings and ideas any time on nearly any device. The Livescribe wi-fi smartpen is the perfect companion to your tablet, laptop and smartphone.

SPECS: 8GB of onboard memory stores up to 800 hours of audio and thousands of pages of notes, tap anywhere on a page of notes to replay audio from that exact moment, includes one-year subscription to Evernote Premium.

BROTHER PJ-663

SRP: £538.79

DISTRIBUTOR: Varlink

THEY SAY: PocketJet compact mobile printers offer a rugged and durable ‘in the field’ mobile printing solution for sales/service, logistics and public safety/emergency services officials.

SPECS: Mobile printer, prints six A4 pages per minute, USB, Bluetooth and IrDa Connectivity, 300dpi resolution, durable thermal print technology, small and lightweight.

FUJITSU SCANSNAP IX500

SRP: POA

DISTRIBUTOR: Computer 2000

THEY SAY: The scanner that intuitively guides you through every step of the scanning process.

SPECS: Digitise paper-based data at the touch of a button, scans up to 25 double-sided pages per minute, Rack2-Filer Smart software, generates editable PDF files, onboard Wi-fi.

HIPSTREET PORTABLE WIFI SCANNER

SRP: POA

DISTRIBUTOR: Computer 2000

THEY SAY: Hipstreet proudly presents a simple and effective solution to your scanning needs. With the Hipstreet Portable Wi-Fi Scanner, you can convert and export scanned files via Wi-Fi.

SPECS: Converts and exports scanned files via wi-fi to any mobile device, perfect for mobile professionals, students or at home, OCR software included, up to 900 dpi scan resolution, two AA batteries and carrying case included.

IRISCAN EXPRESS 3

SRP: £99

DISTRIBUTOR: Gem Distribution

THEY SAY: The IRISCan Express 3 is designed to be carried anywhere and fits into any laptop case. It simplifies all your retyping needs, whether you are at home, on the road or at the office.

SPECS: Compact, lightweight and USB powered, scans and converts documents in to digital formats, 137 recognised languages, exports to Word, Excel, PDF and more.

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LG SCANNER MOUSE

SRP: £69.99

DISTRIBUTOR: CMS Distribution

THEY SAY: With the LG Mouse Scanner one drag is all it takes to complete your scanning. The Mouse Scanner also features remarkable editing power that converts text into a Microsoft Word document.

SPECS: Five button mouse with scroll wheel and scan button, HID-compliant, 1200cpi, patent-pending Dacuda SLAM scan technology, up to 300dpi scan quality, OCR text recognition.

KYOCERAFS-1041

SRP: £79.99

DISTRIBUTOR: Westcoast

THEY SAY: Compact, efficient and highly economical, the FS-1041 is the ideal printer for your desktop with a Quiet Mode button that significantly reduces noise.

SPECS: Monochrome laser printer, 1800 x 600 dpi resolution, prints up to 20 pages per minute, USB 2.0 connectivity.

PLUSTEK MOBILE OFFICE S400

SRP: £99.50

DISTRIBUTOR: Centerprise

THEY SAY: This second generation mobile scanner is powered by the USB bus and does not require external power. Scan to your PC, laptop or notebook, in your office, at the airport, at your customer site or on the road.

SPECS: USB powered mobile scanner, scans to searchable PDF, simplex scanning in colour, grayscale or black and white, easily transportable, advanced image enhancement.

PLUSTEK MOBILEOFFICE S420

SRP: £202.00

DISTRIBUTOR: Centerprise

THEY SAY: Designed with the reliability demanded by business users, and a price point attractive to home users, the MobileOffice S420 scanner will convert paper documents, rigid embossed cards, expense reports, business cards and more to searchable PDF with the touch of a button.

SPECS: USB powered mobile scanner, 12ppm scan speed, scans to searchable PDF, scans rigid plastic cards, simplex scanning in colour, grayscale or black and white, three single-touch customisable buttons.

PLUSTEK OPTICFILM 8100

SRP: £219.00

DISTRIBUTOR: Centerprise

THEY SAY: The Plustek OpticFilm

8100 is a dedicated and versatile film scanner with 7200 dpi optical resolution. Its light sources give images more precise color rendering with less power consumption.

SPECS: 7200 dpi resolution, 48-bit colour depth, 64-bit hardware and software support, SilverFast SE Plus 8 software included.

BROTHERHL-6180DW

SRP: £454.80

DISTRIBUTOR: Micro-P, Midwich, Northamber

THEY SAY: The HL-6180DW is the ultimate workgroup performer offering high-speed output and robust reliability to deal with the most demanding business environments.

SPECS: High-speed mono printer, prints up to 40 pages per minute, 400MHz onboard processor with 384MB RAM, Wireless N connectivity, low cost volume printing, IPv6 support.

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IRISCAN MOUSE

SRP: £79

DISTRIBUTOR: Gem Distribution

THEY SAY: Scanning has never been simpler. The scanner lies at your fingertips all day long. Click on the scan button, swipe in any direction on a document and watch texts and images appear instantaneously on your screen.

SPECS: Scan any document up to size A3, drag and drop text, scan and recognise documents in over 130 languages, free 3-month Evernote Premium subscription included.

XEROX PHASER 7100

SRP: POA

DISTRIBUTOR: Computer 2000

THEY SAY: The Phaser 7100 Colour Printer excels at producing exceptional detail and clarity on a wide variety of media – including oversize paper – providing the capabilities you need to ensure every important print job makes a strong impression.

SPECS: 1200 x 1200 dpi resolution, True Adobe PostScript 3 software, prints up to 30 pages per minute, embedded web server, bidirectional communication.

BROTHER MFC-J4510DW

SRP: £174

DISTRIBUTOR: Micro-P, Ingram Micro, Northamber

THEY SAY: Brother’s smallest ever inkjet all-in-one to offer up to A3 printing – the MFC-J4510DW.

SPECS: Flexible paper handling, prints up to 20 pages per minute, AirPrint and Google Cloud Print ready, intuitive LCD touchscreen interface, Wireless N connectivity, lower operational costs.

DELL B1265DNF MULTIFUNCTION LASER PRINTER

SRP: £119.99 promo whilst stocks last

DISTRIBUTOR: Micro-P

THEY SAY: Print, scan, copy and fax with ease and efficiency. The Dell B1265dnf Multifunction Mono Laser Printer offers productivity and value for your small workgroup.

SPECS: Perfect for SMB and small work groups, featuring print, fax, scan and copy, duplex and networking capabilities, price includes three-year warranty.

IRISCAN PRO OFFICE 3

SRP: £299

DISTRIBUTOR: Gem Distribution

THEY SAY: The IRIScan Pro 3 Cloudis a multi-functional scanner. Thanks to its amazing value-for-money software suite, it offers small businesses and independent workers and powerful tool to improve their productivity.

SPECS: Scans 15 pages per minute, scans any type of document and converts it in to a digital file that can be edited indexed and shared, manage documents and content with IRISFile 12 software, scan, recognises and manages business cards.

HP OFFICEJET PRO X451DW

SRP: £292.00

DISTRIBUTOR: Westcoast

THEY SAY: Print professional-quality colour – up to twice the speed and up to half the cost per page of colour lasers - using HP PageWide technology. Help workgroups thrive with proactive manageability tools.

SPECS: Duplex inkjet colour printer, 1200 x1200 dpi resolution, prints up to 55 pages per minute in colour and mono, USB, LAN and Wi-fi- connectivity.

IRISCARD ANYWHERE 5

SRP: £129

DISTRIBUTOR: Gem Distribution

THEY SAY: The IRIScard Anywhere 5 enables on-the-go users to easily capture information from their business contacts when away from their computer.

SPECS: Cordless, battery-powered and very lightweight, no computer needed to scan, directly save JPEG file to SD card, standard USB key or internal memory.

CONTACTS

Gem Distribution:
01279 822822

CMS Distribution:
0208960 6000

Micro-P:
01282 776776

Westcoast:
0118 912 6000

Centerprise:
01256 378000

Computer 2000:
0871 880 3000

Midwich:
01379 649200

Northamber:
020 8296 7066

Varlink:
01904 717180

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