Picture perfect: Printers

While the technology market is invested in creating new categories and markets, there are certain staple sectors that will always have a place in any IT business. Andrew Wooden takes a look at the latest and greatest in the printer market?
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BROTHER DCP-7060D

SRP: £119 (exc VAT)

Distributor: JGBM, Ingram Micro, Micro-P, Midwich, Northamber, VOW

Specs: 24 ppm print and copy speed, automatic double sided printing, FPOT less than 8.5 seconds, 32 MB, high yield toner option.

They say: By leading the way on print speeds and increasing the number of machines with features such as duplex and wireless, the new range offers even more benefits. Savvy business owners can use these cost and time saving advantages as true added value and contribute to expanding their productivity further.

PANASONIC KX-MB2030E

SRP: £190

Distributor: Midwich,

Specs: 3.5 MB image memory capacity, 600 x 600 dpi print resolution, 24.0, copy speed (CPM).

They say: The Panasonic KX-MB2000 Series of compact multifunctional printers are an excellent choice for small offices and remote home offices.

SAMSUNG ML-3310ND

SRP: £336

Distributor: Midwich Specs: 64MB memory / storage, hi-speed usb 2.0, ethernet 10 / 100 base-tx interface, average cartridge yield: 2000 standards pages, 250-sheet cassette & 50-sheet multi-purpose tray input capacity.

They say: When you choose a printer for your business – you want to know that you’re making the right choice. You want a printer that not only provides exceptional print quality – but delivers value too.


PANASONIC KX-MB2000E-B

SRP: £127.00

Distributor: EntaTech

Specs: 600 dpi x 600 dpi printer standard resolution, 16 seconds warm up time, 24.0 ppm copy speed colour.

They say: The Panasonic KX-MB2000 series of compact multi-functional printers are an excellent choice for small offices and remote home offices.

HP ENVY

SRP: £249.99

Distributor: Westcoast, Ingram and C2000

Specs: Print speed up to 27 ppm black, up to 22 ppm color, copy speed up to 27 cpm black, up to 22 cpm color, 3.45" touchscreen cgd (with touchsmart control panel), borderless printing up to 8.5 x 11 in.

They say: The HP ENVY100 e-all-in-one is a sleek, slimline printer designed to complement modern home décor and features a high-resolution touchscreen display,whisper quiet operation and an automatic paper tray.

PANASONIC KX-MB2061E-B

SRP: £349.00

Distributor: EntaTech

Specs: KX-MB2061 offers print, copy, scan and fax capability with telephoneand voice solutions, built-in DECT cordless phone system supports up to 6 handsets.

They say: The Panasonic KX-MB2000 series of compact multi-functional printers are an excellent choice for small offices and remote home offices.

D-LINK DPR-2000 WIRELESS G USB 4-PORT MULTI-FUNCTION PRINT SERVER

SRP: £102.12

Distributor: Gem

Specs: Compatible with a wide range of USB multifunction printers, supports internet printing protocol (IPP) for remote printing, supports GDI printers.

They say: The DPR-2000 multi-port wireless G print server lets you share up to four usb printers among office workers across a wired or wireless network.

D-LINK DPR-1040 WIRELESS G MULTI-FUNCTION PRINT SERVER

SRP: £78.62

Distributor: Gem

Specs: Equipped with a powerful CPU, large memory, high speed USB 2.0 port and up to 100Mbps network data transfer.

They say: The DPR-1040 wireless G print server lets users share a USB printer across a network, while also providing scan and fax functions to those who use multifunction equipment. 

PANASONIC KX-MC6020E

SRP: £699.00

Distributor: EntaTech

Specs: 33.6 Kbps fax speed, copier resolution 600 dpi x 600 dpi, 10 baset/100 baset network interface.

They say: High speed printing 20 pages A4 per minute ( Colour and B/W ). Up to 1200x1200 dpi print resolution for crisp, clear, quality prints in colour and B/W.

JET TEC HP300XL INKJET CARTRIDGES

SRP: £16.99 (black) and £19.99 (colour).

Distributor: J&J Associates

They say: Cost effective alternative without compromising on the quality.

LEXMARK INTERACT S605

SRP: £205

Distributor: Midwich and C2000

Specs: Four colour inkjet - cyan, magenta, yellow, black, CIS with 48 bit depth scan technology, 64 MB memory.

They say: Get the power to simplify complex tasks with SmartSolution technology.

LEXMARK PINNACLE PRO901

SRP: £307

Distributor: Ingram Micro, Midwich

Specs: Up to 30 ppm, maximum print speed (draft colour), thermal inkjet technology, CIS with 48 bit depth scan technology.

They say: Go way beyond printing with web-connected touch screen, fax and 1-touch apps.


JET TEC Q6000 TONER RANGE

SRP: £45 each

Distributor: J&J Associates

They say: Only the highest quality toner powder being evaluated and incorporated to give a perfect print performance.

PANASONIC KX-MB2061E-B

SRP: £349.00

Distributor: EntaTech

Specs: KX-MB2061 offers print, copy, scan and fax capability with telephone and voice solutions, built-in DECT cordless phone system supports up to six handsets.

They say: The Panasonic KX-MB2000 series of compact multi-functional printers are an excellent choice for small offices and remote home offices.

EPSON STYLUS OFFICE BX625FWD

SRP: £209.99

Distributor: Various

Specs: Fast double-sided printing with scanning, copying and faxing, fax, print and scan over Wi-Fi or ethernet, Presto! PageManager 9 software.

They say: It’s engineered for speed with very fast double-sided print speeds, and has a colour cost per page that’s up to 50 per cent lower than laser competitors.

SAMSUNG SCX-3205W

SRP: £144.67

Distributor: Westcoast

Specs: Hi-Speed USB, Ethernet 10 Base-T/100 Base-TX, IEEE 802.11b, 150-sheet input tray, up to 16 ppm print, 1200 x 1200 dpi resolution.

They say: Whether you’re printing out a presentation for that big meeting or scanning a few favourite photos to send to family members, the versatile 3-in-1 Samsung SCX-3205W lets you do it all with absolute convenience.


SAMSUNG ML-1865W

SRP:£85.10

Distributor: Westcoast

Specs: Wireless connectivity, up to 18 ppm, 1200 x 1200 dpi resolution, 150-sheet input tray, 5000 page monthly duty cycle.

They say: Samsung introduces a smaller laser printer with greater convenience, the ML-1865W. With its ultra-compact, elegant design this powerful little printer will go anywhere.

EPSON SX515W HIGH-SPEED ALL-IN-ONE PRINTER

SRP: £75

Distributor: Target

Specs: Wi-fi, 6.3 cm LCD viewer, memory card slots, 38 ppm output speed.

They say: Enjoy wireless access to this fast, high quality all-in-one and make printing and scanning even easier. With the large 6.3 cm LCD viewer you can also view, select and print your photos straight from your digital camera's memory card without the need to switch on your PC.

CONTACTS

JGBM: 01752 330 044

Ingram Micro: 0871 973 3000

Micro-P: 01282 776 776

Midwich: 01379 649 200

Northamber: 020 8296 7066

Target Components: 01977 739 300

VOW: 0800 988 8844

EntaTech: 0333 101 1000

Computer 2000: 0871 880 3000

Gem Distribution: 01279 822 822

J&J Associates 01752 336 465

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