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How a multi-functional printer can help your business

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Budgeting for a whole range of office equipment can be difficult. An easy way to remove the need for extensive budgeting is to combine multiple peripherals into one multi-functional printer (MFP).

Installing an MFP will allow you to combine your printing, scanning and copying into one space saving device. There are multiple benefits to installing this type of machine in your office, but before you start to look for one, there are a few things that you need to consider:

  • What rate do you need your printer to work at? The more intensive your printing will be, the higher spec your device will need to be. The last thing you want is to install an inadequate printer and have it jam or break on the first day.

  • Is your existing office equipment suitable for an MFP? The printer you purchase must be able to integrate with your existing equipment, such as wi-fi connectivity, otherwise it will increase your workflow and reduce your productivity.

  • In order to save you money each month, you must be able to consolidate functionality and resources in an efficient manner. For example, buying an MFP model with USB compatibility can help cut down on needless paper wasting and printing.

When you know what to look out for, buying the perfect MFP for your office should be easy.

Here are a few of the benefits that you can gain for your office by installing one:

  • If you buy a new model with cloud compatibility, then there should be no connectivity issues with your devices. Cloud capability allows you to print anything from any location.

  • Being able to scan in multiple images means you will use less resources and save time when copying your documents.

  • A double hinged scanner will allow you to scan whole magazines without having to rearrange them for every separate page.

  • A modern printer will help you save time on staff training. Simplified and intuitive interfaces mean less time is needed to teach your staff how to use the equipment.

  • Having only one device in place instead of three will help you to save money on your power bills. This means less things to turn off at the end of the day.

Have you installed a multi-functional printer in your office? Did it help you to work in a more efficient and cost effective manner? Leave us a comment below and let us know your opinions.

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