Multifunction Printer / Multifunctional Printer

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Multifunction Printer / Multifunctional Printer

A multifunction printer, also known as an all-in-one printer, consolidates a printer, photocopier, scanner and / or fax machine into one device. Multifunction printers are an integral part of any modern day office or working environment.

Multifunction Printer Multifunction DeviceMultifunctional printers are becoming increasingly popular with businesses that want to consolidate assets, reduce costs, update old equipment and increase productivity.

There is a huge range of multifunction printers available from Midshire. The prices range from a few hundred pounds through to over £17,000!  Each device is different, with a variety of speeds functions and features. So, it can be quite confusing when initially looking for a new multifunction device for your business. Before you start looking at specific brands and models, it’s important to have a good idea of what your office needs from your multifunction device, that way you can pick the best MFP for your business.

A few good questions to ask:

  • What features do you want?
  • Do you need it to print on A3 paper or will A4 suffice?
  • Do you print in colour, or just black and white?
  • Would you like the addition of a fax?
  • How much paper do you go through per month?
  • How much are you spending on ink each month?
  • Does your current printer print fast enough or would you like a faster device?
  • Would you like your device to be able to staple or hole-punch?

You also have the option to increase the ability of your device further, by adding a selection of finishing options. It might just be the requirement of an additional paper tray to handle long print runs. Or, it could be more complex finishing options, such as, stapling or booklet making.

Lease your Multifunction Printer

Multifunctional printers can be purchased outright or financed via a lease. Most companies choose to get their new printer via a lease, typically for three to five years. A lease is a very popular and well-established, tax efficient way of financing printing equipment. In essence, when leasing a printer from Midshire, you avoid the up-front costs of purchasing your device. As a result you spread the costs over the duration of the lease period. Leasing gives customers more flexibility to upgrade equipment, taking advantage of new features and technology as it enters he marketplace. Midshire links leased and purchased photocopiers with a Managed Print Service contract. A Managed Print Service Contract ensures the printer will be maintained throughout the lease period.

Managed Print Service for Multifunction Printers

Managed Print ServicesManaged Print Service contracts are available to all Midshire customers. A Managed Print Service is a comprehensive service that provides companies with peace of mind where their printers and photocopiers are concerned. You simply pay a set amount for the number of colour and black and white prints produced and Midshire provides:

  • Installation
  • Comprehensive training
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Free toner recycling
  • Targeted 4-hour response on emergency calls
  • Toner cartridges
  • Automatic meter readings

Eline Refurbished PrintersRefurbished Multifunction Printers

Not sure your company can afford a new multifunction printer? Why not look at our extensive range of refurbished multifunction printers? These are ideal for new business start-ups or companies with a limited budget. You will be able to get a refurbished printer; with the specification you require far cheaper than a brand new device. Additionally, all our refurbished printers can be placed on our Managed Print Service, so you can be certain you will receive the same level of service as a brand new multifunctional printer.