Wirth Consulting is pleased to announce a comprehensive new test report – likely the first of its kind – that summarizes the results of exhaustive testing of inkjet printers equipped with CISS (Continuous Ink Supply System). CISS is an inking system that consists of a large external refillable ink supply that may or may not […]
Report: Project CISS with Photo Gallery and Videos! Continuous Ink-Supply System Inkjet Printers – How do They Stack Up?
We recently completed Hands-On testing of Brother’s ImageCenter ADS-2500W digital scanner ($799.99). Key feature include swipe-enabled touch screen; scan to network folders, cloud and social- networking services; single-pass scanning of two-sided originals; and wired and wireless networking. The ImageCenter ADS-2500W also includes a nice assortment of software. including: Brother ControlCenter4 Scanning Control Center; Nuance PDF Converter Professional […]
We recently completed Hands-On testing of Hewlett-Packard’s Officejet Pro X551dw ($599.99), a member of HP”s X Series of color inkjet printers and MFPs. The X series utilizes HP’s PageArray technology with a page-wide print head that dollar-for-dollar provides unparalleled print speeds. In fact, in testing we determined that image quality was satisfactory for interoffice communications […]
We’ve spent the last few days installing and testing Lexmark’s MS812de powerhouse B/W laser printer for workgroups ($1,949), and all we can say is that IT IS FAST! Not only 70-ppm fast but Lexmark claims its powerful dual core processor enabled it to produce most prints in under four seconds (under seven seconds in our […]
We recently completed Hands-On testing of Epson’s WorkForce Pro WP-4590 Business-Class MFP ($499.99), Epson’s top-of-the-line WorkForce MFP/All-in-One. It’s part of the “Pro C” series of Epson color inkjet All-in-Ones that are intended for business use. Although its feature-set is nearly identical to that of the WorkForce WF-7520 we tested, it has two important value-added features: […]
A new technology platform for office MFPs was the big news at Ricoh Americas’ annual dealer and analyst conference, Convergence 2012, held June 10-13 at the Wynn hotel in Las Vegas. Ricoh executives rolled out what Ricoh’s calling a once-in-10-years technology upgrade for its MFPs, which will be Web, cloud and mobile-printing enabled, and which it’s extending to its A4 MFPs. (See […]
A three-part video series and gallery of photos taken during our Hands-On Test of the the Officejet 150 Mobile All-in-One ($399.99), a portable, battery-powered All-in-One that measures ~3″x”7.5″x14″ and weighs in at ~6.5 lbs. It includes an AC power adapter and rechargeable Lithium Ion battery (print up to 500 pages on a charge). It can […]
We’ve spent the last few days installing and testing Epson’s WorkForce WF-7520 wide-format color MFP. Its claim to fame is its ability to print on Super B media (13″x19″) and scan 11″x17″ originals via the flatbed platen or 30-sheet automatic document feeder. Thus far, its performance has been inspiring. Enjoy this gallery of photos taken during […]
We’ve just completed Hands-On Testing of Lexmark’s new C748 color laser-printer series, which brings the advanced, enterprise-ready capabilities of Lexmark’s faster, higher-volume C792 color-laser printers to mid-range users, and which start at $999.00. In our Hands-On Test Report, we took a hard look at our tested C748de from start to finish – from network installation, to […]
Hewlett-Packard’s new Officejet 6600/6700 Premium e-All-in-Ones ($129.00/$149.00) are full-color ink-jet All-in-Ones, and replace the Officejet 6500A and Officejet 6500A Plus respectively. Designed for small offices and workgroups (from one to five users), the units are the same except that the Officejet 6700 Premium has faster print speeds and adds a wired Ethernet network interface, automatic duplex printing, and USB […]
The Officejet 4620 e-All-in-One ($99.99) is Hewlett-Packard’s entry-level full-color ink-jet All-in-One with Wi-Fi 802.11n wireless connectivity, and replaces the Officejet 4500. Designed for small offices and workgroups (from one to five users), the Officejet 4620 adds several improvements: four separate ink cartridges (versus one black cartridge and a tri-color ink cartridge), re-designed control panel, internal power supply (no external power […]
Gallery of photos taken of HP’s $149.99 ink-jet printer with new pigment inks, HP Web Jetadmin compatibility, color LCD display, wired and wireless networking and HP’s ePrint mobile printing solution. Resources HP Officejet Pro 8100 ePrinter Photo Gallery Premium Download – HP Officejet Pro 8100 ePrinter Hands-On Test Report HP Officejet Pro 8100 ePrinter Unboxing […]
This black-and-white laser MFP retails for approximately $500 and is basically the entry point for an MFP that’s suitable for use in an office, workgroup or enterprise. While you can get cheaper MFPs, their feature sets and manageability capabilities may limit them for use in small or home offices only. The X364dn scans in color, and the 35-ppm […]
This is a gallery of photos taken of Panasonic’s $149.95 KX-MB1520 B/W laser All-in-One all set up and ready to undergo a Hand-On Test. Functions include copy, color scanning, walk-up fax and direct printing via USB port. Unfortunately, if you want to install one on your network, you will need to provide a USB to […]
During production of our Hands-On Test Report for this hot new enterprise color ink-jet MFP from Lexmark, we compiled a gallery of product photos. In this gallery, you’ll find photos of the touch panel and touch screen, SmartSolutions, how to perform maintenance, and more. Click here to view the photo gallery.
Mr. Blurrycam took a variety of photos using a 7″ HTC EVO View 4G tablet PC of Konica Minolta’s “Inspire Customer Passion” Expo & Conference held January 15-18 at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas. Overall, the photos are not too bad considering it was the first time he used a tablet PC to take photos. The […]
Panasonic’s UF-5550 ($849) Fax Transceiver has enhanced fax security as well as network printing and color scan-to-PC functions. One notable fact is the unit was the easiest to unbox and setup ever–only one piece of tape with a small foam block attached to it! If you’re still using fax for security reasons (and many of […]
This remarkable color laser MFP retails for $1,749 and packs a punch with an innovative feature set that you would love to have for your busy office. Check out the extensive photo gallery taken during our Hands-On testing here.