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MAXIFY vs. OJP (2)

Hands-On Competitive Test Report and Videos: Canon MAXIFY vs. HP Officejet Pro Inkjet AiO’s — Which Brand is Best for Your Business?

March 11, 2015 – With their rich feature sets and low Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and energy consumption, we’ve always maintained that in many way, business-inkjet printers represent the cutting edge in a sea of change. More recently, inkjet printers have attained a level of performance and manageability to the point where they can […]

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Review, Report, Photos & Video: Hands-On with Epson’s WorkForce Pro WF-5690 Business-Class MFP

Imaging Technology: PrecisionCore MicroPiezo electric Ink-Jet Technology. Functions: Print/Copy/Scan/Fax. ISO Print Speed: 20/20 ppm (black/color). List Price:  $399.99 Availability: Epson direct, authorized Epson dealers and value-added resellers. Introduction Date: September 2014. Maximum Monthly Volume: 45,000 pages. Recommended Monthly Page Volume: Up to 2,500 pages. Strengths: Solid build quality; excellent touch screen; quiet operation; PCL and […]

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OKI 5+Color

Hands-On Review and Videos: OKI’s C941dn Multimedia Color Printer – Pushing the Envelope of Image Quality with White and Clear Toner

The C941dn is a member of OKI Data’s C900 Multimedia Production Platform series that consists of a range of advanced digital-color printers that are intended for creative and commercial-print applications. These fast, toner-based printers have unusual media-throughput capabilities, and can handle a wide range of media sizes and types. Most noteworthy is that the C941dn […]

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Report: Project CISS with Photo Gallery and Videos! Continuous Ink-Supply System Inkjet Printers – How do They Stack Up?

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 […]

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Brother ADS-2500W Touch Screen

Videos and Photo Gallery – Brother’s Versatile ImageCenter ADS-2500W Scanner for the Office

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 […]

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Videos and Photo Gallery – HP’s Sturdy and Speedy Officejet Pro X551dw Printer

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 […]

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Report and Video: Brother’s MFC-J4510DW Color Inkjet All-in-One with 11″x17″ Printing

Wirth Consulting has just completed a Hands-On Test Report for Brother’s MFC-J4510DW Business Smart Inkjet All-in-One. What sets this this color inkjet apart from most color inkjet All-in-Ones is that users can print on media up to 11″x17″ via a manual feed slot  located on the back of the unit. It also features several business-class […]

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Lexmark MS812de Access Imaging Supply

Videos – Lexmark’s Powerful MS812de 70-PPM B/W Workgroup Laser Printer

We recently completed Hands-On testing of Lexmark’s brute of a laser printer, the MS812de ($1,949.00). This 70-ppm A4 B/W workgroup printer was introduced in September 2012 in one of the largest printer product launches in history. Highlights include a gorgeous 7″ touch screen that is highly customizable and can be populated with downloadable Lexmark Solutions […]

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Videos and Photo Gallery – Epson’s Top-of-the-Line WorkForce Pro WP-4590 MFP

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: […]

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Video Review: Lexmark Universal Print Driver

Interested in simplifying the management and support of the various print drivers for the Lexmark printers and MFPs on your network? This comprehensive video (see below) provides an in-depth overview of Lexmark’s Universal Print Driver and includes the print-driver installation, as well as deployment with Lexmark’s Installation Packager and Script Generator. Why a Universal Print Driver? Universal Print Drivers […]

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HP Officejet 150 Mobile AiO Touch Screen

HP Officejet 150 Mobile AiO – Videos and Photo Gallery

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 […]

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127 Ink Epson WorkForce WF-7520

Videos – Epson WorkForce WF-7520 A3/Super B Color Ink-Jet MFP

We’ve just finished Hands-On Testing of an awesome piece of tech and engineering–Epson’s WorkForce WF-7520 Wide Format MFP. It can print onto Super B (13″x19″) media and can scan 11″x17″ originals using the document feeder (simplex scanning only for A3/11″x17″) or flatbed platen. Its Dura-Brite inks produced best-in-class water fastness and drying time, as well as clean, […]

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Review and Videos: Raising the Bar for Workgroup Color Printing – Lexmark’s New C748 Series

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 […]

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Officejet 4620

Review and Report: HP Officejet 4620 e-All-in-One with Videos and Photo Gallery

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 […]

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Video – HP Officejet Pro 8100 ePrinter Unboxing and Setup

HP’s newly redesigned Officejet Pro 8100 ePrinter performed better than its predecessor in virtually every aspect of testing and then some. It adds a color display and ePrint mobile printing, and is also quieter and sturdier. There are also new network management capabilities that make it the first Officejet Pro printer (and quite possibly the only thermal ink-jet […]

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Japan Tsunami One Year Later

Reader Video – One Year after Japan’s Disastrous Tsunami

Our coverage of the devastating tsunami that hit Japan this time last year, and its effects on the printer/copier makers in Japan were some of our most well-read posts of 2011. In remembrance of the one-year anniversary of the disaster, one of our Japanese readers passed along this interesting video. Jump to Reader Video – Japan – […]

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Video – How to Scan 3D Objects with HP’s TopShot LaserJet Pro M275

This video demonstrates how to use Hewlett-Packard’s TopShot LaserJet Pro M275’s to produce  3D images of scanned objects. What makes this color LaserJet ($399.99) unique is its scanning technology. Instead of a typical contact image sensor (CIS) scanner that most digital copiers use, it employs an 8 megapixel camera lens mounted on a hinged arm, and can capture […]

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Videos & Photo Gallery – Lexmark X364dn B/W Laser MFP

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 […]

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