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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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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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Review: Small and Home Office Inkjet All-in-Ones – HP Officejet 6700 is Best in Class

In this Head2Head Comparison of Small and Home Office Inkjet All-in-Ones, Wirth Consulting determined that the minimum qualifications for productive, shared use include networking, automatic duplex printing and an automatic document feeder. Using these criteria, we compared the features, performance and cost of ownership for five All-in-Ones from five vendors: Brother, Canon, Epson, Hewlett-Packard and […]

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Review and Report: HP Unleashes the World’s Smallest All-in-One (and it’s portable!)

Hewlett-Packard has introduced the Officejet 150 Mobile All-in-One ($399.99), a portable, battery-powered All-in-One that measures approximately 3″x”7.5″x14″ and weighs in at about 6.5 lbs. It includes an AC power adapter and rechargeable Lithium Ion battery (print up to 500 pages on a charge). It can also be powered by any HP notebook power supply, and […]

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Review and Report: Lexmark OfficeEdge Pro5500

In testing, we found that there’s a lot to like about Lexmark’s new enterprise-ready OfficeEdge Pro5500 ink-jet All-in-One. Among this All-in-One’s strengths are a state-of-the-art touch screen that we found provides top-notch clarity, sensitivity and accuracy, and Lexmark’s downloadable Solutions that provide considerable value for workflow and management. Additional Resources Premium Download – Lexmark OfficeEdge Pro5500 […]

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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 – How to Scan a Photo Using your MFP or All-in-One

We get many questions on our YouTube channel related to digital scanning and gladly respond to them. We recently received a suggestion that we should compose a how-to video. We thought that this was a great idea, and produced these videos. In the videos, we explain the variety of ways to push scans from the […]

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Video Series – Lexmark OfficeEdge Pro5500 Unpacking, Setup, Installation and Software Overview

This video series on Lexmark’s OfficeEdge Pro5500 color ink-jet All-in-One for offices and enterprises includes five episodes: Episodes 1 and 2 detail the un-boxing and physical setup of the device. Episode 3 chronicles set-up of WiFi communications. Episodes 4 and 5 detail network and software installation and an overview of installed software. We’re also using a […]

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Brother Extends Color All-in-One Line for SMB with Two New 19-ppm Units, Start at $399.99

Brother has introduced two new color All-in-Ones for small and mid-size businesses, the MFC-9125CN and  MFC-9325CW, which print in black-and-white and color at up 19 ppm, use the company’s toner-based LED imaging, and, depending on configuration, support mobile print and scan and wireless connectivity. Also new are two printer-only versions of the All-in-Ones, the HL-3045CN […]

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FedEx Office Adds Cloud Printing for Google Docs Accounts

FedEx has introduced a Google Docs cloud-printing solution, called FedEx Office Print Online, which enables customers to submit Google Docs documents for printing at a FedEx Office location, and then pick up their prints or have them delivered by FedEx. Google Docs is online, Web-based document storage and sharing site; users can set up both […]

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Videos and Photo Gallery – Panasonic UF-5500 Fax Transceiver

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 […]

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Ricoh Talks A4 Color MFPs

Fresh off its introduction of two new color A4 MFPs, the Aficio MP C400 and MP C300, Ricoh executives discussed the  firm’s new A4 strategy via an online Web seminar. Steven Burger, Vice President of Product Marketing at Ricoh Americas, noted that the two A4 color MFPs are the first in a new class of […]

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Videos – HP Officejet 7500A Wide Format

A four-part video series on HP’s latest Wide Format Officejet, the 7500A.  What sets this model apart from the others is its ability to scan 11″x17″ originals and produce borderless prints on media as large as 13″x19″.  It has all of the latest tech from HP including a 2.36″ touch screen, Internet connectivity, wireless and […]

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Google Launches Beta for Mobile Cloud Printing from Gmail and Google Docs

In April 2010, Google introduced its Google Cloud Print, a mobile printing service that enables users to print from any application, operating system and Web browser without needing to install software, so that, for instance, users can print from smartphones.  Monday, the company announced the beta launch of Google Cloud Print for printing documents from […]

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Our Take on Ricoh’s MDS Strategy

We’ve heard this song before, starting around the turn of the century—it used to be called “document management.” Ricoh, along with all the other vendors who supply the office-imaging dealer channel, has struggled for years with how to compensate account sales reps for the sales of “solutions,” when the industry’s compensation strategy has been based […]

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MakerBot Rolls Out $1,225.00 3D Printer At CES

At the Consumer Electronics Show last week last week in Las Vegas, MakerBot Industries demonstrated one of the most affordable three-dimensional object printers on the market, the new MakerBot Thing-O-Matic 3D Printer which lists at $1,225.00 and can be purchased at http://store.makerbot.com/makerbot-thing-o-matic.html.  There’s one caveat:  you’ll have to assemble the Thing-O-Matic yourself.    The Thing-O-Matic […]

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Canon Refreshes Color Ink-Jet Family With Five New Pixmas

Canon U.S.A. is launching five new Pixma color ink-jet systems for small and home offices, four of which provide network color print, color copy, network color scan and color fax, while the Pixma iX6520 is a printer-only that can print on up to 13″ x 19″ media. The Pixma MX882 (left), MX420 and MX410 feature […]

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Review: Hands-On With Apple’s AirPrint Mobile-Device Printing Solution

We recently evaluated Apple’s AirPrint Printing Solution for Apple iOS 4.2 Mobile Devices.  Alas, we did not have access to an AirPrint compatible printer at the time.  You can read more about it here. We also recently evaluated HP’s ePrint, a firmware-based solution that enables select HP printers to print e-mail attachments sent from any […]

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