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WorkForce WF-3520

Review: Small and Home Office Inkjet AiOs – Epson’s WorkForce WF-3520 is Best in Class

At the very least, virtually every home or office of any size needs a basic All-in-One (AiO or MFP) in order to handle PC printing and document scanning, copying, and faxing. In this latest Head2Head Comparison, we chose the least expensive devices that meet our basic criteria for Inkjet SOHO (Small or Home Office) AiOs: […]

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Review: Enterprise-Ready A4 Color MFPs – HP’s Officejet Pro 476dw is Best in Class

There was quite a selection of quality “Enterprise-Ready” A4 MFPs in the group of devices that comply with our conditions below, are priced from $399.99 to $9,400.00, and in color print speed from 15 to 40 ppm. Determining a Best in Class winner from this group was a difficult proposition, with 16 MFPs from Brother […]

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Report: Officejet Pro X551dw Printer Hands-On Test Report

For this 22-page report, we put the Hewlett-Packard Officejet Pro X 551dw through its paces using our Hands-On test suite. During hands-on testing, we evaluated all aspects of performance, from installation and set-up, to software, printer management, image quality, productivity, ease of use, and more. Note that the Hands-On Test Report is watermarked and non-printable. Review […]

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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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Review: Enterprise-Ready A4 Color Printers – Samsung CLP-775ND is Best in Class

In this Head2Head comparison, we investigated Enterprise-Ready A4 Color Printers. While these devices can cost as much to purchase and operate as several aqueous inkjet printers combined, and their Cost per Page and energy consumption can be higher than business-class inkjets, only the solid-ink Xerox ColorQube 8570/DN offers feature sets that will satisfy the deployment, […]

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Review: Business-Class A4 Color Laser/LED MFPs – OKI MC361 Color MFP is Best in Class

In this Head2Head comparison, we investigated Business-Class A4 Color Laser/LED MFPs, a product that nearly every business wants or needs. While these devices can cost as much as several inkjet All-in-Ones combined, and their Cost per Page (especially color) and energy consumption can be considerably higher than business-class inkjets, their business-class feature sets, faster print […]

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WorkForce Pro WP-4590 Change Ink

Review: Hands-On with Epson’s WorkForce Pro WP-4590 Business-Class MFP

Imaging Technology: MicroPiezoelectric Ink-Jet Technology. Functions:  Print/Copy/Scan/Fax. ISO Print Speed:  16 (black)/11 (color) ppm. List Price:  $499.99. Availability: Authorized Epson dealers and value-added resellers. Introduction Date: February 2012. Max. Monthly Volume: 25,000 pages. Recommended Monthly Page Volume: Up to 1,650 pages. Strengths: Image quality; build quality; quiet operation; PCL and Adobe PostScript 3 print drivers; […]

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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: Business-Class A4 Color Laser/LED Printers – Samsung CLP-620ND is Best in Class

In this Head2Head Comparison of Business-Class A4 Color Laser/LED Printers, we considered that at a minimum, the color printer must have networking and automatic duplex printing. We then considered the advantages of manageability, tracking and control features, as nearly every company wants to manage the higher cost of color printing. We evaluated the least-expensive printer […]

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Review: A3 Ink-Jet Printers and MFPs – Ricoh and Brother are Best in Class

We are firm believers in a hardware strategy that is based on our notion that the need for color printing and large format 11”x17” (ledger) printing and scanning is traditionally overstated. For small workgroups and companies, our strategy instead would be to deploy fast, secure and economical B/W A4 MFPs for a majority of the heavy lifting […]

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Review: Color A4 Enterprise-Ready MFPs – Konica Minolta bizhub C25 is Best in Class

In this Head2Head Comparison report, we looked at entry-level A4 color MFPs – one of the fastest growing market segments – but with a catch, as we also ranked units in terms of their suitability for enterprise use, whether for distributed use in a single corporate  environment or for distribution across numerous geographic locations. In order to assess enterprise […]

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Review and Report: HP Officejet 6600/6700 Premium e-All-in-One with Photo Gallery

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 […]

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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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Photo Gallery – HP Officejet Pro 8100 ePrinter

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 […]

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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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