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Lexmark X548dte MFP – Photo Gallery – Inside a Bundle of Innovation

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.

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Review: Hewlett-Packard Universal Print Driver and the New Officejet Pro 8000 Enterprise Printer

As detailed in our first-look evaluation of HP’s new Officejet Pro 8000 Enterprise Printer, one of the printer’s most significant features is its compatibility with standard PCL 6 page control and PostScript Level 3 page description languages rather than the line-by-line PCL 3 GUI print driver used by most other HP Officejet imaging products. As […]

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Deflated by AirPrint

I pre-ordered an Apple iPad and have been a happy camper ever since.  I knew going in about the lack of printing and Flash support, but purchased one anyway.  In fact, I never even thought about printing from the iPad until Apple started pumping us up about iOS 4.2 and AirPrint. Since then, I have […]

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Epson's B-510DN Business Color Ink-Jet Printer Gives Color Lasers A Run For Their Money

Epson’s B-510DN Business Color Ink-Jet Printer Gives Color Lasers A Run For Their Money

Wirth Consulting has just completed a Hands-On Test Report on what we feel is a really important digital imaging device, the $599 Epson B-510DN Business Color Ink Jet Printer.  It hasn’t gotten a lot of marketing support (when was the last time you saw an Epson commercial?), but it is a ground-breaking product. What’s that […]

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Does HP’s Smart Install Live Up to its Name?

Does HP’s Smart Install Live Up to its Name?

On Monday, April 26th, we received a surprise from UPS—the delivery of an early production version of the Hewlett-Packard LaserJet Pro M1212nf MFP. In case you’ve been living in a cave with no Wi-Fi Internet access, this little gem retails for $199.99 and was just introduced earlier this month.  It’s HP’s latest and least expensive […]

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Wirth Consulting Analyzes the Print Quality of Xerox’s New ColorQube Printer

We recently received a bound printed booklet from Xerox filled with image-quality samples printed by its ColorQube solid-ink light-production MFP. Overall, ColorQube has fast print speeds and a very low Cost Per Page (CPP) coupled with innovative pricing for color usage. There’s no doubt that ColorQube will be a hit in the office but is […]

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Winter 2009 – Best One-Two Punch Imaging Solutions For Small Offices

We’ve said it before and we practice what we preach.  You will find that on the Wirth Consulting Web site, we only evaluate printers, AIOs and MFPs if they can be equipped with network connectivity and duplexing.  Furthermore, once an AIO is network connectable, it becomes an MFP. We’ve also discussed ad nauseum about the […]

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Are Lexmark B&W MPFs Playing with Home Field Advantage?

Just yesterday, Wirth Consulting completed out latest Head2Head Comparison Report on B&W MFPs in the range of $2,000 to $3,000.  Four of the seven models are marketed by Lexmark International, Inc. B&W Lexmark MFPs in the range of $2,000 to $3,000             X644e MFP         X646E MFP             X656DP MFP             X656DE MFP $2,499 Copy/Print/Scan/Fax […]

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Oki stuns veteran evaluators with new “flagship” CX3641 Color MFP

OKI, (a.k.a. OKI Data or OKI Printing Systems) has a long history in the design and manufacturing of digital-imaging systems and components.  The origin of OKI Data Americas can be traced back to 1972 when the company was founded as a joint venture between two Philadelphia entrepreneurs and their Japanese customer, OKI Electric Industry Company, […]

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