Multifunction printers, devices that print, copy, scan, and fax, are growing in popularity for workgroups. Here are 20 worth considering.
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The main attraction of the WorkCenter 6400/X is its various workflow smoothing features. For example, it lets you copy, scan, and fax even while it's printing other jobs; it also supports "Print Around," which means that a print job that's held up for some reason won't block the entire print queue. It can send scans to email addresses or to a file server.
Printing technology: laser
Paper capacity: 600 sheets
Paper trays: 1, plus 100-sheet multipurpose; extra trays optional
Duplex printing: Yes
Automatic Document Feeder: 50 sheets
Monthly duty cycle: 120,000
B&W print speed: 37 ppm
Color print speed: 32 ppm
Max. print resolution: 2400x600
Scan resolution: 600x600
Fax memory: N/A
Speed Dials: 200
Connectivity options: USB (for print only), 10/100/1000 Base-TX Ethernet
Best for: Medium size workgroups
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