Multifunction printers, devices that print, copy, scan, and fax, are growing in popularity for workgroups. Here are 20 worth considering.
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With the X945e, Lexmark has focused on capacity first and foremost. You can load it with up to 3,140 sheets of paper, which it can churn through at up to 45 pages a minute. The scanner can send documents to email, FTP, network, a USB drive, or the fax. The company claims that you'll get 13,000 black pages and 12,000 color pages out of the toner cartridges it ships with, with replacement cartridges offering nearly two and three times that capacity.
Printing technology: laser
Paper capacity: 3,140 sheets
Paper trays: 4, plus 100-sheet bypass feeder
Duplex printing: Yes
Automatic Document Feeder: 75 pages
Monthly duty cycle: 200,000
B&W print speed: 45 ppm
Color print speed: 40 ppm
Max. print resolution: "2400 image quality"
Scan resolution: 300x300 color, 600x600 black
Fax memory: N/A
Speed Dials: N/A
Connectivity options: USB, 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet
Best for: large workgroups, department
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