Multifunction printers, devices that print, copy, scan, and fax, are growing in popularity for workgroups. Here are 20 worth considering.
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Billed as "the world's fastest all-in-one"--by which they mean among inkjets, for 2-sided printing--the WorkForce 840 boasts Epson's instant-dry DuraBrite Ultra ink and high-capacity black cartridges for fewer ink changes. With its wireless capabilities, the WorkForce 840 can also print directly from iPhones, BlackBerrys, and other mobile devices.
Printing technology: inkjet
Paper capacity: 500 sheets
Paper trays: 2
Duplex printing: Yes
Automatic Document Feeder: 30 sheets
Monthly duty cycle: N/A
B&W print speed: 15ppm; 7.4 ppm duplex
Color print speed: 9.3 ppm; 5.4 duplex
Max. print resolution: 5760 x 1440 optimized
Scan resolution: 1200x1200, 9600x9600 interpolated
Fax memory: Up to 180 pages
Speed Dials: 60
Connectivity options: USB 2.0, Wi-Fi, 10/100 Mbps Ethernet
Best for: Small to midsize workgroups needing high-quality color
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