Multifunction printers, devices that print, copy, scan, and fax, are growing in popularity for workgroups. Here are 20 worth considering.
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Part of Kyocera's eCOSYS line of long life, low TCO printers, the FS-C2126MFP incorporates one of the company's extra-durable drums. Kyocera's print engine separates the toner from the drum--the drum can print up to 300,000 pages, and toner becomes the only consumable. The system incorporates Kyocera's PDF Direct Print software, enabling you to drag and drop a PDF file to the printer without having to open a viewing program.
Printing technology: laser
Paper capacity: 300 sheets
Paper trays: 1, plus 1 50-sheet multipurpose tray
Duplex printing: Yes
Automatic Document Feeder: 50 sheets
Monthly duty cycle: 85,000
B&W print speed: 28 ppm
Color print speed: 28 ppm
Max. print resolution: 600x600
Scan resolution: 600x600
Fax memory: 256 sheets
Speed Dials: N/A
Connectivity options: 10/100 Base-TX Ethernet, USB
Best for: small to midsize workgroups
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