Multifunction printers, devices that print, copy, scan, and fax, are growing in popularity for workgroups. Here are 20 worth considering.
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Oki packs a lot of functionality into the CX3641 MFP even before you connect it to a computer. Its touch screen lets users scan documents, edit them, and distribute them to network folders, email addresses, or FTP sites, all from the MFP. It also supports virtual printers--preset printing configurations specifying color matching, media selection, and more that can be automatically applied to a print job.
Printing technology: laser
Price: contact dealer
Paper capacity: 2,350 sheets
Paper trays: 2, plus 230-sheet manual feed
Duplex printing: Yes
Automatic Document Feeder: 100 sheets
Monthly duty cycle: 150,000
B&W print speed: 40 ppm
Color print speed: 36 ppm
Max. print resolution: 1200x1200
Scan resolution: 600x600
Fax memory: N/A
Speed Dials: N/A
Connectivity options: USB, OkiLAN 10/100 Base-T Internal Ethernet Print Server
Best for: Large workgroups
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