Multifunction printers, devices that print, copy, scan, and fax, are growing in popularity for workgroups. Here are 20 worth considering.
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Another inkjet, the Officejet Pro 8500A promises to save up to 50% on the cost of a color page compared to a laser printer. It also uses up to 80% less supplies by weight, claims HP. Its wireless connectivity means you can print "from anywhere, anytime" using a mobile device.
Printing technology: thermal inkjet
Paper capacity: 500 sheets
Paper trays: 2
Duplex printing: Yes
Automatic Document Feeder: 50 sheets
Monthly duty cycle: 15,000
B&W print speed: 35ppm draft, 15ppm full
Color print speed: 34 ppm draft, 11 ppm full
Max. print resolution: 1200x1200 black, 4800x1200 optimized color (on HP Advanced Photo Paper)
Scan resolution: 4800
Fax memory: 100 pages
Speed Dials: 75
Connectivity options: USB 2.0, Ethernet, WiFi
Best for: midsize workgroups
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The UC Infrastructure TrapWorries about subpar networks tanking unified communications programs could be valid: Thirty-one percent of respondents have rolled capabilities out to less than 10% of users vs. 21% delivering UC to 76% or more. Is low uptake a result of strained infrastructures delivering poor performance?
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