Multifunction printers, devices that print, copy, scan, and fax, are growing in popularity for workgroups. Here are 20 worth considering.
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The Oki CX2633 MFP can handle tabloid-size scanning and printing--Oki claims it's the most compact and affordable wide-format MFP available. It can also print on media ranging from 3-x-5-inch cards to 4-foot-long banners, and the scanner can handle mixed-size originals. The operator panel lets you save scans to a networked PC, a mounted folder, or a USB device, or send them via fax or e-mail.
Printing technology: laser/LED
Price: Contact dealer
Paper capacity: 400
Paper trays: 1, plus 1 100-sheet multipurpose tray
Duplex printing: Yes
Automatic Document Feeder: 50 letter-size or 25 tabloid sheets
Monthly duty cycle: 75,000
B&W print speed: 33 ppm
Color print speed: 26 ppm
Max. print resolution: 1200x600
Scan resolution: 600
Fax memory: 1,024 pages
Speed Dials: 500
Connectivity options: USB 2.0, parallel (printer only) and Ethernet 10/100 Base-T connectivity
Best for: mid to large workgroups
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