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Old October 23, 2011, 07:48 PM
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Need suggestions for a LP for a small business.

It needs to be wifi ready as there will be no main PC hard wired to it.
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Old October 23, 2011, 08:29 PM
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I've owned a couple Samsung laser printers and they have been pretty solid for me.

Also, you can get a printer with an Ethernet port to connect it to a router or a switch so the whole network has access to it. Some routers with USB ports will also do the same.
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Old October 24, 2011, 05:51 AM
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For brands i would stick to either samsung or hp. Since this is for business do you just need a printer or does it need to be a MFP as well. Also the brothers are nice machines (i have one) but their running costs can be higher as the toner and drums are 2 seperate consumables.
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Old October 24, 2011, 12:27 PM
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Yes it needs to be multi function, as far as brands go I do favor Brother.
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I've had good experiences with both Samsung and Brother.
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I've had good experiences with both Samsung and Brother.
Same here (currently running my second brother inkjet MFP, and a duplex laser sammy......).

Colour, fax, envelopes, and/or duplex?
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honestly after having worked at a place that used HP printers....the old ones would keep on going, the new designs kept having issue after
issue. they have some serious Quality control issues at HP i think now.
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Yes it needs to be multi function, as far as brands go I do favor Brother.
do you really need the printer to have a wireless card. It would also help we had the budget your working with. The other things that would be important.

1. Color or BW
2. Automatic Duplexing
3. ADF (automatic document Feeder)
4. OS Support (Windows, Mac, Linux)
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do you really need the printer to have a wireless card. It would also help we had the budget your working with. The other things that would be important.

1. Color or BW
2. Automatic Duplexing
3. ADF (automatic document Feeder)
4. OS Support (Windows, Mac, Linux)
Budget =$500 (or so)
OS = Win7
ADF
COLOUR = yes
Auto Duplex = not necessary...but would be a bonus
Does not need wireless card, but Ethernet connection a must (I'm able to hard wire to the router)

Print quality needs to be good (photos/pics)

I've been looking and I definitely need help with this one
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Old October 28, 2011, 06:18 AM
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if you want photo quality print outs you won't be getting that from any laser printer. For really good quality prints you will need a photo printer such as something from canon or epson. Having said that i have really enjoyed the printer i have (Brother 9120CN). But again your not going to get anywhere near photo quality with any laser printer.

Brother 9120CN Features.

Networking
Color
ADF
Fax
Copier

No duplexing though. But NCIX has it rountinly on sale for under $300 bucks so it's a pretty good value.
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