When setting up a home office, the first pieces of equipment are your computer and a printer. Which printer should you choose? The best printer should be selected according to your needs. Many small business owners select an inkjet multifunction printer for their scanning, printing, copying and faxing capabilities. Here are some excellent multifunction inkjet printers for your home office.
1. Canon Pixma MX870 [$199.99]
At 9600x2400DPI print resolution, this printer was made to print high quality photos and business presentations. The paper cassette holds up to 150 pages and the automatic document feeder can hold up to 35 pages. The machine will auto duplex, copy up to 99 sets of a single document, print borderless or fit oversize images to the printed page. The fax has 100 speed dial slots, and holds up to 250 pages in memory. You can scan your legal sized documents and save them to PDFs. The Canon Pixma MX870 will just as easily print to envelopes as it will to photo paper.
2. HP OfficeJet Pro L7680 [$425.00]
This printer is capable of printing many sizes and stocks of paper. You can print cards or invitations, envelopes or transparencies. This machine has USB 2.0 ports in the front and back with an optional wireless printer adapter. Depending on the paper, the paper tray will hold at least 100 sheets. The copier will print up to 99 copies from a single document. The fax machine keeps up to 100 pages in memory, and you can program 100 numbers into the speed dial. Reduce your documents to 25% or enlarge to 400%.
3. Brother MFC-3360 [$89.99]
With a small footprint and the ability to print legal sized sheets, this printer is ready for your home office. The Brother prints up to 25 pages per minute black and white. You can copy your documents up to 400% or reduce them to 25%. The fax machine will hold up to 200 pages in memory and broadcast to 160 locations. With a 20 page auto feeder, you can leave the printer alone while you complete other important tasks. The printer itself comes with OCR software, so you can take your reports and edit them to your heart’s content.
4. Epson WorkForce 610 [On sale for $99.99, regularly $199.99]
Get speedy printing with the Epson Workforce 610. This inkjet prints and copies at 38 prints per minute. The ink dries almost immediately, preventing smudges on your photos or valuable documents. The automatic document feeder will hold up to 30 sheets, letting you multitask with confidence. You’ll receive great quality with laser quality printing. Scan your documents at 2400DPI. This printer helps the ecology by using up to 70% less power than a laser printer.
5. Kodak ESP office 6150 [On sale for $149.99, regularly $199.99]
The Kodak ESP Office 6150 is an excellent printer for your home office. It will print over 30 pages per minute, scan pictures at 1200 DPI and fax your documents at 33.6kbps through the automatic feeder. Your 6150 will correct scanned documents and print on many types of paper. Print from anywhere around the room with the built in wi-fi technology. You can connect this printer to your mobile devices and easily print from your iPad or iPhone. The ink is inexpensive when compared to other inkiest.
These multifunction inkjet printers were designed to do it all. You can print advertising brochures, fax wholesale documents to vendors, or scan important documents. You can copy the latest opera schedule or print your newest creation. When you get your home office printer, you no longer have to fax your documents from other locations.