Tutorial to help you Purchasing and even Leasing Copiers

1. What’s my budget?

Copier speed is measured in copies each and every minute (CPM, also known as pages each and every minute or PPM). Copiers can produce from four to over 100 copies per minute. The slowest machines begin at around £700 and the fastest, digitally connected, multifunctional machines can cost over £100,000.

Copiers that cost higher than a couple thousand pounds are most often rented or leased, nevertheless they may also be bought outright. Leases for photocopiers typically extend for three to five years.

2. Will there be any hidden costs?

The capital cost of printers may be relatively inexpensive but the expense of consumables, maintenance plays a significant part in budgetary decisions Copier lease. Research shows that 40% to 45% of total cost of ownership goes toward consumables and servicing and 55% to 60% is right down to manageability and reliability.

3. What’s your copy and print volume?

It’s always worth assessing your present usage by conducting an instant print audit of average pages printed per month, A4 or A3 requirements, black & white usage and colour usage. Have a long-term view and consider the potential growth of your company or personal office.

4. Should I go for colour copiers or mono copiers?

Colour is undoubtedly where the future lies. Even though manufactures are obviously keen to push colour copiers, since it increases their margins on consumables, remember the best business multi-function peripherals do offer mono and colour simultaneously. It’s also possible to disable the color on the multi-function peripherals if you do not need colour now but want it in the future.

5. What should I really do next?

Photocopier companies like us normally provide free suggestions about purchasing, so if you’re still not entirely sure on what kind of copier machine to go for, it’s probably best to make contact with your local dealer and hopefully they will give free information without trying to persuade you to a sales deal.

This Article isn’t trying to promote our products or our website. We are just offering free advice for companies which are having difficulty in deciding what photocopier to purchase.

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