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Feb 6, 2013

Choosing the right printer - printing tips


Cheap or bargain printers always cost more to print with

Whether you are buying for home, the home office or the business office, it is a common outcry that choosing the right printer is difficult and fraught with danger.  After all, there is so much to consider:

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Posted by: Danielle


  • Will I be burned with expensive ink and toner?
  • What do all the new IT features mean, and do I need them? (Or will I regret not upgrading.)
  • Will the printer last, or will it die just after a month out of warranty?

If you are purchasing from many Australian retail chains these fears might be appropriate, but a trusted printer, ink and toner specialist will help you through the minefield of buying a printer to suit your needs and your budget (both your buying budget and the budget of ongoing costs of consumables).

It is no secret in life that we get what we pay for. That is certainly true when it comes to printer purchases. Bargain priced printers often cost more to run.

Printing from the home or the office has become a necessity, it is also a privilege.  It is possible to run down to a commercial printer to save on printing costs (a commercial printer will always be cheaper than any desktop printer for a full A4 page of coloured printing, such as a flyer, photo or brochure), but it is convenient to print from home (or the office).

And every privilege has a cost. It astounds us how many people complain about printer ink but want the privilege of printing conveniently. The same people complain about the price of petrol too, but don’t suggest taking the bus to them, will you?

If you need help choosing the right printer, call us – We’ll Look After You.