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How to choose printers for home use?

Demand for printers has increased for both personal and professional life. Be it any requirement, printing a business report, or a government demand form, printers have made our lives easy and comfortable. However, what’s difficult here is to find the right printer for home use, as they have changed a lot in years, and with such updated options,  one can get complicated with the fact of, what exactly is the right fit.

So, here we have created a guide using simple explanations to help you with buying a specific printer. Make sure to check through these features before you get a printer for yourself.

Inkjet vs. laser printers- Which one to get?

On the one hand, where inkjet printers use the ink cartridges through which ink gets applied on paper, wet and rapidly dried, on the other hand, toners are used by the laser printers, which is an ink dust type, that bonds on to the paper for providing results, faster and efficient.

Inkjet printers hold a strong market as they are useful to print anything (photos, charts, and alike) faster, surpassing the counterparts of the laser printers. On the other hand, laser printers are good for office use, as it is an affordable choice, speedy and offer low-cost prints. But a laser printer isn’t as flexible as inkjet printers.

Multifunction printers

It is a good choice for home print users, as it’s cheap and doesn’t take much space. Using it, one can also scan, copy, and save the documents directly to the computers. It also has a faxing feature, which is not much in use these days. These printers are handy and help keep minimum paperwork at home.

Photo printers

For homework assignments, printing photos for memory, and alike tasks, the photo printers are the right choice. Though they lack multitasking flexibility, they offer good quality prints and the price paid for it, gets covered with the quality prints being delivered by it.

Modern paperless home printers

Due to an increase in digital works and being paperless, the demand for such printers has suddenly risen. It is the right fit, compact, for the home, and doesn’t require much ink cartridge maintenance. They have been designed specifically for works done directly from phones & laptops.

Questions to ask, before choosing a printer –

Many factors are to be considered before making a printer purchase. The below-mentioned are some specific ones to get through with.

What would be its usage? –Is it required for an occasional photograph or artwork for kids or to fulfill daily high printing requirements?

Input and output trays set-up- Print, Pull, Roll, Print, Out. These are the five steps on which modern printers work today. But it isn’t a choice with a heavier stock, lined for printing. Apart from this, some printers also offer users for having trays more than once on the front, to allow convenience over paper choice and usage. So, it’s better to check through the tray’s paper holding capacity before.

Color claims, resolution, and speed overprints- The printers of the modern world are ISO certified, the standard based on which the procedures for testing it is done. Some specifications checked as per ISO standards include the pages per minute (black-and-white and color), dots per inch (ink dots applied by the printer to the square inch of the paper, and creating high resolution and detailed prints).

Duplexing- It is the ability of a printer to print on both ends of paper is to be checked as even though most of the printers today allow by re-feeding the paper manually into the printer, to print on both ends, but doesn’t it seem like trouble?

Page yield or price per page- Manufacturers print page yield for the printers. Check it before buying one.

Network capabilities- Even though modern-aged printers offer connectivity with USB ports, ethernet, wi-fi, wi-fi direct, near field communication (in few models), it is still better to check beforehand, whether what you need is available therein.

Apart from all the points as mentioned earlier to cover, check out for duty cycle, supply costs, memory card slots, cloud connectivity, PictBridge, paper handling capacity, and alike features, which get updated in the printers from time to time. Being aware of such details saves from future issues. So, know before you invest.

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