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Epson’s Fast and Accurate DS-780N Network Color Document Scanner

Epson’s Fast and Accurate DS-780N Network Color Document Scanner

PROS Networkable via Ethernet. Huge color touch screen control panel. 100-sheet ADF. Control panel supports up to 30 configurable users. Wide security options. CONS Somewhat costly. No Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi Direct for mobile connectivity. BOTTOM LINE The networkable scans relatively quickly and accurately, and it has a huge customizable color touch screen, but it’s overshadowed by some less costly... [Read more]

Brother’s Accurate and Newtworkable ADS-2700W Wireless High-Speed Desktop Document Scanner

Brother’s Accurate and Newtworkable ADS-2700W Wireless High-Speed Desktop Document Scanner

PROS Low price. Supports Wi-Fi and Ethernet networking, as well as lots of mobile and cloud options. Customizable 2.8-inch color touch screen. Fast scanning and text recognition. Highly accurate OCR. CONS No disc in the box. Touch screen somewhat cramped. BOTTOM LINE Brother’s ADS-2700W is a fast, highly accurate document scanner that comes with Wi-Fi, Ethernet, and numerous mobile and cloud... [Read more]

Exceptional Running Costs from Ricoh’s SP 5300DN Black and White Laser Printer

Exceptional Running Costs from Ricoh’s SP 5300DN Black and White Laser Printer

PROS Reasonably fast. Good print quality overall. Multiple paper capacity and other expansion options. High, 250,000-page duty cycle. Strong security features. High-yield toner cartridge. Very low running costs. CONS Expensive, with costly add-ons. Small, unimpressive control panel. Graphics and photos print slightly too dark. BOTTOM LINE The Ricoh SP 5300DN is a highly capable high-volume single-function... [Read more]

Low Running Costs with Epson’s WorkForce ET-4750 EcoTank All-in-One Supertank Printer

Low Running Costs with Epson’s WorkForce ET-4750 EcoTank All-in-One Supertank Printer

PROS Excellent output quality. Very low running costs after initial investment. Ships with generous amount of ink. Supports Wi-Fi Direct mobile connectivity. Small and light. CONS Slow for the price. High purchase price. Automatic document feeder (ADF) is not auto-duplexing. No NFC support. BOTTOM LINE The Epson ET-4750 EcoTank AIO printer may be a bit slow, but it prints excellent quality documents... [Read more]

Ricoh MP 501SPF Black and White Laser Multifunction Printer

Ricoh MP 501SPF Black and White Laser Multifunction Printer

PROS Reasonably fast. Excellent print quality. Strong paper expansion capacity. High-yield toner cartridge. Very low running costs. Strong security features. CONS Expensive printer and add-ons. Fax, OCR, and Wi-Fi cost extra. ADF duplexer is not single-pass. BOTTOM LINE The Ricoh MP 501SPF monochrome laser AIO comes with a wealth of top-drawer features and expansion options. It prints capably,... [Read more]

Excellent Running Costs from a Monochrome Laser with Ricoh’s SP 377SFNwX

Excellent Running Costs from a Monochrome Laser with Ricoh’s SP 377SFNwX

As we’ve noted before, there are a lot of single-function and multifunction, or all-in-one (AIO), monochrome laser printers in the world. Over the past year or so, we’ve looked at several from Brother, Canon, HP, Dell, Oki Data, Samsung, and Xerox, and haven’t come close to reviewing them all. And there are still more models from other manufacturers not listed above, one of them being a long-established... [Read more]

802.11ax – Will it Relieve Wi-Fi’s Hyper-Connected Tension, at Least for Now?

802.11ax – Will it Relieve Wi-Fi’s Hyper-Connected Tension, at Least for Now?

Before the current Wi-Fi standard, called 802.11ac, wireless broadband was never quite robust enough: Too many devices were vying for your limited, inefficiently distributed bandwidth. This latest standard has proven faster and more reliable, and WiGig and mesh networking will help. But with the ever-increasing proliferation of Wi-Fi devices — PCs, smartphones, tablets, webcams, printers, wearables,... [Read more]

The Budget Friendly Canon Pixma TS3120 Wireless Inkjet All-in-One

The Budget Friendly Canon Pixma TS3120 Wireless Inkjet All-in-One

PROS Low price. Compact and light. Bluetooth 4.0 support. Good print quality overall. CONS No automatic document feeder. Only two ink cartridges. Lacks SD card and USB thumb drive support. High cost per page. Maximum 5-by-7-inch photo output size. Slow document printing. BOTTOM LINE The budget-friendly Canon Pixma TS3120 prints text, graphics and photos well enough, but its low price also means... [Read more]

Superb Six-Ink Photos with Canon’s Pixma TS9120 Wireless Inkjet All-in-One

Superb Six-Ink Photos with Canon’s Pixma TS9120 Wireless Inkjet All-in-One

PROS Lightweight and compact. Two additional ink cartridges for higher-quality photos. Two paper input trays. SD card, Ethernet, and Bluetooth 4.0 support. Excellent print quality. Fast snapshot printing. CONS No automatic document feeder. Lacks NFC and Wi-Fi Direct. Slow document printing. BOTTOM LINE Though it lacks an automatic document feeder, the six-ink Canon Pixma TS9120 Wireless Inkjet... [Read more]

Five-Ink Photos with the Low-Cost Canon Pixma TS6120 Wireless Inkjet All-in-One

Five-Ink Photos with the Low-Cost Canon Pixma TS6120 Wireless Inkjet All-in-One

PROS Takes up little space. Five ink cartridges for higher-quality text and photos. Two paper-input trays. Bluetooth 4.0 support. Excellent print quality, especially photos. Prints photos fast. CONS No automatic document feeder, SD card or USB thumb drive support. Lacks NFC and Wi-Fi Direct. Slow document printing. BOTTOM LINE The Canon Pixma TS6120 prints exceptional text, graphics and photos,... [Read more]

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