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If you have a long document you need to print, you don’t want to leave the room and come back to an out-of-ink message and only half your pages printed. Luckily, it’s easy to check and see how much toner you have left and take action if you need to replace it. Continue reading “How to Check Toner Level and Replace When Low”
Duplex printing occurs when printers print on both sides of a piece of paper. It is an alternative to simplex printing, which uses only one side of the page. Simplex printing used to be the only automatic option for many printers, but these days, duplex printing is becoming more popular. Double-sided printing is eco-friendly and can help you save money. Continue reading “What is Duplex Printing & Is It Bad for My Printer? “
We all want to do our part to save the planet. Now, more than ever, being environmentally conscious is less of a choice and more of a civic responsibility. Continue reading “Are Ink Cartridges Recyclable? How to Properly Dispose of Them”
Refillable cartridges are a great way to stretch your supply budget and an eco-friendly alternative to standard ink cartridges to reduce your company’s carbon footprint. Unfortunately, not all brands and models offer refillable cartridges. To help you find the right refillable ink cartridges for your office printer, here is our guide to which ink cartridges are refillable and how to refill them. Continue reading “Which Ink Cartridges Are Refillable?”
Printing technology has improved in recent years, and laser printing is better than ever. Although inkjet printing can provide superior results for color printing and detailed black-and-white prints, laser printing is the standard for everyday use.
Like any machine, laser printers have many moving parts. Understanding how a laser printer works is essential for taking proper care of it and extending its life as long as possible. Continue reading “Smart Printing: How Do Laser Printers Work?”
Managing office supplies is tricky enough without worrying about items expiring. Unfortunately, although printer ink can last for a long time, it can eventually dry out and expire.
Continue reading “Can Printer Ink Expire? We Set the Record Straight”
Printers are the backbone of many large offices, and getting one that meets every department’s needs can be a challenge. A good office printer has to balance cost and quality while providing a range of functions. If employees’ needs aren’t being met, you may end up having to outsource some print jobs. Continue reading “The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide: How to Choose a Printer for a Large Office”
We’ve all been there. You send something to your printer and, despite having plenty of ink, the document comes out nearly illegible. It has streaky lines, colors are missing, and it just all around looks terrible. And, of course, this problem tends to occur when you are in a hurry or when you need to print something important. Continue reading “5 Ways to Help Keep Printer Ink from Drying Out”
Printers are awesome … when they’re functioning as they should. Most of the time, they speedily print off documents and photos without any problems. Sometimes, though, issues pop up. A malfunctioning printer can be extremely frustrating. The good news, though, is that most problems are easy to fix yourself. If your printer isn’t working how it should be, don’t rush out and buy a new one or call a professional repairperson just yet. Check out this list of common DIY printer repair hacks. You just might be able to fix it yourself and save yourself a lot of money! Continue reading “9 Common DIY Printer Repair Hacks”
Okidata is a well-known brand in the business world. It is an industry leader that provides a wide range of products that are suitable for continuous business printing. Business owners can choose from a traditional dot matrix machine or upgrade to a more modern monochrome multifunction device. All of this respected brand’s award-winning devices are designed to print quickly at a reasonable price per page. For this reason, Okidata is an industry leader when it comes to office printers. Continue reading “The Benefits of Using Okidata Toner & Printer Ribbons”