Why Your Printer Paper Matters

You may be saying to yourself, “paper is paper.” However, your printer paper is actually more important than you realize, because the choice you make can have a significant amount of impact on the way you do business. From saving you money to making you appear more professional, here’s why your printer paper matters. Appearance…

How Long Will my Office Printer Last

Unfortunately, the lifespan of office equipment isn’t forever. It’s good to have an idea about how long your office printer will last. Thankfully, we live in a world of multifunctional printers. This means one machine can be an office photocopier, printer, fax machine and collator. Their lifespans are similar to a typical printer, meaning you…

Using a Dorm Room Printer vs. Paying to Print at University

While many universities and colleges provide pay-to-print options, the cost per printed page can often be higher than it would be for you to simply purchase the printer and print from your dorm room. This is especially true if you are studying a discipline that is heavy on writing, such as history or English. You…

When Moving A Photocopier, Make Sure It’s Prepared Beforehand

Even if you have the copier locked up tight in a moving van, it can still be damaged if it isn’t prepped before the move. Depending on the model of printer, you may have to do some prep work before moving a photocopier. Some copiers require you to take out the drum or lock the…

WHAT ARE THE DISADVANTAGES OF USING A WIRELESS NETWORK

VISIBILITY With wireless networks, one network is visible to the other which can affect the performance of your connection. Because the networks can see one another, the possibility of interference by other wireless enabled devices or obstructions is higher. Additionally, the nodes or connectivity points on a wireless network cannot hear the other nodes on…

WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF USING A WIRELESS NETWORK

COST In general, the cost of implementing a wireless network is relatively inexpensive unless your network requires additional equipment such as wireless repeaters or a commercial grade router. Wireless repeaters increase signal strength and a commercial grade router provides a more reliable connection and improved security controls. INSTALLATION Overall, installation of a wireless network is…

WHAT ARE THE DISADVANTAGES OF USING A WIRED NETWORK

LACK OF MOBILITY Wired networks can be inflexible in terms of mobility. In order to use your device in a different location, it is necessary to run extra cables and switches to connect a device to the network. This may or may not be inconvenient depending upon the mobility of your office workers and how…

WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF USING A WIRED NETWORK?

RELIABILITY AND STABILITY When configured properly wired networks provide reliability and stability. Once the hubs, switches and Ethernet cables are installed, the end result is a workhorse system that is extremely reliable. Although wireless connections are constantly improving, you will find that wired networks are generally more stable and reliable. Another reason wired networks are…