Did you know you can save money by the type of printer you use? Consumers are used to buying the lease expensive product because they think it will save them money. It seem like the cheapest option is more cost effective, but in reality it’s not.
The difference between an inkjet printer and a laserjet printer. Prices shown below are averages and do not simulate a specific printer model.
Inkjet printer: Costs $129.00 – $199.00
Ink Cartridges: Costs Black ink $35.00 – $65.00 yields 100 pages at 5% coverage
Ink Cartridges: Cyan/Magenta/Yellow ink $55.00 – $75.00 yields 400 pages combined at 5% coverage
Life expectancy: 1-2 years for a business
Laserjet printer: Costs $499.00 – $699.00
Laser Toner: Costs Black $99.00-$199.00 yields 10,500 pages at 5% coverage
Laser Toner: Costs Cyan $99.00 – $129.00 yields 2,100 pages 5% coverage
Laser Toner: Costs Magenta $99.00 – $129.00 yields 2,100 pages 5% coverage
Laser Toner: Costs Yellow $99.00 – $129.00 yields 2,100 pages 5% coverage
Life Expectancy: 5-7 years for a business
Other things to consider is when components need to be replaced and costs associated with that replacement. Components such as pick up rollers, print heads, developers, drum unit, duplexer, and more. An inkjet printer components will wear and tear faster than a laserjet printer. Plus consider the costs for a technician to come onsite and do the work. Inkjet printers were designed to be thrown away when something failed, you would just purchase a new one. Owning an inkjet printer will costs you more in the long run.
If you’re looking for a durable printer that will save you money in the long term contact us today! We can help you find the right printer for your business and ensure it’s the most cost effective option.