Computer and printer technology is growing at a rapid pace. Long gone are the days of a single function printer hooked to a computer. Today’s best printers are often wireless and can print materials from computers, tablets and smartphones. They may be able to print photos from a camera or scan documents as well.
The top printers for 2014 are all designed to give professional printing results for homes and small businesses. Some are even able to perform advanced functions such as two sided or booklet printing at a quality that rivals many professional printers.
Below are the top printers for 2014.
5. Brother Printer DCP7065DN Monochrome Laser Multi-Function Copier
The Brother Printer DCP7065DN Monochrome Laser Multi-Function Copier is perfect for stand-alone copying with a 35-page capacity document feeder that can allow users to quickly and easily copy or scan multi-page documents. The scanning flatbed can also scan multi-page documents and send them to email. The Brother Printer DCP7065DN Monochrome Laser Multi-Function Copier can print up to 27 pages per minute and has a large 250-sheet capacity paper tray. The printer’s automatic duplex allows users to easily print two-sided documents. It also can work with a high-yield replacement toner cartridge, helping to save money on printing costs. The Brother Printer DCP7065DN Monochrome Laser Multi-Function Copier offers so many useful features in one compact attractive unit, making it perfect for busy home offices or small businesses.
4. HP LaserJet Pro P1606dn Printer
The HP LaserJet Pro P1606dn Printer is one of the fastest overall printers available for home and small office use. It can produce up to 26 pages per minute, with less than seven seconds before the first page is printed. The high-capacity paper tray holds up to 250 sheets of paper, allowing users to go longer between refills. The HP LaserJet Pro P1606dn Printer can also automatically print on both sides of the paper, reducing the amount of paper needed. The printer uses a 2.0 port Hi-Speed USB and 10/100 Ethernet networking. Finally, the HP LaserJet Pro P1606dn Printer can handle up to 8,000 pages a month and cause use a variety of paper sizes, from 3” x 5” up to 8.5” x 14”.
3. Epson WorkForce WF-3520 Wireless All-in-One Color Inkjet Printer
The Epson WorkForce WF-3520 Wireless All-in-One Color Inkjet Printer offers the fastest two-sided printing available in a home unit and can print up to 7.4 two-sided documents in a minute. This printer offers several functions, such as copying, scanning, faxing and printing from tablets and smartphones. It offers an impressive 250-sheet paper capacity as well as a rear feed for envelopes and other specialty media. There is an included 2.5” LCD panel and touch panel for navigating the menu and card slots to allow users to print without a computer. The Epson WorkForce WF-3520 Wireless All-in-One Color Inkjet Printer has built-in wireless and ethernet capabilities and can also use up to 70% less electricity than many laser printers. The printer uses individual ink cartridges so that users can replace only the colors that need to be replaced, helping to save money. Finally, Epson stands behind their products with free phone support for the life of the product, free templates and several complimentary tutorials.
2. Canon imageCLASS LBP6000 Compact Laser Printer
The Canon imageCLASS LBP6000 Compact Laser Printer is attractive and small enough to fit in any home office while offering the same high level of quality and reliability that customers have come to expect from all of the Canon company’s products. This printer is able to produce up to 19 pages per minute, with the first document being printed in under 8 seconds. It also utilizes a single cartridge system, with toner, the development unit and the drum all included in one unit. This makes replacing the printer’s consumable parts quick and easy. The Canon imageCLASS LBP6000 Compact Laser Printer includes poster, watermark and toner saver printing modes, giving users a wide range of options. The printer also has a 150-sheet cassette so users are able to go longer between paper refills. Perfect for printing beautiful pictures, the printer has a 600 x 600 dpi, with a 2400 x 600 dpi quality.
1. Brother Wireless Monochrome Printer
The Brother Wireless Monochrome Printer is perfect for homes and small businesses that require professional results. This monochrome laser printer is compact and is attractive enough to fit in almost any office space. It offers a maximum print speed of 27 pages per minute and can produce an impressive 2400 x 600 dpi resolution so full color brochures and photos look crisp and clear. It also has automatic duplex printing that allows easy printing of two-sided documents, helping to save time as well as paper. It can also copy up to 99 copies from the included flatbed scanner. The Brother Wireless Monochrome Printer can also print wirelessly from any Apple, Android or Blackberry device, making printing pictures, notes, shopping lists or documents easy and convenient.
With so many new printer options available for 2014, every home office and small business is sure to find the perfect unit for all of their printing needs. These printers are also great for families who want a reliable unit for scanning and printing school papers, photographs and documents without having to purchase an expensive speciality printer.