The benefit of wide format printers has increased significantly in recent years. Standard printers provide companies with the ability to produce documents, prepare business presentation materials and share information with employees and clients. However, a standard printer does not always meet the needs of all businesses. Wide format printers have evolved, and the primary goal of these machines is to provide high quality images for businesses ranging from home construction companies to schools.
Deciding when to update and what factors should play into the choice to update your wide format printer can be difficult. If you take the following three benefits into account, you'll develop a clearer picture of when the time is right to update your wide format printer.
A little less than a year ago we compared the new Pagewide XL from Hewlett Packard to Iron Man. These machines brought amazing technology that changed the way we thought about wide format printers. They did so many things so well that it was like the high powered superhero had shown up:
- Faster printing
- Great quality
- Reduced costs
- Increased energy efficiency
So now we want to see if they measured up to our, and clients, expectations.
In most cases, hitting the wall is a bad thing. But for designers and other professions (architecture, construction, etc.), hitting the wall with large format print jobs is taking off. Organizations are learning how to better use their wall space - and every other space they can think of - to communicate their message and promote their services. Large format printing is making that possible and exciting.
The more we see what clients do with our large format printers, the more we are amazed by the creativity out there.
Determining when the time is right to update your office technology isn’t always black and white. We depend on business technology to be there when we need it, to help us accomplish tasks and to make our jobs easier.
Color printing is standard in marketing, advertising, healthcare, education and entertainment. These industries have clear-cut rationale for full-color printing, and its popularity and benefits only increase over time. Whether or not to include color printing capabilities is no longer in question. However, there is one area of industry where color printing’s value isn’t yet fully realized.
With a keen sense for business and the intellect to invent a wide range of sophisticated printing devices, HP has released a new line of wide format printers that are redefining productivity, printing costs and quality.
The 5 Ws (and 1 H) are a fundamental lesson we’re taught early on in our formal education – and it’s usually related to research or writing. The thought behind it is, if you can answer each of these questions, you’ll know the complete story or have a comprehensive understanding of the topic at hand.
So, why not apply this to technology? By asking the 5 Ws and 1 H questions (who, what, where, when, why, how) – and simultaneously answering them – you’ll come to a solid conclusion about the technology at hand and if it's right for your organization in terms of costs, benefits and overall value.
Technology is a wonderful thing, and businesses rely on various pieces of equipment to complete daily tasks. To remain reliable and efficient, which keeps your business competitive in the marketplace, technology requires upgrades. However, there is a time and a place to upgrade equipment like a wide format printer, and there are times when it is better to wait. Here are five reasons to consider holding off on investing in a new device.
When it comes to purchasing a new wide format digital printer for your business, there are a lot of options emerging in the marketplace. It has always been possible to simply buy a new device, but this approach can come with a bit of sticker shock for some businesses. Leasing a wide format printer provides an affordable alternative with the option to upgrade regularly. There is growing momentum for a new approach: cost-per-square-foot programs.