|Printer Buying Guide
The Basics of Choosing a Printer
Deciding what kind of printer you want to purchase -- inkjet,
laser, or multifunction -- can be frustrating and confusing.
Here are some of the basic questions you may be asking.
Ergonomics is the science of determining how to make a device --
or an environment -- healthy, comfortable, and efficient for a
human to use. When purchasing a printer, scanner, or
multifunction, you should consider whether the ergonomics of
that particular unit is appropriate for your own needs. Here are
some things to look for.
If you're watching the bottom line, but need a good inkjet
printer or multifunction, you don't have to compromise. There
are a good number of devices out there that can pump out
nice-looking text and images for under $100. Here, along with
links to reviews, are some excellent printers that won't make
you take out a loan.
The Right Printer for the Job
You've got lots to print--photos, documents, color flyers--does
that mean you need lots of printers? Not necessarily. PC World
offers some advice on the various types of printers available.