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5 things you must consider when purchasing printing supplies for your home business.

By Simon Williams
September 22, 2017

Printers are amazing, but they can also be frustrating if you purchase the wrong one or worse, invest in the wrong supplies for your printing needs. There are several considerations that you should keep in mind to ensure that you not only purchase the right supplies, but that you get the best value for money out of your printer. Here are a few considerations to keep in mind.

Ink keeps on running out

People purchase a printer that is far too small for their printing demand needs. It’s common for people to opt for flashy deals promoting cheap printers. They later discover that they keep on buying new ink cartridges regularly because their printer keeps on consuming them too quickly.

Unused ink goes to waste

This happens all too often because people purchase the wrong kind of printer for their needs. People end up purchasing larger printers and realise that they don’t print as often as they should. The ink cartridge then goes out of date and they have to purchase a new one, even if the cartridge has hardly been used.

Wireless printer doesn’t connect to the network properly

There are two factors that can affect the connectivity of your printer. First is the connectivity of the printer itself. The Bluetooth or wireless signal might not be strong enough to communicate with your local modem or intranet device. The second issue could be the connectivity issues with the modem and the ISP provider that you are using. Either way, both of these need to work properly in order for your wireless printing to work properly.

Prior to purchasing your wireless printer, check the bandwidth to see how many users will be able to be connected to the printer at any given time. Additionally, ensure that wireless modem that you plan to use sends a strong enough signal to communicate with the printer.

Paper keeps on getting jammed

This is a huge frustration for any printer user. The quality of the prints can be undone by paper jams. Additionally, it can render your printer useless and leave it out of action, forcing you to invest in additional repair and maintenance costs.

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