Color Multi-Function Printers Are Feature Rich But Costly

If you are looking to get a feature rich color multi-function laser printer you will get a POWERFUL machine. However, expect to pay several thousand dollars for it. InfoWorld has reviewed a collection of printers including their features and prices.
InfoWorld writes The six midrange color MFPs in this roundup offer a plethora of features. Five have tabloid or slightly larger paper paths. All can print and scan in duplex, and all the scanners are color-capable. All offer myriad paper input options. Most include finishers that can staple document sets, drill holes, or even fold booklets. Speed was the biggest disappointment: None printed at full engine spec in our tests, but some approached it when making monochrome copies.
Xerox’s (Profile, Products, Articles) WorkCentre Pro C2636 takes top honors for printing and copying the quickest, producing exemplary output, and offering plentiful features that are also easy to use. Canon’s Color imageRunner C3220 and Ricoh’s (Profile, Products, Articles) Aficio 2238C rated nearly as well. Hewlett-Packard’s Color LaserJet 9500mfp and Sharp’s AR-BC320 Color Imager stumbled in our speed tests, and Lexmark’s X762e struggled with output quality
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