Today, there is wide variety of printers available in the market manufactured by leading manufacturers such as HP, Epson, and Canon etc. There are laser printers, inkjet, LED and multifunction printers. During the recent couple of years, the color LED printers are gaining popularity with every passing day. These are cheaper and simpler printing devices when compared to the expensive laser printers.
Digital printers and wireless printing
Digital printers have made the digital printing possible. What is digital printing? It is the latest method of printing from a digital-based image directly to a variety of media. These are considered as the most suitable devices for people who are in the business of professional printing. Digital printers are the large format and/or high volume laser and inkjet printers that are used for desktop publishing. Speaking of wireless printing, Different manufacturers have added this feature to their newest printers to attract the large number of users all over the world. HP printers have been provided with the HP ePrint remote print facility.
Likewise, Kodak and Brother Printers have got Google Cloud Print allowing users to print documents wirelessly from anywhere. Besides, there are Cloud-print-enabled Android devices that enable users to send documents to Dell, Kyocera, Lexmark, OKI and Samsung printers. Apple is a well known brand of iPhones, iPads and iPods. For Apple’s iPhones, iPads and iPods, there is Apple’s Airprint app. With the help of this app, iPhones, iPads and iPods users get to send documents and files to a number of printers manufactured by Dell, Kyocera, Lexmark, OKI, Canon, Epson and Samsung.
How to select a printer
When a user wants to buy a printer, he or she has the option to go for an ink jet and a laser one. It depends upon the requirements of the users to decide whether to buy an ink jet and a laser printer. Meanwhile, the users need to consider various aspects such as type, size, running costs and price and service availability while selecting a printer. How does a laser printer works? It uses a laser beam to print the picture on the drum and then transferring it to the paper. On the other hand, an inkjet printer uses tiny jets to spray the ink into the paper forming the image on the page. Hence, the basic difference between the inkjet and laser is the difference in the technology used.
Inkjet printers versus laser printers
Inkjet printers are not only most suitable for small print volumes but also can print anything from spreadsheets to brochures to word documents to photos. Besides, Inkjet ones are far more affordable than laser ones. On the other hand, laser printers are specifically designed for more advanced print jobs and their print quality is far superior to that of the inkjet printer. They can take voluminous workloads and print at a much faster speed.