Looking to buy a new printer that will give you big bang for your bucks? Here are three of the best printers for early 2010.
Canon PIXMA MX860 Wireless All-In-One Office Printer
At its price point, this printer lets you print up to 9600 x 2400 maximum color dpi with 1pl and a five individual ink tank system. It also lets you print from anywhere in your home with its wireless connectivity feature. The Canon PIXMA MX860 is also equipped with a 35-sheet Auto Document Feeder that allows you to scan and copy original documents fast. It's also environmentally-friendly with its Auto Duplex Printing feature that allows you to print 2-sided documents easily. Other features of this printer include password protection for scanned copies in PDF format, 2.5-inch LCD screen, auto image fix, super G3 fax, and built-in Ethernet. The printer also supports memory card input, PictBridge, and an optional Bluetooth feature. (Price: $129.99)
HP Officejet 6500 Wireless All-In-One Inkjet Printer
HP's Officejet 6500 Wireless All-In-One Inkjet Printer offers print, fax, scan, and copy facility minus the annoying cable wires that you need to connect the printer with office computers. This wireless printer boasts of up to 40% lower costs per page plus less energy consumption than most laser printers available in the market today. It has four individual HP Officejet inks that produce good quality black text as well as colorful graphics. It lets you print up to 250 pages without needing to reload the paper tray and has an automatic document feeder to help you with your fax, scan, and copy chores. Connectivity-wise, this printer is top-notch as well. For its technical specs, take a gander at the following: 7ppm for black and color prints with maximum of 32ppm black and 31ppm color prints, two line text LCD display, embedded wireless 802.11, 250-sheet input tray, 50-sheet output tray, automatic two-sided printing, 35-sheet ADF, and 32 MB memory with a processor speed of 192MHz. (Price: $147.87)
Epson Artisan 810 Color Inkjet AIO Printer
There is nothing not to like about Epson Artisan 810 Color Inkjet All-In-One Printer. It's sleek, classic, and black design alone is enough reason to consider getting this printer. It lets you print, scan, and access memory card slots from any room in your house with its fast Wi-Fi and Ethernet connectivity feature. It also has a 7.8-inch touch panel for viewing, editing and restoring faded color photos. The printer also has the usual 2-sided printing and Automatic Document Feeder. The Epson Artisan 810 color inkjet printer boasts of maximum print speeds of 38ppm and laser quality print of up to 9.5ppm and 9.1ppm color prints. Now, here's a rather extra-ordinary feature of printer, you can use it to charge up your cell phone, mp3 player, or any other portable devices too. ($199.99)