Archives for November 2012


The two big factors to consider before buying a used copier is meter reading and age.  An old copier with a low meter may sound like a great deal but there will be connectivity challenges.  Copier manufacturers aren't going to provide Scanning Drivers for older legacy models since their population is dwindling.  Since most people are scanning with their copiers this is important.  Many of the older copiers are limited to Windows XP. One work around is to get new computers but keep at least one XP on the network so the old copier will still be able to scan as a shared device.  However, it will still be a slow process compared to what the newer used copiers can do. Another important criteria is the meter reading.  What good is it to get a late model used copier if the meter is really high!  That's like buying a two year old rental car from Hertz with 100,000 miles on the odometer.  We like to sell used copiers with under 300K on the meter.  Most copiers can go to a million pages so … [Read more...]