Archives for October 2014


The other day a prospect said that he wanted to compare “apples to apples”  with the various quotes he was gathering.  I’ve heard that before so I didn’t dwell on it.  However, later it occurred to me that’s hard to do that with used copiers because the introduction date of the copier is critical.  Do you think it’s better to buy a 3 year old copier with 300,000 on the meter or a 5 year old copier with 200,000 on the meter.  The answer is a 3 year old copier and the rest of the blog explains why.  The ideal situation is a 3 year old copier with 200,000 on the meter but that’s the subject of a future blog. Most people would approach the above question as if they were buying a car but with copiers that’s not so.  You always need to be aware of the availability and compatibility of print/scan drivers for your computer Operating System.  Windows 7 works with everything but you’ll eventually get Windows 8 or 10 and scan drivers may be unavailable for the used copier you bought.  Or it … [Read more...]