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Ricoh Supplies and Toner at the Right Price

Ricoh printers provide offices and businesses of nearly any size with the ability to produce high quality, professional prints while still remaining cost effective. To get the most out of your Ricoh printer, you need the right Ricoh supplies and toner at the right price. To help you get the very most out of your printer as well as get the most out of your budget, Ricoh printers support both genuine Ricoh toner and ink, as well as quality compatible toner and ink that can provide the same quality and clarity as genuine toner at a more cost efficient price.

Ricoh produces a variety of printers, both color and monochrome, that are each uniquely designed to meet the needs of businesses large and small. To help you meet the needs of your business, Ricoh produces a wide variety of toners in varies colors and page yields. For the Ricoh Aficio series of printers, toner comes available as single cartridges capable of producing a page yield of as much as 11,000 pages, as and money saving multi packs that can provide you with an incredible 66,000 page yield for a price that is easy to manage.  These high capacity toner cartridges are only two of numerous options available for Ricoh printers in the Aficio series, making it easy for you to find the right toner cartridge at a price that works for you without forcing you to sacrifice on print quality or page yield.

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In addition to Ricoh toner and ink for their printers, Ricoh also produces a wide range of compatible ink for their fax machines. The Ricoh fax series can support several genuine Ricoh ink cartridges, including high yield ink cartridges that can produce as much as 30,000 pages before needing to be replaced. For users who don’t need such a high capacity from their toner for their Ricoh fax machine, lower capacity ink cartridges capable of printing as much as 4,500 pages are also available.

Ricoh printer supplies don’t end with toner and ink. To keep your Ricoh printer or fax machine working it’s best and producing high quality image and text, replacement drums, fuser units and waste toners are also available.

Whether you choose to utilize genuine Ricoh toner and ink, or choose to use a quality compatible toner or ink, you can be certain your printer will continue to print the highest quality images and text from the first page you print to the very last.

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Xerox 8560, 8550, and 8500 solid ink color printers

The Xerox 8560, 8550, and 8500 solid ink color printers designed to print as much as 85,000 pages per month at a rate of 30 pages per minute. These printers can support a max media capacity of 1675 pages, and can print with a resolution of 600 dpi by 600 dpi. For more information on the Xerox 8560, 8550, and 8500, read the full article here.

Xerox 8560

Xerox 8560

The Xerox 8560, 8550, and 8500 are solid ink color printers designed to meet them needs of medium sized offices. These printers boast monthly duty cycles of as much as 85,000 pages, making them more than capable of meeting the needs of busy offices. Despite their large monthly duty cycles, these printers are compact enough to fit into an office of any size without making you sacrifice on quality or speed.

For connectivity, the Xerox 8560, 8550, and 8500 need only high-speed USB cables as well as wired Ethernet connections. These printers are supported by Windows, Apple, Novell, Linux and UNIX based operating systems.

The Xerox 8560, 8550, and 8500 utilize Xerox solid ink sticks for printing in both black and white and full color. These Xerox solid ink sticks provide more even and consistent color that traditional laser toner cartridges, and are more environmentally friendly. These solid ink color sticks are available in black, magenta, cyan, and yellow. TheXerox 8560, 8550, and 8500 can each print as much as 30 pages per minute for black and white and full color prints at a resolution of 600 dpi by 600 dpi. The Xerox 8560, 8550, and 8500 have a first page out time of as little as 5 seconds.

The Xerox 8560, 8550, and 8500 are powered by 600 MHz processors and come with 256MB of RAM. This memory can be upgraded to as much as 1 GB for users that need more memory in their printer. The Xerox 8560, 8550, and 8500 come with max page capacities of 1675 pages, with output trays capable of supporting 300 sheets.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Save $$ Using Compatible Ink and Toner

Business is all about increasing your bottom line. One simple, but often overlooked, way to do this is to use ink and toner that is compatible with your printer. Toner is required for printing with laser printers and copiers, while ink is used for traditional printers and copiers. While toner is usually more expensive than ink, replacing either toner or ink with compatible toner and ink from vendors other than the printer’s manufacturer can help your business save a substantial amount of money.

Printers often come equipped with starter ink and toner made by the manufacturer; however, when it is time to replace the ink and toner, you may want to opt for compatible ink or compatible toner that may not be made by the manufacturer of the printer, but can still deliver the same high-quality results. Ink and toner cartridges are not cheap, and typically account for a significant percentage of the overall cost of a printer. In fact, some toner cartridges are so expensive that it is actually cheaper to purchase a new printer when the starter toner runs out than to purchase replacement toner. Rather than purchasing a new printer, there is a more feasible alternative. Making a simple change to compatible ink or toner can save money in the short run and over the life of the printer. But how do you know what ink or toner is compatible with your printer?

Compatible ink and toner is just like name-brand ink and toner. They are manufactured according to the OEM cartridge specifications, which will enable you to easily find which ink or toner is right for your printer. The main reason why the compatible ink and toner can be purchased at a reduced cost is simply because they do not have the brand name that is attached to the much more expensive toner and ink—that’s it. Many compatible ink and toner refills are also manufactured in certified facilities to ensure the consumer receives products of the highest quality. Contrary to popular belief, using compatible ink and toner for your printer will also not void any warranty that comes with your printer. Start saving money today. Opt for compatible ink and toner!

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How to Keep Focused During your Work Day

It’s one of the most common dilemmas when at work, staying focused and on task to complete the job you set out to do. Staying focused can also have a lot to do with your immediate environment, not being challenged at your job, or simply not getting enough sleep. With a small shift in your thinking, staying focused may be easier than you once thought. Follow these helpful tips to make your day more productive, and to keep you on track and focused throughout your workday.

  • Make a goal list before the day starts: Throughout your day make a running list of goals and tasks that you haven’t gotten to. This will help you form a list for the next day. Goal lists are helpful for keeping focused during the day, when you are bombarded with coworkers asking you questions, and bosses keeping you from tasks that you started off to do.  For those that have too long of lists, prioritize what parts of your goals are realistic, and which that are not.
  • Make your immediate environment conducive for work: While many think that a cluttered desk is a sign of being busy, it can also be a sign of disorganization and lack of productivity.  Consider creating an environment in your office, desk or work area to be able to find what you need quickly, as opposed to being taken off your tasks every time you search for a pad of paper.  Organize your office with colorful file folders, periodical organizers, and pleasurable mementos around your area to keep you feeling great while working. You will be surprised how much easier it is to stay on task when you love your surroundings.
  • Plan your distractions time: If you know your most unproductive times of the day are when you check your email, take walks to the vending machine, or surf the internet, plan these times as goals after you finish your assigned tasks and goals. Planning distraction time into your day will help you stay motivated to complete your dull work, and will make your distractions feel more enjoyable as opposed to full of guilt. If possible, use smart phones, or other electronic devices to check in on email and social media at other times, such as lunch breaks and before/after work to make the most of your work time, and to keep you focused.

Keeping focused during the day will help you complete your workday on time, and help you go home happier. Consider getting more rest the night before and consider laying off of sugary snacks and highly caffeinated drinks. Also consider light music played in your office, or through headphones on your MP3 player to block out distractions in your office. Before you know it, your unproductive days will be a distant memory, and coming to work will be much more enjoyable.

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