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The daughter of a mechanical engineer, Melissa grew up playing with machine parts and still loves getting into the nuts and bolts of how things work. She is never happier than when she is on a factory tour.

Lexmark Interact S605 Inkjet Multifunction Printer Has a Great Touchscreen but Awful Ink Prices

This machine has a few nice features, but its expensive inks make it a dicey deal for small or home offices.

Lexmark Pinnacle Pro901 Boasts a Touchscreen and Supercheap Black Ink

You pay more for the machine but less for its ink, which is a reasonable trade-off--especially considering the plentiful features that accompany this MFP.

Lexmark's Impact S305 Inkjet MFP Recoups a Low Purchase Price With Very Expensive Inks

It’s nice that such an inexpensive MFP includes Wi-Fi, but only low-volume users could tolerate the expensive inks.

Canon Pixma MX350 Offers Good Features for the Price, but Ink Costs Are High

Higher-than-average ink costs mar an otherwise versatile and affordable MFP.

Canon Pixma MX340 Inkjet MFP Fits a Low-Price, Low-Volume Lifestyle

Speed and print quality are decent, but the pricey black ink limits this unit to low-volume home use.

Canon Pixma MX870: Well-Balanced Multifunction Printer Performs Well, Offers Inexpensive Ink

This well-balanced MFP offers excellent output, good performance, and low ink costs, making it a good match for a small office or a busy family.

Kodak ESP 7250 Inkjet Multifunction Printer: Easy and Fun, but Not Fast

Kodak continues to shine with photos prints and low ink costs, but this unit's plain-paper output is a bit on the light side.

Printers: Best Places to Buy

If you're looking for a printer, we found Best Buy to be the best place to shop, followed by CDW and Staples.

Dell 3330dn

Dell's 3330dn monochrome laser printer may not look exceptional, with its compact footprint, low price, and rather basic feature set. But it offers impressive...

Oki C610dtn Color LED Printer Offers Fast Performance and Cheap Toner

Although the C610dtn’s color quality needs some tweaking, the printer's speed and economy advantages offset that drawback.

Dell 3330dn Monochrome Laser is Superfast, Superaffordable

Nearly perfect for a busy workgroup, this monochrome laser printer is speedy and offers automatic duplexing, along with modest (but upgradable) paper handling.

HP Officejet Pro 8000 Wireless

HP's Officejet Pro 8000 Wireless color inkjet printer could cure some small offices or workgroups of their color-laser envy. Even the lowest-end color lasers...

HP Officejet 6000 Wireless: Cheap Business Inkjet Delivers the Goods

A small-office bargain, this printer offers good performance and plentiful features for the price--and its inks are budget-friendly, too.

Canon Pixma iP2702 Starts as a Bargain, but Inks Aren’t Cheap

This inkjet printer may be cheap to buy, but its high ink costs and mediocre performance make it less of a deal than you’d think.

Canon Pixma iP4700: Bargain Inkjet Printer Offers Low-Cost Ink and Automatic Duplexing

A nice bargain, this low-cost printer offers good speed and print quality, plus unusually high paper capacity (300 sheets).