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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.

Epson B-510DN Inkjet Printer Rivals Color Lasers With its High Speed and Low Ink Costs

Businesses that think they want a color laser should look at this alternative: It’s fast, very cheap to use, and generally better at photos.

Epson B-510DN Inkjet Printer Rivals Color Lasers With Its High Print Speeds and Low Ink Costs

Businesses considering a color laser should look at this alternative before buying: It’s fast, very cheap to use, and prints better photos.

Five Smart Printer Shopping Tips

Inkjet or laser? Single-function printer or MFP? Our shopping advice can help you decide.

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...