Don't-Miss Printer Stories

Fight Ink and Toner Addiction With Adobe's LeanPrint

Under the right conditions, this utility can significantly lower your paper and ink or toner expenditures, but supported programs are not numerous and the SuperSaver feature is finicky.

Brother MFC-9125CN Review: Brisk, Affordable Color Laser MFP With Mediocre Color Output

Compared to other low-cost models, the MFC-9215CN stands out for having reasonably good speed and toner costs--but color quality is mediocre.

Canon Pixma MX432 Review: Basic MFP, Pricey Black Ink

This is a good basic multifunction printer for PC users, but the black ink is pricey and there's no duplexing support for the Mac.

Samsung ML-2165W Review: Simple, Cheap, Compact

This basic monochrome laser is suited for low-volume use, boasting a minimal purchase price and size--but also minimal features and maximal toner costs.

Canon Pixma MX512 Review: Nice Output, Pricey Black Ink

This competent, low-volume multifunction printer offers good output and speed, but costly black ink and some design oddities are drawbacks.

HP Photosmart 5520 e-All-in-One Review: A Welcome Replacement

The Photosmart 5520 offers the duplexing and layout options that its predecessor lacked, making it one of the better--and more stylish--buys among low-cost, low-volume multifunction printers.

HP Officejet Pro 8100 ePrinter Review: Fast, Inexpensive Operation

Small workgroups looking at color lasers should note that this inkjet is faster and cheaper to operate, and that it can print crisp text as well as very nice photos.

Canon Pixma MX892 Review: Nice Paper Handling, Good Speed, So-So Costs

This inkjet multifunction printer has good speed and appealing features for a small or home office, but some similarly priced competitors offer a better design or cheaper inks.

Ink-onomics: Can You Save Money By Spending More on Your Printer?

Should you buy a lower-priced printer whose inks cost more per page, or a higher-priced printer that uses more-economical supplies? Our printer comparison calculator will help you decide.

Kodak Hero 3.1 All-in-One Printer Review: Bargain Price, Cheap Ink, Great Photos

For a bargain price, this multifunction printer offers great photo quality and low-cost ink--with just a glitch or two.

HP LaserJet Pro 400 Color Printer M451dn Review: Great Output, Pricey Toner

Tuned for speed and attractive output, this small-office printer sings--but it hits a sour note with high-priced toner and absurdly expensive memory.

The Best Deals on Printer Ink

Sick of getting gouged for ink? We did the math to figure out which printer manufacturers offer decent deals and which ones really stick it to you.

Epson Workforce Pro WP-4020 Review: Great Price, Great Output, Cheap Ink

Great output and performance complemented by inexpensive inks make this printer a small-office standout. The one-year warranty is one of its few disappointments.