The Age-Old Printer Battle: Color vs. Black and White - Monthly Duty Cycle: General

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2008-01-03 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The day will surely come when there's no choice in printers: There will be color and color. But today, it's worth taking a fresh look at the pros and cons of color and monochrome printers. The results may surprise you.

By M. David Stone

 
 
 
Monthly Duty Cycle: General Advantage: B&W At any price point, a monochrome printer will usually have a higher maximum duty cycle--the maximum number of pages it can print per month without driving up repair costs. Fortunately, though, most color and monochrome printers have higher maximum duty cycles than most offices need. (The rule of thumb: For maximum printer lifetime, the duty cycle should be three times your actual print volume.)
The Age-Old Printer Battle: Color vs. Black and White - Monthly Duty Cycle: General
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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