The Age-Old Printer Battle: Color vs. Black and White - Paper Handling
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
Paper Handling Advantage: B&W Because paper-handling features usually go hand-in-hand with faster speed and higher duty cycle, a monochrome printer at any given price will usually have better paper-handling features, whether standard or as options that a color model doesn't offer. Possibilities include a higher paper capacity; duplexing; or a stacker, sorter or finisher.