First of all, we should make a choice according to our own use, and make clear whether to print in black and white or in color for home or office. What are the requirements for printing speed and quality? Finally, we can choose a printer of a well-known brand that is suitable for our own budget.
Now there are many kinds of laser printers on the market, and the quality is also uneven. If you want to choose a durable laser printer, you need to carefully compare the production efficiency, energy saving, stability, cost performance and other aspects of the product according to your own needs.
The service life and printing load of the host (marked as monthly printing volume). The service life of the host is directly related to the use cost of the printer; and the printing load refers to that each printer has a limit on the number of continuous printing in a certain period of time. This index is measured by month, and the maximum number of prints per month is taken as the index. If the limit is exceeded, the printing effect and the life of the printer will be seriously affected. Therefore, enterprise users must pay attention to choosing the printer with large printing load as far as possible.
Size of memory
彩色激光打印机一般都自带内存，内存的大小直接关系到可容纳打印队列的长度。由于企业中各台计算机可能在同一时段向打印机发出命令，因此打印机内必须能够容纳足够长的打印队列，如打印机内存过小的话，则会造成打印队列的丢失，轻则影响工作效率，重则造成文件丢失的损失。因此，在选购时请注意一下打印机自带内存的大小。目前选购的彩色激光打印机的自带内存至少应在 32MB 以上。
Color laser printers usually have their own memory, the size of which is directly related to the length of the printing queue. Because each computer in the enterprise may issue commands to the printer at the same time, the printer must be able to accommodate a long enough print queue. If the memory of the printer is too small, it will cause the loss of print queue, affect work efficiency, or cause the loss of files. Therefore, please pay attention to the size of the printer’s own memory when purchasing. At present, the memory of the color laser printer should be at least 32MB.
Network connection technology
The color laser printer is generally shared by many computers in the enterprise, and is usually connected with the local area network. Therefore, the network interface equipment must be taken into account when purchasing. Some models have their own network card. If they don’t have their own network card, you should pay attention to whether there are network connection equipment interfaces or slots, and whether the installation is convenient, so as to avoid unnecessary trouble.
In addition to the above points, users should also consider whether to support double-sided printing, the size of the carton, whether to bring their own font, whether to bring their own hard disk, working voltage requirements, working noise level, etc. Users can choose according to their actual situation.
How to choose laser printer?
1. When choosing a printer, make clear the user’s purpose first
If you want to buy a practical printer, you should first choose according to your own use. For example, the choice of ordinary family users and enterprise users will certainly not be the same; the choice of large enterprises and start-ups will certainly not be the same. Therefore, a clear purpose is the first step to choose a laser printer.
2. Choose laser printer with high printing speed
在这样的快时代，打印机的效率十分重要，因此选择激光打印机，重要一点就是要看打印效率，黑白打印一般每分钟在 20 页左右，是基本要求。比如 HP MFP M132nw 多功能一体机，每分钟打印 22 页，而且出纸槽一次可打印 100 页，无需守在打印机旁，操作起来又快又省心。
In such a fast era, the efficiency of the printer is very important, so the important point of choosing a laser printer is to see the printing efficiency. Black and white printing is generally about 20 pages per minute, which is the basic requirement. For example, HP MFP m132nw multi-function all-in-one machine can print 22 pages per minute, and the paper outlet slot can print 100 pages at a time, so it does not need to stay by the printer, so it is fast and easy to operate.
3. Priority of energy saving laser printer
有调查显示，打印成本中，购买硬件设备的成本仅占 13%，而耗材成本、打印设备的后期管理、维护等流程成本高达 87%。就拿电费来说，天长日久聚沙成塔，看似不起眼也能给用户带来极大的成本负担。因此，无论哪种用户，节能打印机都是必选项。
A survey shows that the cost of purchasing hardware equipment only accounts for 13% of the printing cost, while the cost of consumables, printing equipment management, maintenance and other process costs as high as 87%. Take the electricity bill as an example. It seems insignificant and can bring huge cost burden to users. Therefore, no matter what kind of users, energy-saving printer is a must.
4. High comprehensive efficiency can reduce printing cost
In the calculation of printing cost, there is a formula, that is, the average single page printing cost = the consumables cost of a certain period of time / the corresponding printing quantity. In other words, the lower the cost of single page printing, the more cost-effective the printer is. The main consumables of laser printer are toner cartridge and toner. In general, the laser printer with toner cartridge separation is more economical.
5. It’s important to choose a durable leather model
与耗材这样的显性成本相比，购入打印机后的维护、保养等隐性成本，也必须考虑。比如，个别用户为了省钱，购买一些品质较低的激光打印机，但是后期使用时，不耐用稳定性极差，常常会出现卡纸、连续打印不顺畅，字迹不清晰等现象，甚至会三天两头罢工，这类打印故障，不仅会造成浪费，还会增加修理维护成本，影响正常使用。因此，无论是哪种用户，在选择打印机的时候，都不要贪图便宜，选择皮实耐用的产品。就好比 HP MFP M132 nw 激光多功能一体机，不仅功能强大，而且使用者反馈也很好，尤其是稳定性让很多用户满意。
Compared with the explicit cost of consumables, the implicit cost of printer maintenance must also be considered. For example, in order to save money, individual users buy some low-quality laser printers, but when they use them in the later stage, they are not durable and have poor stability. There are often paper jams, unsmooth continuous printing, unclear handwriting and other phenomena, and even strikes every two days. Such printing failures will not only cause waste, but also increase the cost of repair and maintenance, and affect the normal use. Therefore, no matter what kind of users, when choosing a printer, they should not be greedy for cheap and choose durable leather products. Just like HP MFP m132 NW laser all-in-one machine, not only powerful, but also user feedback is very good, especially the stability makes many users satisfied.