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Building an Efficient Office Layout

Best Copy Machine Placement for High Productivity and Easy Access Building an efficient office layout is no easy task. You’ve got a lot of different equipment to consider, not to mention the human beings! One of the more difficult decisions to make when trying to come up with the most

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Storing Documents on a Copier Hard Drive

When you’re shopping around for a new copier, it’s important to know that these days most most copiers will enable you to store information right on the copier hard drive. Just like a computer, most copiers contain hard drives that allow you to store and retrieve documents. Nearly every copier

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Copier Hard Drive Security

Last week we wrote about the benefits and convenience that comes with storing frequently accessed documents right in your copier’s memory. While we do recommend using this feature when it’s appropriate to do so, we realize that copier hard drive security is a growing concern amongst consumers. Just like on

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What’s The Best Copier?

Every day I’m asked who makes the best copier — but truthfully, that’s a difficult question to answer. The best copier for my needs may not be the best copier for yours, because every business is different. When it comes to comparing copiers, many of them are equal in a

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How To Buy a Copier

Many customers walk into Dean Office Solutions not knowing the first thing about how to buy a copier. They’re not sure what they’re looking for, what features they need, or even how much they want to spend. Because this happens so often, I felt it would be beneficial to put

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Copier Rental: Why Rent Instead of Buy

Often customers are surprised when they learn we offer copier rental — “Why would anyone rent a machine instead of buying or leasing one? Isn’t that more expensive?” Yes, absolutely, long-term copier rental would end up being more expensive than either buying or leasing a copier. But the thing about

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Best Multifunction Printer

When customers ask what our best multifunction printer is, I can think of a number of great machines, but the one that fits most peoples’ needs is the Sharp MX-M264N. The reason why I recommend the Sharp MX-M264N as the best multifunction printer is because of its combination of performance

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Onsite Printer Repair

There are a few questions I always get from new customers who are interested in service contracts: Do you offer onsite printer repair? Are you able to repair all types of equipment? How fast are your turnaround times? Customers are always happy to hear that yes, we do offer onsite

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How To Fix A Printer: When DIY is Your Best Option

If you came here looking for how to fix a printer, chances are you’re looking to repair your own home or office printer yourself rather than getting a professional to look at it. That’s understandable — even though we specialize in fixing office equipment, we highly recommend customers take care

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The Dangers of Buying Cheap Toner

One of the questions I get a lot, particularly from high volume users who go through a lot of toner, is whether or not it’s safe to switch to cheap toner that’s not made by the original equipment manufacturer (OEM). Before I answer that question, let me first say it

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