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Copier Lease Pitfalls: a Case Study

Leasing a copier/printer/scanner is a smart way to acquire this type of office machine. Leasing, as opposed to buying a new machine outright, does not require a big outlay of cash since most leases do not require a down payment.   Additionally, everything needed to run the machine can be included

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Kyocera Copier Repair: Why Choose a Certified Technician

Similar to a specialized auto mechanic that focuses on a certain car model, a Kyocera Copier Repair technician is not only familiar with the product, but knows its strengths and weaknesses and exactly how to fix it. For the customer this has many positives advantages. At Dean Office Solutions we

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WHY WORK WITH A LOCAL SHARP COPIER DEALER?

Dean Office Solutions, LLC is your local authorized Sharp Copier Dealer. Using a local Sharp copier dealer for your printer/Scanner/Fax needs and service can help your office be more productive. An independent business has a different agenda than larger competitors. A larger dealer or manufacturer sales rep has quota numbers

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A Color Copier or Black & White?

Customers who have always leased or purchased black and white copiers should ask themselves if a color/black and white multi-functional Copier/Printer/Scanner may make more sense. Years ago, a color copier was several times the cost of a black-only unit. Also if you wanted to use it to print that was

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Understanding Copier Maintenance Contracts

This article deals with service contracts and maintenance contracts for copiers and multifunctional equipment. If you are a medium or high volume user you should always have some type of service agreement for your copier maintenance needs. Medium volume equates to a business that does 3,000 copies per month or

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Certified Used Konica Minolta Copiers Save Buyers up to 50%

For nearly 20 years I have dealt extensively with Konica/Minolta Copiers & Multi-functionals. At Dean Office Solutions we sell and lease a large volume of Certified Used Konica Minolta equipment. To qualify for Certified Used Status the Konica equipment must meet our stringent criteria. Equipment must have a low meter

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Copier Lease Rates: Fair Market Value vs. $1 Buy Out

I am often asked whether a customer should enter into a Fair Market Value Lease or one with a $1.00 Buy-Out. Generally, I suggest the Fair Market Lease for several reasons. Copier Lease Rate Conundrum? First of all the dollars come out to pretty much the same either for the

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What is a Copier Lease Audit?

Most equipment in our industry is leased. Often copier lease contracts are misplaced or not kept track of in the busy day-to-day environment we all have to deal with. Unfortunately, office equipment leasing is not as easy to deal with as an automobile lease is. Often companies find themselves paying out

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Is a Pre-Owned / Used Copier Right for My Business?

At Dean Office Solutions, LLC we offer both new and reconditioned Copier/Printer/Scanner/Fax equipment. I am often asked if a pre-owned piece of equipment might make sense for a customer. These days, most of the time, the answer is yes. Due to the state of the economy, there is a tremendous

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