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When To Replace Your Copier or Printer

It's important to replace your business printer or copier before it breaks down or becomes outdated, which can negatively impact productivity and workflow. Here are some signs that it may be time to replace your printer or copier:

  • Age: If your printer or copier is more than five years old, it may be time to consider replacing it. Older equipment may be less efficient and have more maintenance issues.
  • Cost of maintenance: If you are spending a lot of money on repairs and maintenance, it may be more cost-effective to replace the equipment.
  • Outdated technology: If your printer or copier doesn't have the necessary features and capabilities for your business needs, it may be time to upgrade to new technology.
  • Inefficiency: If your printer or copier is slow, prone to errors, or has a low output capacity, it may be slowing down your workflow and negatively impacting productivity.
  • Energy efficiency: Newer printers and copiers are often more energy-efficient than older models, which can save your business money on energy costs. See Epson’s New Line
  • Security: If your printer or copier is not secure, it may be putting your business at risk for data breaches or other security issues. Newer models often have better security features to protect your sensitive information.

Ultimately, you should consider the age, cost of maintenance, technology, efficiency, energy efficiency, and security of your printer or copier when deciding if it's time to replace it. If you're unsure, consult with a trusted IT professional to assess your current equipment and make a recommendation.