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Three Top Home Office Printer Options

Trying to find the right printer for your home office is not an easy task. First of all, you have to decide if you want an inkjet printer or a laser printer.  The quick distinction between the two is that laser printers are faster but they do not handle color very well.  And they tend to be on the pricier side. Still, here is a list of some of the best home office printers on the market today.


With a print speed of 22 pages per minute and a paper capacity of 150 sheets, this laser printer as affordable as it is versatile.  As a matter of fact, this laser printer might actually cost less than many inkjets and is still capable of double-sided wireless printing.  The Ricoh SP-213w has an impressive print resolution of 1200 x 600 dpl with an estimated monthly duty cycle of 20,000 pages per month; so don’t let its small size fool you.  And with manual duplex, a Print and Scan mobile app, and PCL support with a two-year (European) warranty, this might be an excellent printer not just for the office, but for your home, too.Image result for Three Top Home Office Printer Options


Also sitting at a highly competitive price, this massive laser printer (it weighs roughly 24kg) also has comparable specs.  With a starter toner kit that can manage about 1000 initial pages (and perhaps even better than inkjets) the Ricoh SPC-240DN has a duty cycle of roughly 30,000 pages a month and can print a still impressive 16 pages per minute (in black-and-white or color).  It does have a significant 250-page input tray, Ethernet ports, and USB ports, but with a print resolution of only 600 x 600 dpl, it does not produce the highest quality work.

HP PageWide Pro 477dw

It might not be too pretty, but this workhorse can do it all—and at more than twice the price of many others on this list, it better get the job done.  Thankfully, the HP PageWide Pro 477dw offers extremely fast printing with high-end paper handling capabilities. Indeed, this monstrous printing master can crank out a whopping 55 pages per minute, which means it can go through its 50-sheet automatic document feeder in no time!  Also, this model offers wired Ethernet and wireless networking connectivity (both WiFi Direct and NFC) and a fully multitasking, large, touch-capable LCD screen that makes the 477dw suitable for both the home and the office.