This unit will immediately find favour with ladies as it is creamy white and far more likely to fit in with the colour scheme. It is also rather stylish being sleeker than most other All In One units. It is fully touch controlled.

727700 Canon PIXMA MG5450 All In One Colour PrinteCanon Pixma MG5450

Published in Printers/Scanners by paul_smart on 11 Nov 2013
A three in one printer, that means it prints, scans and copies. The black colour may mean it is hidden from ‘they who must be obeyed’ when in the lounge but it can be connected by Wi-Fi and in fact can do extra things when in Wi-Fi rather than USB mode.
Brother continues to develop its range of multifunction devices. This latest model is aimed more at the office rather than home users.

710714 irispen express 7 optical peIRISPen Express 7

Published in Printers/Scanners by paul_smart on 22 Sep 2013
While it shaped life a pen it is not one, it is a scanner – a rather good one – for scanning items into such things as Microsoft Office, it also has another function in that if you right click an image it converts it into a small PDF.

710709 Canon PIXMA MX455 All In One Colour PrinteCanon Pixma MX455

Published in Printers/Scanners by paul_smart on 16 Sep 2013
A four in one device is normally called multi-function, while a three in one device is often called an All In One, this is from the former category as not only does it scan, copy and print it also has a fax ability for those who still use it.

702962 IRIS IRISCan Executive Book A Handheld Scanner

Published in Printers/Scanners by mfereday on 20 Aug 2013
Many years ago my first scanner was a handheld device, shaped a bit like a paintbrush, with a scanning width of about 4-inches. A more modern version increases the scanning width and adds Wi-Fi capability.
This is a four in one item often called a multi function device. It can print either from a PC or memory stick, it can scan either to a PC or memory stick, send and receive faxes for those who still use this feature and it can also copy.

696014 Canon PIXMA MX925 All In One Colour PrinteCanon PIXMA MX925

Published in Printers/Scanners by mfereday on 18 Jul 2013
Continuing my look at various Canon printers, it is the turn of a model more suited to an office environment.

697206 hp all in one officejet 276DHP All In One 276DW

Published in Printers/Scanners by paul_smart on 10 Jul 2013
This is a four in one device and somewhat larger than recent items of this sort. Being black it will either need to work in an office, in the home of a Goth or be secreted away behind a sofa or in a cupboard, with Wi-Fi or Network it can be.

694259 Brother HL3140CW A4 Colour Laser PrinteA Colour Laser Printer

Published in Printers/Scanners by mfereday on 2 Jul 2013
Normally when I get to see a colour printer, it is an inkjet model but in this case the printer is a laser unit.

692070 Hewlett Packard PS7520 Wireless Color Photo PrinteHP PhotoSmart7520

Published in Printers/Scanners by paul_smart on 10 June 2013
This is a multi-function unit which means it also has fax as well printing, scanning and copying, I actually recently found a business that still uses fax, my local Pharmacy as urgent prescriptions can be sent from doctors surgeries.

690644 Canon PIXMA MX455 All In One Colour PrinteCanon PIXMA MX455

Published in Printers/Scanners by mfereday on 30 May 2013
Yet another Canon multifunction device has arrived on my workspace for testing.

690055 Brother DCP J4110DW all in one print scan coBrother DCP-J4110DW

Published in Printers/Scanners by mfereday on 21 May 2013
While A3 printers can easily print A4 documents, it is unusual to come across an A4 printer that can produce A3 documents unless it is a Brother unit.
The Epson Expression Photo XP-850 is a multi-function device that is aimed more at the photo enthusiast than a general purpose user.
This is a three in one device as it scans copies and prints. Scanning can be done without any intervention once you start the wizard, at the other extreme I have never seen so many choices for copying should you wish to use them.

688624 canon pixma mx525 multi function printeCanon PIXMA MX525

Published in Printers/Scanners by mfereday on 30 Apr 2013
Having recently finished running the rule over the PIXMA MX395, it was almost a case of de je vu as I unpacked the latest unit to arrive from Canon, The new unit is the PIXMA MX525 and, like the earlier model, is a multifunction device offering the user print, copy, scan and Fax capabilities. The PIXMA MX525 was extremely similar in appearance with its rounded corner plinth top and reflecting black coating. Even the dimensions of 358 x 200 x 455

688387 IRISCard Anywhere 5 ScanneA Portable Card Scanner

Published in Printers/Scanners by mfereday on 25 Apr 2013
Even with Bluetooth allowing personal data to be transmitted over the airwaves between devices, business cards continue to be the main method used by many when supplying others with their personal details. The problem then exists of what to do with this information apart, of course, from forgetting about it and leaving the cards in your pocket thus increasing the risk that they could become mixed up with your own cards. Rather than take the time and effort to type in the information into a con

688354 HP CZ022B620 envy 120 e all in one wifi eprinHP Envy 120E AllinOne

Published in Printers/Scanners by paul_smart on 19 Apr 2013
HP first delivered an Envy in the period when they sent nothing out for review, this then is a much later version and is the first to make its way into my office to be given the once over, it may even please the all-seeing lounge police!

687814 Canon PIXMA MX395 All In One Colour PrinteCanon PIXMA MX395

Published in Printers/Scanners by mfereday on 16 Apr 2013
The latest Canon printer to arrive in my work space belongs to the company’s small office/home range.
Although an ordinary flat-bed scanner handles individual documents and photos without any difficulty, there are problems when one needs to scan pages in a book or any other bound material. This is because the spine prevents the pages being held flat on the scanner’s platen and so you get a very distorted portion of the image. With its OpticBook 3800, Plustek has produced an effective solution to this problem in a machine which does not take up too much d

687418 iris scan moutIRIScan Mouse

Published in Printers/Scanners by mfereday on 9 Apr 2013
Where once it was enough for a device to satisfy discerning users by performing a single function, now devices need to be multi-functional in order to loosen customers’ purse strings and make a sale.
This is a printer, and this unit has multiple connection types, USB, Ethernet and Wireless, so it can work in the home, SOHO, small office and even larger office settings as a workgroup unit, so it is an all round unit.

687474 Brother DCP J4110DW multi function printeBrother DCP-J4110DW

Published in Printers/Scanners by paul_smart on 25 Mar 2013
This is an All in One unit with a big plus in that paper is fed landscape even though in normal use it will still print in portrait. The major difference is that the unit’s depth is somewhat less than when paper is stored in portrait.

686611 Epson XP605 AIO Expression Premium Wi Fi Photo PrinteA White Printer

Published in Printers/Scanners by mfereday on 21 Mar 2013
It has been several months since I last took a look at an Epsom printer. Bringing this period to an end is a new multifunction unit in white.
Some say size is important, certainly for this All in One lack of size is vital as this is a portable unit that has a battery for when mains power is unavailable. It connects via Bluetooth or USB so no leads are required for the former.

684956 canon pixma mg6350 all in one printePIXMA MG6350

Published in Printers/Scanners by mfereday on 16 Mar 2013
While I could never claim to be a fan of the lacquered black coating that decorates numerous electronic devices, I have to admit that the Canon PIXMA MG6350 has a certain visual appeal. With its rounded corners, sloping base and top, this All-in-One unit would not look out of place in either a work area or living room as it fulfils its function of a Print, Copy, Scan and Direct Photo model.

686579 Canon PIXMA MP230 All in One Colour PrinteCanon AIO Pixma MP230

Published in Printers/Scanners by paul_smart on 13 Mar 2013
For those wanting to print a bit, scan a little a copy occasionally this could be the answer. This small unit is easily able to sit on a shelf or under a desk without causing any problems. Press the on/off and print, scan or copy.

682650 canon pixma mg5450 all in one printeCanon PIXMA MG5450

Published in Printers/Scanners by mfereday on 14 Feb 2013
The Canon PIXMA MG5450 is a Photo All-in-One product offering print, scan and copy functionality with a choice of USB or WiFi connectivity. You also get a built-in facility that allows you to print labels directly on to appropriate optical media as part of a second paper input tray.

682084 brother mfc j4510 all in one printeA New Printer Category

Published in Printers/Scanners by mfereday on 31 Jan 2013
Printers tend to fall into distinct categories offering the user a choice of either / or facilities. You could select from a laser or inkjet model. Perhaps a standalone unit or a multi-function device that can provide print, copy, scan and possibly fax capabilities would fit your needs. There is a choice of an A3 or A4 model with both types being able to produce documents in various smaller sizes. Now there is a further category to consider as Brother has introduced a range of

681962 Canon PIXMA MG3250 All in One Colour PrinteCanon Pixma MG3250

Published in Printers/Scanners by paul_smart on 30 Jan 2013
While most will use this sitting on a table or desk, it can work from a wide shelf or even on the floor behind a sofa if the lounge police dislike the black colour. It can be connected via USB or by wireless meaning it need not be in sight.