Subject:Laser Printers Vs Inkjet Printer.

This report explains the advantages of the Laser printer over the Inkjet printer. The laser printer has many onboard features other than printing a standard 8.5 X 11 piece of paper that most inkjet printers do. Laser printers last longer and cost less over extend use. This report compares the advantages, costs, and features of such printers.

Advantages of Laser Printers over Inkjet Printers.

Laser printers have advantages over the inkjet printers. Laser printers produce better quality documents than inkjets and both the machine and toner (ink cartridge) last longer than the inkjets. They have the ability of copying a bitmap image. An image represented as a two dimensional array of brightness values for pixels. They turn out more pages per month at a lower cost per page than inkjets. Another important factor to both the home and business user is the handling of envelopes, cards, and other non-regular media where laser printers have the edge over inkjets. Most Laser printers come with network connectivity ports that can be connected to a LAN. A network connecting computers, word processors and other electronic office equipment to create a communications system within homes or offices. This is an option not commonly found on inkjet printer. Laser printers have many trays to carry different paper sizes where inkjets have one or two. The advantages of laser printers are far greater then the advantages of inkjets printers.

Cost of Laser Printers over Inkjet Printers.

The costs of printers differ, but with printers price usually determines quality. The initial cost for a laser printer can be between $500.00 to $1000.00 for a home printers, and $1000.00 and up for an office printer. Ink jet printers range in cost from $80.00 and up and price determines quality. When comparing printers a number of factors must be kept in mind:.

aEUR?Print quality.

aEUR?Speed measured in ppm (pages per minute).