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Is it time to upgrade your printer?
It's crucial to use the right office equipment in order to keep business moving. However, it's not always recognised how much this equipment costs to run and maintain.
Often, organisations hold onto their aged printers because they still work, but they don't realise that newer technology can improve productivity and reduce the total cost of ownership, compared to running an aged printer.

Right now, office equipment accounts for 15% of energy use in typical office buildings and is expected to reach 30% by 20201 - and printers are guzzling up their fair share of energy, not to mention consumables.
Energy use of business equipment in the typical office
Based on 10 PCs with monitors, plus 1 photocopier, fax machine and 1 laser printer, all with average consumption and no standby enabled.

1: Source - Carbon Trust
Have you had your printer for 3 or more years?
If yes, then it may be time to upgrade your device to a more efficient, secure, and cost-saving model! Typically, newer more ecological printers offer:
Find the right printer for you

Here’s a quick reference point to help you find the right printer according to your needs.

  • Inkjet
    Produces high quality print, perfect for printing photos. Ink cartridges tend to be cheaper than laser toners.
  • Laser
    Designed for frequent use and they print quickly. Toners can cost more than inkjet cartridges, but cost-per-page can work out cheaper in the long-run.
  • All-in-One
    Combination of scanner, copier and printer in one device. Available in inkjet or laser and ideal when space is limited.
  • HP Pagewide (Best of inkjet and laser)
    New printing platform that features a stationary print bar that spans the width of a page and prints entire pages in a single pass. Enables breakthrough speeds and quality.
  • Epson EcoTank
    Features unique ink tanks that can be refilled using cost-effective ink bottles.
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Aged printers vs. typical newer printers
  • Wired connectivity
  • Consumes high amounts of energy
  • Heavy ink consumption, expensive cartridges
  • Security liability
  • Limited to print only
  • Wireless connectivity (Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth)
  • Power management features to save energy
  • Eco-friendly ink, more efficient and cost effective
  • Print securely with PIN printing
  • All-in-one models to reduce no. of devices

At BT Business Direct, we’ve developed strong relationships with leading print manufacturers. Our IT Specialists learn about the latest trends and technologies directly from manufacturers, so we can create and develop a solution tailored to your needs.

Why BT Business Direct for Print?

  • We stock a huge range of competitively priced print and consumables from leading print manufacturers.
  • We can help you develop your requirement's specification without obligation to order
  • Our IT specialists draw on a wealth of experience built up over many years, which helps them offer valuable, impartial advice on solutions of all shapes and sizes
  • Our specialists will also be happy to discuss in detail your 12 month IT plan or refresh programme
  • BT Business Direct is part of BT plc which gives you assurance that we'll be here to support your IT requirements now and in the future

A small selection of our ecological printers
HP PageWide Pro 452dw printer
HP PageWide Technology is a new printing platform that features a stationary print bar that spans the width of a page and prints entire pages in a single pass. It enables breakthrough print speeds and professional quality.
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HP Colour LaserJet Pro MFP M477fnw
HP PageWide Pro delivers the lowest total cost of ownership and fastest speeds in its class. Get professional-quality colour plus best-in-class security features and energy efficiency.
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Epson WorkForce Pro WF-5620DWF
This 4-in-1 benefits from low running costs, low power consumption, fast print speeds and features designed for easy business integration.
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Brother HL-L5200DW
Built with a busy office in mind, this wireless network printer offers great flexibility and can grow as your organisation expands.
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OKI C531dn Colour LED Printer
Perfect for the demanding small office or busy workgroup, this LED colour printer is designed to accommodate all of your day-to-day printing and more.
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Xerox ColorQube 8580AN
The ColorQube 8580 colour solid ink printer is powerful and environmentally friendly. It’s highly productive with the advantage of superior colour output
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0870 429 3010

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