Clever Printer Hideaway Drawer

Apr 12th, 2017 Printers, Printing Hacks 2 min read

Does your printer take up way too much space on your desk? Or does it look ugly? Or maybe it just doesn’t fit in with your decor. We came across this clever idea to hide your printer away but in a way that still keeps it accessible so that you can refill paper, exchange toners, and scan and copy. This was built into a home…

Most Economical Printer

Apr 12th, 2017 Inks, Printer & Printing Tutorials, Printers, Toners 6 min read

We are often asked, “What is the most economical printer?” The answer to that is not cut and dried, but I’ll get to that later. For those who want a quick answer, I would have to say the most economical printer for home and small office use is the Fuji Xerox Docuprint P265dw at $105 with printouts costing less than 2c each when you buy the compatible cartridges in…

Canon Large Format Printing

Mar 13th, 2017 Inks, Photo Paper, Printers, Printing Digital Photos 4 min read

While most people know Printzone for our vast experience in home and office printers and supplies, that’s not all we have. We also stock many specialty products, one category being Canon wide format printers, cartridges, and media. Canon large format printers aren’t restricted to printing posters– they can be used to output fine art and photography prints, graphic art, office documents, technical drawings, and can also…

New Kyocera Printers (Part 1)

Mar 10th, 2017 Printer & Ink Reviews, Printers, Toners 4 min read

Kyocera have released a new range of printers and multifunctions, and today I’d like to take a look at the two most basic models. Although I said basic, Kyocera printers are hardly that. Even their so-called low-end machines have some of the most advanced features in the industry, such as ceramic coated drums, user-focused design, and energy efficient components. The ECOSYS P2040dw at $309.00 is the perfect mono…

Original print cartridges OEM vs compatible print cartridges

What are the main differences between OEM print cartridges and compatible print cartridges? The main difference is the price; compatible print cartridges are cheaper than OEM print cartridges, but what about the quality? Let’s examine OEM and compatible cartridges and toners. OEM cartridge An OEM cartridge is an Original Equipment Manufacturer cartridge, all the major brands produce their own cartridges and toners. If you have…

New Printer Fits In Your Pocket And Prints Without Ink or Toner!

This is amazing! Imagine a printer that you can take anywhere that doesn’t need a new ink or toner cartridge ever. Seem too good to be true? Polaroid has introduced the Polaroid Zip Photoprinter which at 7.4cm x 12cm is about the same size as a smartphone. It requires no printer ink or toner but instead uses ZINK technology. ZINK produces photo-quality, full-color output without using…

How I Got Over My Printer Rage And Learned To Love My Printer

How many times has this happened to you? You go to print out an urgent document that you need RIGHT NOW, and the printer throws up a Cartridge Empty warning. Or you’ve run out of paper. Or the computer isn’t talking to the printer. Does that kind of thing drive you mad? Learn how to keep your printer running smoothly and trouble free with the…

How to print from your Smartphone or tablet

Apr 29th, 2015 Printing Hacks 5 min read

Society is more mobile than it’s ever been, and this increasing trend often equates to working on the go. Our mobile devices are becoming a major part of our approach to getting work done, so it was inevitable that eventually we would be able to print directly from them. No matter what you need to print – documents, movie tickets, family photos and maps, for…

How to prepare digital photos for printing

Apr 25th, 2015 Printing Hacks 7 min read

As with most things in life, what we can see on a computer screen often feels much better when we’re holding it in our hands. Technology can only take us so far, but nothing can really replace that feeling of being able to hold and touch something you feel an emotional attachment to. Nothing illustrates this desire more than photos. Monitors do a wonderful job…