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PrePeat Printer

PrePeat Printer

Wouldn’t it be a miracle if we could have a printer that’s inkless, tonerless, and completely reusable? Well, that’s the PrePeat Printer for you. Made by the Japanese company, called Sanwa Newtec, the PrePeat Printer works by requiring plastic paper, more specifically...

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Toner Spills

Toner Spills

Spilling water or knocking over a glass of wine can be a mess to clean up, but have you ever cleaned up a toner spill? Occasionally, toner cartridges may crack when you’re placing a new one in causing a giant mess to clean up. Of course, this is not the ideal...

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Things You Don’t See In an Office Anymore

Things You Don’t See In an Office Anymore

There are some items that aren’t in offices anymore that years ago, no office would go without. Back in the 70's the typical layout of an office would probably look like the picture below.  Typewriters If this were the 1950’s and 60’s, typewriters would have been the...

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10 Things to Know Before Buying a Copier

10 Things to Know Before Buying a Copier

Buying a copier can be a hassle. With all the information that you need to look up as the price, volume, brand, etc., it can be difficult to narrow down your decision to just one copier. To make your search easier, we’ve made of list of 10 things that you should place...

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The Failure of Xerox

The Failure of Xerox

The Start of XeroxThe word “Xerox” was once a household name that had a specific meaning: copy. Xerox officially opened its doors in 1906, when it was bought by a man named, Gilbert E. Mosher. Back then, it was called the Haloid Company, and it started as a small...

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Common Toner Problems

Common Toner Problems

Copiers are handy pieces of equipment that normally work well...except when they don’t. Toner is one aspect of copier that causes various issues like the toner running out too fast, blemishes on your printed pages, toner spilling inside the machine, and wasting toner...

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3D Printing To The Max

3D Printing To The Max

People have made a lot of crazy things on 3D printers. From ball gowns to bicycles, the line between what can be printed or not is becoming smaller and smaller.  Ball GownsBack in 2013, Dita Von Teese wore the first fully 3D printed ball gown at the Ace Hotel. The...

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Ricoh History

Ricoh History

Kiyoshi Ichimura was born in 1900 on a small farm in southern Japan. The farm didn’t make much in terms of wealth, which pushed Kiyoshi to make a better life for himself and his family. Over the years Kiyoshi learned and persevered, and eventually began working in...

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Three Criminal Stories about Ink

Three Criminal Stories about Ink

Tennesse Couple Steals $11,000 Worth of Ink Back in January of 2019, a couple from Tennessee entered into a Walmart at around 3 AM and left with 332 ink cartridges worth approximately over $11,000. They walked out through the garden center, and the couple jumped into...

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World’s Most Expensive Printers

World’s Most Expensive Printers

D-ShapeThe D-Shape printer is one of those printers that’s truly breaking the norm for what a printer should look like and what it should do. The idea of the D-Shape printer came to a civil engineer named Enrico Dini when he noticed that the 3-D printer they had...

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