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The GraphTec CE6000 Cutter

The GraphTec CE6000 Cutter

24" and 48" CuttersThe CE6000-60 can cut materials up to 24" wide The CE6000-120 can cut materials up to 48" wide What do these machines do?After printing on a separate machine, use your GraphTec Cutter to quickly cut out paper, vinyl, and polypropylene with high...

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Finishers for Canon Copiers

Finishers for Canon Copiers

Canon Copiers have optional equipment called finishers that allows the machines to perform multiple jobs. Finishers are optional pieces of equipment that can be added to multifunction devices to give them additional features. The Canon C5500 and the C910 offer...

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Finishers for Ricoh Savin Copiers

Finishers for Ricoh Savin Copiers

Ricoh Savin Copiers have optional equipment called finishers that allows the machines to perform multiple jobs. Finishers are optional pieces of equipment that can be added to multifunction devices to give them additional features. The Savin IM C4500 and the C8003...

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Setup Mobile Printing for Canon Copiers

Setup Mobile Printing for Canon Copiers

Downloading the App First, you will need to go onto your mobile device's app store. Search for an app called "Canon PRINT Business" and download it. Once downloaded, you will have to agree to use bluetooth upon opening the app. It is important you agree to use...

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Canon C7500 Series Vs C165 Vs C910 Series

Canon C7500 Series Vs C165 Vs C910 Series

C7500 BrochureC165 BrochureC910 BrochureSo whats the difference between these 3 machines? Canon ImageRUNNER C7500 Series encompasses the C7565i III, C7570i III, and the C7580i III The Canon ImagePRESS Lite C165 Series encompasses just the C165. Lastly, the Canon...

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Opte: The Beauty Printer

Opte: The Beauty Printer

Opte is a beauty device used for age spot removal and facial toning. Thomas Rabe is the inventor of this precision skin care thermal printer. The device digitally scans your skin, analyzes your complexion, and covers blemishes and fades their appearance over time....

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Setting Up Scan To Email on Canon Copiers

Setting Up Scan To Email on Canon Copiers

*NOTE: This guide is ONLY for Gmail Accounts.*Watch This Video To Learn About Setting Up Other Emails, then RETURN TO THIS POST to actually setup SCAN TO EMAIL  A Multi-Step Process for Scanning There are 7 steps to setting up scan to email for your Canon Copier...

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3D Bioprinting

3D Bioprinting

What is 3D Bioprinting?The healthcare industry has figured out a way to incorporate 3D printing into medicine and research. Bioprinting is employing 3D printing for biological purposes. An example of this would be combining cells or creating an item with tissue...

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Prinker: The Temporary Tattoo Printer

Prinker: The Temporary Tattoo Printer

Prinker Korea Inc. was established in 2015 and is located in 50 countries. It is a manufacturer of Prinker temporary tattoo solution. Prinker is an instant custom temporary tattoo device that is skin safe, easy to apply, and personalized. The temporary tattoo will...

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Xerox’s “Hostile Takeover”

Xerox’s “Hostile Takeover”

What Xerox is PlanningXerox, a seller of print and digital document products, is nominating 11 candidates during HP’s stockholder meeting to take over their board of directors. Xerox’s goal is to replace HP’s board of directors with people of their own so that the...

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HP Laying Off Workers

HP Laying Off Workers

Hewlett-Packard, more commonly known as HP, recently broke the news that they will cut 7,000-9,000 people out of a total of 55,000 employees. It will take place through firings, and voluntary early retirement.  Back in 2014, HP announced that they were splitting into...

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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? Of course, this is not the ideal situation, but there are some things you can do to make it a little easier for you. MaskIt used to be recommended to...

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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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