Expensive desktop devices


Commonly used desktop inkjet printers typically cost 6 to 10 times more than, laser based workgroup products. A simple b/w page printed on an inkjet may cost EGP 0.75 versus EGP 0.07 on certain laser based workgroup device. Color pages can have an even bigger cost difference. The hidden cost of device utilization includes the cost of equipment, maintenance, and supplies. In the vast majority of companies, the average utilization is less than 3%. That means the cost per page for those devices is 5 times as much as if that same equipment was used at even 10% of its utilization. Companies routinely spend thousands of Pounds , EGP 2,500-3,000 or more per user per year, on the creation of paper documents.