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A Color Copier or Black & White?

Customers who have always leased or purchased black and white copiers should ask themselves if a color/black and white multi-functional Copier/Printer/Scanner may make more sense. Years ago, a color copier was several times the cost of a black-only unit. Also if you wanted to use it to print that was

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Understanding Copier Maintenance Contracts

This article deals with service contracts and maintenance contracts for copiers and multifunctional equipment. If you are a medium or high volume user you should always have some type of service agreement for your copier maintenance needs. Medium volume equates to a business that does 3,000 copies per month or

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Certified Used Konica Minolta Copiers Save Buyers up to 50%

For nearly 20 years I have dealt extensively with Konica/Minolta Copiers & Multi-functionals. At Dean Office Solutions we sell and lease a large volume of Certified Used Konica Minolta equipment. To qualify for Certified Used Status the Konica equipment must meet our stringent criteria. Equipment must have a low meter

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Copier Lease Rates: Fair Market Value vs. $1 Buy Out

I am often asked whether a customer should enter into a Fair Market Value Lease or one with a $1.00 Buy-Out. Generally, I suggest the Fair Market Lease for several reasons. Copier Lease Rate Conundrum? First of all the dollars come out to pretty much the same either for the

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What is a Copier Lease Audit?

Most equipment in our industry is leased. Often copier lease contracts are misplaced or not kept track of in the busy day-to-day environment we all have to deal with. Unfortunately, office equipment leasing is not as easy to deal with as an automobile lease is. Often companies find themselves paying out

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Is a Pre-Owned / Used Copier Right for My Business?

At Dean Office Solutions, LLC we offer both new and reconditioned Copier/Printer/Scanner/Fax equipment. I am often asked if a pre-owned piece of equipment might make sense for a customer. These days, most of the time, the answer is yes. Due to the state of the economy, there is a tremendous

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Electronic Filing

Perhaps the most useful new feature available with new multifunctional copiers is electronic Filing. Even certain Black & White units offer both Color and Black & White Scanning. This is a feature that can help even the smallest office streamline their operation, save filing space, eliminate misfiles, and save money. Electronic Filing for a More Efficient Office For offices that would like to “Go Electronic” and eliminate unnecessary manual filing, Dean Office offers Software Solutions that organize, file, and instantly retrieve documents received in both hard copy and electronic formats. At Dean we offer solutions from both Rebus Technologies and Filocity. Both offer records management so electronic filing can help streamline your office.  Whether your need is for a basic store-and-retrieve system on a single computer or a more robust server-based application for multiple users, we have the solution. Contact Us Contact us today for an appointment or web demo to eliminate the mountains of paper we all seem to be drowning in.

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Is a Multi-Functional Color Laser Copier Right for You?

Customers who have always leased or purchased black and white copiers should ask themselves if a color/black & white multi-functional copier/printer/scanner makes more sense. Years ago, color units were several times the cost of a black & white unit. Additionally, the print function was an added expense. Today, a unit

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Introduction to Copier Leasing

Copier Leasing is a terrific tool for businesses to acquire office equipment without a major outlay of cash. With copier leasing, as with car leasing, you only pay for what you use then return the equipment at the end of the term. One question that frequently comes up is:  At

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