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Calendar Monday, January 13th, 2014

A multifunction printer or MFP is an office machine that has multiple device functionality within a single unit. For personal residences and small business environments, multifunction printers are popular because they take up considerably less space than separate machines. For large corporations, multifunction printers can serve as centralized devices for document management, distribution, and production. Typically, an MFP has fax, photocopier, printer, and scanner functionality.

Calendar Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

A copier is a vital, but also expensive asset for a business. It is easy to assume that once you get it up and running, you don’t have to worry about it. While it is not quite that easy, copier maintenance is actually very simple. Most common copier issues are problems that you can fix on your own. When you have preventative maintenance measures in place, you ensure that you have minimal repair costs and very little down time in the office due to a malfunctioning machine. Keep in mind that any time you inspect and/or clean components in a copier, it is always best practice to turn it off and unplug it first.

Calendar Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

Many people expect to plug in a new copy machine and never have to worry about it again. Unfortunately, it is not quite that simple. Copiers are expensive, complex machines that require regular maintenance and preventative measures. The good news is that this maintenance is quick and straightforward. Once you get in the habit of caring for your copy machine on a regular basis, you will have a lot less issues. However, inevitably there will still be the occasional problem. Familiarize yourself with the most common problems so that you know how to take care of them on your own when they do arise.

Calendar Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

UCI employee Jason Huff has received national recognition for his outstanding work as a Kyocera copier technician. After taking a pre-qualifying test in September 2013, along with 390 technicians in the region, Jason moved on the regional meet. His test scores awarded him an invite to Irving, Texas to compete in the 5- State Southwest Regional meet for Kyocera’s National Service Award.

Calendar Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

Are you considering purchasing a refurbished copier for your company? Many businesses leap at this opportunity because they are looking to save a few dollars. However, a poor refurbished copier purchase can actually cost you more money and can even compromise the future of a company if it does not function properly. While refurbished copiers can save money, it is important to weigh their pros and cons and determine whether purchasing one is the right move for your company before you put down any money.

Calendar Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

There are many advantages to having apps on your office printer. Scanning documents can be a hassle to constantly have to go back to the computer to search for documents and open and download documents when you need to scan them. The task is made much easier with scanner apps. With these apps, scanning documents is fast because they remain available right there on the printer. You can send them to the printer in form of multi-page JPEG or PDF files. The apps also come with a handy feature that makes it possible for you to send yourself emails to store them. You can also upload documents to online storage sites like DropBox.

Calendar Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Are your scans coming back with a long file name for scans on your copier? When you are scanning a document or image from an email or attachment, you may come across extensions in form of characters. It then becomes a problem to open such a document and scan it. Here, we will discuss how to decode long file names hon scans from your copier.

Calendar Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Every time you use your copier to scan a document or image to send to an individual or group, you must decide whether you want to scan it to an email account or scan it to a folder. How do you determine which option is best? Both types of scanning on your copier come with pros and cons. You must weigh these advantages and disadvantages and think about which solution makes the most sense for the given situation.

Calendar Friday, December 6th, 2013

Having multi-function machines makes it convenient to send and receive faxes and copy documents from the same point. They are more compact, too, which saves on valuable office space. One shortcoming with such machines is that a mechanical fault on one machine can disable all of them. If you encounter an issue with the fax feature on your copier, consider the following.