Essay on The Key Factors That Affect Your Purchasing Decision

865 Words Jun 18th, 2016 4 Pages
The Features To Look For

While there are many companies promoting all kinds of models, you should start your search based on the price you 're looking to pay, the purpose of the printer and on consumer satisfaction reports. These are the most important principles moving forward. Consider also the following factors that will likely influence your purchasing decision:

Warranty: This information varies considerably between manufacturers.
Out-of-the-box readiness: Some machines require more assembly and setup than others. Depending on your level of technical prowess, choose carefully.
Wifi Ready: You should be able to choose and customize files (for printing) from any device in your home.
Noise levels: Certain models tend to produce a significant amount of noise, while others (mostly the enclosed versions) are much quieter. Although more power may equate with greater noise; thus, if you need a strong machine, you may have to tolerate some noise.
Eco-friendliness: As is the case with a majority of consumers today, you 're likely conscious of your environmental footprint; be aware that it will vary between models, but the greenest companies generally boast about it.
Availability of free designs: With many online sites devoted to design, you may be interested in printing from a variety of sources; make sure the machine you choose enables that freedom (most do, but you should check).
Compatibility with your operating systems. While most printers work cooperatively with the major…

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