Best Affordable Copiers and Multi-Function Printers 2022

Best Affordable Copiers and Multi-Function Printers of 2022
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Best Affordable Copiers and Multi-Function Printers of 2022: Canon, Konica Minolta, and Lanier

Most businesses do not want to spend a significant amount on a business copier. Over the last year, we have developed a list of the top-selling affordable copiers and multi-function printers for Canon, Konica Minolta, and Lanier brands. The top choices are based on many factors, including price, popularity, reliability, brand reputation, service frequency, and machine capabilities. All machines listed are available with both financing and flat-rate purchase options from many sources, including some in our online shop.

Our goal is to help your business choose the highest quality machine at the best price for your needs. Save time searching the internet for machine after machine with no end in sight by taking a peek at our review of the Best Affordable Copiers and Multi-Function Printers below.

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What are the most affordable copier and multi-function printer options?

Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX 4745i
Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX 4751i
Konica Minolta bizhub C250i w/ DF-714
Konica Minolta bizhub C300i w/ DF-714
Lanier IM 3500
Lanier IM 4000
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Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX 4745i

Price Range: $5,600 – $6,200

The Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX 4745i is ideal for any size business. It operates with color speeds up to 40ppm with the ability to scan and convert documents to searchable digital files in a variety of file formats.

Standard 1,200-sheet capacity can be increased to 6,350 sheets with accessories. The imageRUNNER has a print speed of up to 45ppm (pages per minute). Both of these factors help to boost efficiency within the office by decreasing wait times and paper refill frequency.

Hot Folders feature allows users to drag and drop a file into a hot folder, and automatically print with predefined settings such as the number of copies and finishing requirements.

Sustainability features include Energy Star© certification, low Total Energy Consumption, and rated EPEAT© Gold.

Product Highlights:

  • Award-Winning: BLI 2022 A3 Line of the Year Award, BLI 2022-2024 A3 Most Reliable Brand Award, & more
  • Cost-efficient
  • Small footprint
  • Fast output, scanning, faxing, and high reliability
  • Extensive security measures

Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX 4751i

Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX 4751i

Price Range: $6,210 – $7,000

The Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX 4751i is designed with speed, precision, and reliability in mind. Similar to the 4745i, the 4751i is perfect for most businesses. The standard model holds 1,200 sheets with a maximum capacity of 6,350 with added accessories.

Producing up to 51ppm, the Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX 4751i outperforms the 4745i in print speed.

The imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX 4700 Series includes the 4745i and 4751i. A full list of shared features for the series can be found in their brochure.

 

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Konica Minolta bizhub C250i w/ DF-714

Konica Minolta bizhub C250i w/ DF-714

Price Range: $4,500 – $6,000

The Konica Minolta bizhub C250i w/ DF-714 printers are perfect for any size business with different accessories available to fit the needs of each. With its’ powerful engine, the bizhub C250i provides quick-response time and high-performance operations. This machine features print speeds of up to 25ppm.

Connect on the go with smart connectivity features. Print a document straight from your mobile device or scan a document to your device for easy accessibility.

Product Highlights:

  • Increased security features with i-Series next-generation technology
  • 10″ tablet-style touch panel with 26° to 90° tilt angle, accessible on-site and remotely
  • Up to 3,300 sheets of storage with optional added paper trays
  • Integrated cloud services
Related Article: Buyer’s Guide to Copiers, Printers, and Multi-Function Printers

Konica Minolta bizhub C300i w/ DF-714

Konica Minolta bizhub C300i w/ DF-714

Price Range: $4,600 – $6,300

The Konica Minolta bizhub C300i prints at 30ppm with a paper capacity of up to 3,300 sheets. Similar to the C250i, the C300i offers a full touchscreen operation and integration with a variety of apps. The primary difference between the two machines is the printing speed of 30ppm vs 25ppm, making it the better choice for mid to large-size organizations.

The i-Series offers both color and black and white multi-function printing capabilities. It also offers a wide array of advanced finishing options.

 

Lanier IM 3500

Lanier IM 3500

Price: $4,720

The Lanier IM 3500 uses cloud-based automated tools to enhance everyday tasks. Print speed capabilities are up to 35ppm with a paper tray capacity of up to 4,700 sheets.

Opt for cloud-based RICOH Smart Integration Solutions to automate document management functions, including scanning, emailing, organizing, and distributing files. Avoid manual delays — and capital expenditures — while meeting the unique needs of your workgroup in schools, offices, and agency settings.

Hold everybody accountable in shared-use campuses and offices with User Authentication. It restricts access only to users with approved passcodes or billing codes. Pair the IM 3500 with RICOH Streamline NX for remote updates, tracking, reporting, charge-backs, and more. The MFP encrypts data and overwrites latent images on the hard drive automatically. Plus, it has a Ricoh-only operating system that deters OS-specific threats.

Product Highlights:

  • Increased network security features
  • 1200 x 1200 dpi max print resolution
  • Smart scalability
  • Simplicity in design and functionality

Lanier IM 4000

Lanier IM 4000

Price: $5,430

The Lanier IM 4000 offers high output that increases business productivity for mid to large-size businesses. Advanced connectivity with mobile devices, cloud services, and third-party business applications helps to make the user experience fast and reliable.

Work quickly with print speeds up to 40 pages per minute (ppm) on paper sizes up to 11″ x 17″. With the 220-Sheet Single Pass Document Feeder (SPDF), you can scan up to 240 images per minute (ipm) and share them via multiple Scan-To capabilities to send contracts, invoices, and other important documents directly to email inboxes. Optional Large Capacity Trays expand the paper capacity to 4,700 sheets for fewer interruptions and multiple paper sizes.

Product Highlights:

    • Increased network security features
    • Highly intuitive and responsive 10.1″-wide Smart Operation Panel
    • Smart support feature for decreased downtime
    • ENERGY STAR® certified and EPEAT® Gold Rated

Conclusion

Overall, your copier and MFP needs are unique to your business and industry. Ford Office Technologies works with a variety of businesses from large school districts to neighboring businesses and beyond. If you are in need of a customized solution based on your needs, don’t hesitate to reach out to our team at 1-800-633-3673 or by emailing info@fordtech.com with any questions you may have.

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