Computer Printer and Scanner
The need and benefits of printer scanner
Change in technological development has seen a shift from the traditional printers to one that incorporates scanners as part of its functional units. A printer scanner is a three in one hardware device that enables the use of various services using one hardware device. The functions availed includes printing, scanning and copying of documents, photographs and changing them into the computer readable format – digital or generating hardcopies.
Discussed here, the need and benefits of printer scanner.
- What to know?
Its amazing how the present day, multifunction printers are easily available from a range of printer manufacturers. They have been designed to suite not only home application but also for small business in addition to commercial use. The price ranges, functionality, stability, throughout, and print quality vary with the various with application. The printer functions in printing and scanning and in some cases, there are those that can fax and photocopy. For the devices used for commercial or enterprise purpose, the devices make use of laser printing technology, where as for home and personal use, the technology used is inkjet.
The range of features that these devices may provide will differ depending on the device under consideration. The print features include printer drivers suiting different operating system platform, network, and USB connections. The printing speed is specified as pages per minute. The print technology may be either laser jet or ink jet technology. The scan features include automatic document feeder, which allows for multiple documents to be fed without manually placing the papers on the platen glass. Duplex scanning capability is an added functionality where the user’s manual intervention to turn the paper makes document scanning made easy and fast.
Earlier scanners and printers were manufactured by separate companies. As change in time demanded innovation, manufacturers were compelled to come up with a product that would incorporate all services within one single unit. A printer scanner enables the user to cut down on costs of purchasing separate devices that can provide them with separate services by buying only one device that offers all the services as one. In addition the device can provide high quality color and gray scale prints instantly. Users can also manipulate scanned images, particularly photos i.e. crop, resize. It also offers the added advantage when a user has limited space available either at home or office.
When using the device, the user needs to install the appropriate driver that corresponds with the operating system platform. Failure may result in some functionality being disabled or unavailable.
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