Office Equipment

The Best Laser Printers for Home Use in 2024

Submitted by Byanka Ramos on Fri, 06/07/2024 - 11:23

Are you working from home or balancing the demands of college homework with the need for good, reliable printing? The right laser printer can make all the difference. However, finding the perfect laser printer is easier said than done. In 2024, there are thousands of options, and it can be overwhelming to know where to start.

That’s why we’ve compiled this list. At Strategic Technology Partners of Texas (STPT), we leverage over 35 years of expertise to help you navigate the best options available. We know that consumers are looking for high-quality, efficient, and or cost-effective printer options.

This blog will guide you through the top five best laser printers for home use, highlighting key features, specifications, and why these models stand out.

We’ve focused on six categories that fit a wide range of budgets and needs:

5 Best Managed Print Services Providers (2024) 

Submitted by Karla Metzler on Fri, 05/31/2024 - 07:17


Are you looking for the best managed print services providers but don’t know where to start? You're not alone.

According to Transparency Market Research, managed print services are expected to have a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 9.3% from 2021-2031, signaling that demand for managed print is only growing.  

What also is growing is the need to be informed of your options when it comes to managed print services companies.  

Is a Production Printer Right for Your Business? + Costs

Submitted by Mary Shamburger on Fri, 05/03/2024 - 09:00

It’s safe to say most businesses have adopted some form of marketing to help increase leads and brand awareness. 

Marketing efforts usually include production-quality printing needs, such as flyers, posters, brochures, and more. 

For example, a common strategy to increase brand awareness is hanging or handing out flyers. Others may take booklets or pamphlets that discuss their products and services to social events. In addition, company employees today still use business cards as a form of advertising.

Regardless of how your business utilizes these materials, the amount of money and time spent on outsourcing these production materials is likely to be higher than if you used a production printer to keep all prints in-house. 

How to Replace the Fuser in the Xerox PrimeLink C9065/C9070/C60/C70 Printers

Submitted by Matthew Eberhart on Fri, 04/26/2024 - 14:02


In today's fast-paced world, we all know how vital it is to keep our equipment in top-notch condition to avoid any disruptions in our workflow. When it comes to printing, maintenance is key to ensuring consistent quality outputs. So, if you're facing any trouble replacing the fuser in your Xerox PrimeLink C9065, don't worry - we've got you covered!

We understand how overwhelming it can be, especially if you're new to this. That's why we've put together a step-by-step guide that is easy to follow, even for beginners. We'll walk you through the process, making it a breeze so you can return to focusing on your work with peace of mind.

Note: This guide can be used for the Xerox PrimeLink C9065/C9070 and for the Xerox Color C60/C70 models.

Mastering Transfer Belt Assembly Replacement: A Step-by-Step Guide for Your Xerox VersaLink C7020/C7025/C7030

Submitted by Matthew Eberhart on Fri, 04/26/2024 - 13:28

Welcome back to The Printing Workshop! We understand that changing the transfer belt assembly on your Xerox VersaLink C7020/C7025/ C7030 can be a daunting task. That's why we're here to help you every step of the way. In today's tutorial, our technician, Matthew, will provide you with a detailed guide on how to complete the process with ease and confidence. We know that you may have struggled with this task before, but don't worry – we're here to assist you and make it as simple as possible.

By the end of this tutorial, you'll have the knowledge and confidence to do transfer belt assembly replacement on your own.

5 Best Xerox Printers for 2024 

Submitted by Karla Metzler on Fri, 04/19/2024 - 07:15

It’s now officially the new year, which means it’s the ideal time for upgrades. 

Beyond personal ambitions, like cutting out alcohol during the week or trying a KETO diet for the third time, there are business goals you likely wish to accomplish, too. 

Welcome to the new year—a time synonymous with renewal and improvement. As you set personal resolutions, such as moderating alcohol intake or embarking on a new diet, consider also setting strategic business goals.

One often overlooked yet impactful way to enhance your office’s productivity is to acquire a new printer.

5 Tips to Filling Out Your CRIF Form 

Submitted by Joel Metzler on Thu, 04/11/2024 - 07:03

So, you finally found the right printer, signed for it, and are ready for the machine(s) to be delivered.  

You might think all the paperwork is over.    

Well, not quite.

To ensure smooth delivery and installation of your machine, with all your ideal features pre-installed, you must first fill out the Customer Requirements Input Form (CRIF).     

This document is crucial for a smooth and quick delivery process.

5 Best Printer/Copier Companies in DFW (2024)

Submitted by Karla Metzler on Fri, 04/05/2024 - 08:28


You’re looking for your next printer or copier and are curious about where to purchase it. 

According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau's 2020 Census, the Dallas-Fort Worth area is the fourth largest metropolitan area in the United States. If you’re from this area, you may be struggling to narrow your choice for a printer/copier company. 

How to Print From a Chromebook (Step-By-Step Instructions) 

Submitted by Karla Metzler on Wed, 04/03/2024 - 07:02

One of the most common laptops for modern-day consumers is the Google Chromebook due to its affordability and simplicity. 

Students and teachers acclaim Chromebooks for their basic functionality, especially in the educational environment. These computers also function as a personal laptop for work or entertainment.     

As a long-time local print vendor, we monitor printing trends and the technology consumers use to print, scan, and copy their documents. 

Since Chromebooks have become a popular option for consumers, we wanted to dive in and answer the most pressing questions surrounding Chromebooks and printing.  

Can you print from a Chromebook? If so, how do you do it? Is it safe to do so?    

How to Replace Document Feed Rollers on a Xerox Versalink C410/C415 Printer

Submitted by Matthew Eberhart on Tue, 04/02/2024 - 15:20


Is your printer struggling to grab paper properly? Do you find yourself dealing with constant paper jams and misfeeds? These frustrations can often be traced back to worn-out document feed rollers. But fear not—today, we are diving deep into the world of printer maintenance with a focus on replacing those crucial document feed rollers in your Xerox C410 & C415 printer.

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