Equipping Your Office

Chances are, you'll need a copier.

The latest copiers offer features such as automatic documentfeeders; collating for multipage documents, with sorting by bothgroup and mode; color reproduction; paper cassette choices thatrange from the standard letter format to ledger-sized options;reduction and enlargement; and more--all within a compact unit thatcan be placed on its own stand or on a desktop.

While very small businesses might not need a copier, busyoffices require one because of the volume of documents that must bereproduced. If you don't expect to do a tremendous amount ofcopying, or if you feel it will be cheaper to use a print shop whenlarge copy jobs arise, you might choose to avoid this substantialequipment cost.

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