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March 5, 2012 4:20 AM Subscribe
Best home-office printer for an artist/graphic designer?
posted by monkey!knife!fight! to Computers & Internet (7 answers total) 5 users marked this as a favorite
I'm going back to freelancing (yay!) and will be working out of the home at least part time. I've been working at large agencies for the last 15 or so years, and haven't had a printer at home in a long time, since I've been just fine using the machines at work. Now I need a home machine and I don't want to spend thousands of dollars.
At first I was thinking a printer/scanner/copier is what I wanted, but as I was looking at them, they mostly seem pretty crappy, until I get in the 2000 euro plus range. There are really only two specific things I'm looking to be able do:
• Scan and copy up to A3 (tabloid)
• Print at least up to A3 on various paper weights from vellum to card stock.
I'm starting to think I may need two machines, one that is a crappier printer but does the scanning and copying I need to do, and one that is a decent printer. Any suggestions for either (or if the magical all in one machine that does these things exists) would be awesome.