Any company wants to get more from their printer consumables. You may be surprised to learn how much money you are wasting with poor printing habits. By educating your employees and altering their printing habits, you can get far more value out of your inks and toners. Let’s take a closer look at some of the things that you can do to keep your printer stocked for longer.
- Don’t Switch Off The Printer Mid Printing
One of the biggest mistakes you can make is to stop the printer mid-printing job. Your printer’s head will stop right where it is, and this might cause leakage of the toner, costing you money. Instead, wait until the job is completed and the printer’s head is stationary before switching off the unit.
- Keep The Printer On
If you intend using the printer soon, don’t switch it off. Each time you switch the printer on the printer head uses a small amount of ink to lubricate itself, which all mounts up eventually.
- Use Draft Mode
Many modern printers these days come with what is known as draft mode. This mode is perfect for when you don’t require absolute quality and clarity of your prints. It uses less ink and provides a less clear print quality, but it is fine for when you are only printing drafts or unimportant documents that won’t be seen by clients.
Start by slowly adopting better printing habits throughout your office and make it part of the company culture. By following these tips you can look forward to enjoying far greater value from your printer consumables.