Top ten printers for December 2009

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To help our readers with their purchasing decisions, the staff has put together a top ten list of the most viewed printers on our site for the month of December 2009.  They aren’t necessarily the best or most popular printers but they are the printers that you, the visitors of our site, are searching and viewing.

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1.  HP Photosmart Plus (previously #1) – The Photosmart Plus AIO has print, scan and copy capabilities while offering print speeds up to 29 pages per minute (ppm), individual ink tanks, a TouchSmart panel, built-in Wi-Fi, an auto-engaging photo tray and HP’s Photo Print Gadget.  HP Photosmart Plus review
Canon Pixma MP560 2. Canon Pixma MP560 – (previously #2) – The Pixma MP560, successor to the Pixma MP620, is the most compact Canon inkjet to feature both wireless capabilities as well as automatic duplexing. The MP560 was also the first Pixma to print directly from a USB Flash drive. The MP560 offers borderless 4×6 prints in 39 seconds, a 2.0 inch LCD and the ChromaLife100+ five-color ink tank system. Canon Pixma MP560 review

Epson Artisan 810

3. Epson Artisan 810 (new to the list) – The successor to the popular Artisan 800, the Artisan 810 features a 7.8 inch touch panel with a 3.5 inch LCD, 4×6 prints in as fast as 10 seconds, two paper trays, a 30-page ADF, automatic duplexing and wireless connectivity. Epson Artisan 810 overview

HP Officejet 6500

4. HP Officejet 6500 (new to the list) – The Officejet 6500 base model includes four functional devices – print, scan, fax, copy – as well as an ADF and Ethernet connectivity. HP Officejet 6500 overview

HP Photosmart C4780

5. HP Photosmart C4780 (new to the list) – The C4780 could be a great companion for any student.  It’s wireless, compact and good-looking; it is also functional and relatively cheap.  Yes, the print speeds were slower than advertised and the text could have been sharper but the fact that C4780 will keep printing even after a cartridge expires is a huge plus for any student on a deadline. HP Photosmart C4780 review

6.   HP Photosmart Premium Fax AIO (previously #5) – The Photosmart Premium Fax All-in-One (AIO) is the first available DLNA Certified printer on the market allowing users to print wirelessly from PlayStation3 and other unique devices. Oh, and did we mention it received an Editor’s Choice award from HP Photosmart Premium Fax All-in-One review 

Canon Pixma MP990 7. Canon Pixma MP990 (previously #10) – The Canon PIXMA MP990 Wireless Photo All-in-One is a recent Editor’s Choice Award winner thanks to fabulous photo quality, cool features, and a great design. Canon Pixma MP990 review 
Samsung CLX-3175

8.  Samsung CLX-3175 (new to the list) – The CLX-3175FW is the second laser printer to crack our top ten in so many weeks.  As a 4-in-1 (print, scan, copy and G3 fax) color laser, it features print/copy speeds up to 17 pages per minute (ppm) in black and 4 ppm in color, a print resolution up to 2400 x 600 dpi, scanner resolution up to 4800 x 4800 dpi and 20,000 page monthly duty cycle. Samsung CLX-3175 overview

Brother MFC-9120CN 9. Brother MFC-9120CN (previously #9) – The first printer from Brother to crack the top ten, the MFC-9120CN offers 4-in-1 functionality including Super G3 fax, print speeds up to 17 ppm, print resolution up to 600 x 2400 dpi, adjustable 250 page paper capacity, and Ethernet connectivity. Brother MFC-9120CN overview

10. Canon Pixma MX330  (previously #8)  The Pixma MX330 is a solid choice for those consumers looking for a home office printer around $100.  It’s a 4-in-1 device that does everything decently well – if not great – and it is visually appealing. Canon Pixma MX330 review 



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