Canon Pixma IP7250
Some of us don’t need to scan or photocopy if you’re not fussed about having a machine that can do it all particularly if you’ll only ever use a third of its features then canons basic model will serve you well for a vastly reduced outlay. Not that it’s price means its basic, the Canon Pixma IP7250 is slim it looks damn sleek and it’s surprisingly capable with the speedy output and the chops to print photos to a high standard it has twin trays to make that easier and wireless printing. So, you can tuck it away in a corner best hope this is your pick for an occasional use printer low ink is expensive.
HP Envy 5540
If you can get over it’s one big back draw the single cartridge system which means, you’ll need to replace everything if you run out of a single color. This is a decent printer indeed there’s a surprising number of features high quality photo printing scanning and copying and is set up which absolutely anyone can view that latter feature and the single cartridge match up really. If ever there were a beginner printer this would be it not that it’s totally basic if you want to take things further air print support means you can print from your phone and the LCD touchscreen is a very nice touch printing isn’t super-fast. Though so this is for more occasional use than a home office situation.
Epson Expression Premium XP-830
Into photography you need a printer that can print physical versions of those photos and do it well that’s what you get here. In the Epson Expression Premium XP-830’s photo printing mode which can automatically pull photo paper from one of its dual paper trays you get high quality prints with a professional sheen naturally photo paper isn’t cheap neither is the copious volumes of ink required to print on it and while it takes a little while to get set up. Switching modes and sources is quick and easy when you’re up and running you don’t even need a PC or Mac to get it done plug your phone or camera in or insert an SD card and you can print directly from there this very well could be the best home printer for photos.
HP Deskjet 2655
If you’re looking for an inoffensive printer or just want a splash of color to enjoy while you’re waiting for your documents to be done HP’s amazingly cheap little all-in-one is the printer for you. We’re amazed at what it can do this model sets up from its predecessors by adding Wireless and air print capabilities and offers up good quality color prints scanning and copying with the scanner on top and a three-month subscription to HP’s instant ink program. This means that should your cartridge run low the printer will automatically order up a new one and have it sent to you there is only one cartridge though. So, you’ll either need to waste a little ink or make sure every single document you print is equally balanced between all colors.
Samsung Xpress C430W
If you’ve got a lot of printing to do the best printer for you might be a laser printer like the Samsung Xpress C430W you pay more for cartridges but they tend to last longer than the inkjet equivalents. Generally speaking, they’re better for heavy duty tasks which is why you find them in offices a Samsung express C430W – the basics in a lot of ways there’s no touchscreen or memory card slot but it has everything you’re likely to need fast printing at mono or color duplex printing support for Apple ear print and Google Cloud Print and the price is great too.