Choosing a Wide Format Printer in 3 Easy Steps

3 steps

It's not always easy to make printer-based decisions. There are so many options, variables, and unanswered questions--and that's not to mention all the efficiency and money you could be losing if you make the wrong call. Luckily, this doesn't have to be the case when it comes to choosing wide format printers. In fact, it can be as easy as one, two, three!

First Things First

If you're reading this, then you probably know your stuff about wide format printers. You know that they can do so much more than traditional and even multifunction printers--like creating vehicle wraps and printing images in flawless, high-definition color--and that they open up all kinds of brand-new opportunities for your business. However, no matter how much research you do, it seems like there's always more to learn. That's okay--it just means you have to prepare a plan before you ever start shopping, and then stick to it as much as possible as you continue to learn about your needs and options.

One, Two, Three

Ready to get started? Here are three steps to choosing a wide format printer!

  • Step #1: Research, research, research.

Never underestimate the power of doing your homework. When it comes to wide format printers, you should focus on researching the different makes and models, reading reviews and recommendations from companies like yours, and asking for details about specific vendors you're considering.

  • Step #2: Calculate the total cost of ownership.

Wide format printers are affordable, but they do have fees beyond the price tag. Consider, for example, how much you'll be spending in maintenance and energy, the cost of consumables, and the price per print for different kinds of jobs.

  • Step #3: Narrow down your options.

Once you have all the information in front of you, it's time to compare your notes against what your company actually needs. Remember, you should choose a wide format printer that's going to benefit you both now and in the future.

There's a lot to know about choosing wide format printers, but it doesn't have to be stressful--and we're happy to help. Contact us today!