HP announced this week that it will start adding microchips and software to its printers to enable them to connect directly to the internet, this without the need for PCs. Printers will come with an assigned email address and be ready to download information from the web and print it. The first of these new printers range in price from $99 to $299 and come with touch screens. HP plans to introduce similar features in its commercial printers line late this year.
InfoPrint, the former printer division of IBM, will become a wholly owned subsidiary of the Ricoh Family Group on July 1, 2010. The InfoPrint Solutions Company was created in June 2007 through a joint venture between Ricoh and IBM’s Printing Systems Division. The new company’s worldwide headquarters are located in Boulder, Colorado, the former headquarters of the IBM Printing Systems Division.
Pricing for Canon Ink and Canon Toner increased on 7/1/2009 by an average of 11% and 6.7% respectively.
TallyGenicom announced a supplies price increase of about 14% to be effective on 7/13/09.
Also, effective on the same day, Printronix announced a price increase of an average of 5.7% on all their supplies.
Prices of Samsung supplies are scheduled to increase on February 2nd, 2009. This increase will apply to selected Samsung toner cartridges and imaging supplies and will vary between 3% and 10%.
Prices of Epson Inkjet Supplies and papers are scheduled to increase by an average of 6%, effective February 1st, 2009. Prices for other Epson supplies, including plotter papers and projector lamps don’t appear affected at this time. But, of course, this could change.
Lexmark just announced a general price increase of all their printer supplies line. The price change will affect some 500 items and be effective January 19th, 2009. HP and Brother already made similar announcements recently.
HP and Brother announced price increases for their printer supplies and consumables. HP’s pricing for inkjet cartridges, printheads, photo value packs and laserjet supplies will go up by approximately 5% on average, with specific increases varying by item. Brother’s pricing for consumables and accessories will go up at the same time. The new prices will be effective January 1st, 2009. Get HP Supplies and Brother Supplies before and save.
HP announced that it will increase prices on toner cartridges and drum kits for 2 of its older color laserjet printers. The price increase will be effective 9/1/2007 and cover increased costs on these lower-volume items. The list of items is available below. Order now and avoid the price increase.
Color LaserJet 8500/8550 Supplies:
HP Drum Kit, C4153A, Was: $207.00, New: $228.00
HP Toner, C4149A, Was: $150.00, New: $165.00
HP Toner, C4150A, Was: $233.00, New: $256.00
HP Toner, C4151A, Was: $233.00, New: $256.00
HP Toner, C4152A, Was: $233.00, New: $256.00
Color LaserJet 4500 Supplies:
HP Drum Kit, C4195A, Was: $114.48, New: $126.00
HP Toner, C4191A, Was: $119.78, New: $132.00
HP Toner, C4192A, Was: $173.84, New: $191.00
HP Toner, C4193A, Was: $173.84, New: $191.00
HP Toner, C4194A, Was: $173.84, New: $191.00
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