Print for less

Printers are the sleeper cells of the small business technology revolution. While laptops, handhelds and mobile thingamabobs get all the hype, the humble printer/scanner/fax machine sitting in your office has quietly undergone a major makeover.

HP Photosmart C7180
HP Photosmart C7180
HP Photosmart C7180
The HP Photosmart C7180 delivers a wireless printer, scanner and fax for just $399.

Now for the bad news: ink jet cartridges cost a fortune. A full set of replacement cartridges for the HP, for example, lists at $81 from And depending on usage, it might only produce a several hundred prints. So cost per page can easily hit the 20-cent range. Ouch!




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