Save or spend: SaveAdd up the price of a printer, a copier, a scanner and a fax, and the total, conservatively, approaches $300.
For a while, "all-in-ones" cost about that much too, even though they weren't reliable. Today, however, the same companies dominate the printer, scanner and fax businesses - with Epson leading the pack.
As a result, the quality of all-in-ones has shot up. Meanwhile, prices have plummeted: You can get one for $150.