Do you have a small business? Are you looking for a good copy machine that you can use to prepare business document, improve the productivity of your employees, and ultimately improve the profitability of your establishment? Although many good quality brands and models are attainable at various price ranges on the Internet, make sure that the product you are buying has the following desirable features, for best results: It should be efficient. It should also be fast, easy to use, and have many premium features that improve print quality. While many models meet this threshold, the top 20 best copy machines for small business 2016 that are worth buying include:
20. Brother DCP-7040 Laser Multifunction Copier
The DCP-7040 laser multifunction copier by Brother is the best model is 2016, as per our review. It is small, compact, and space-efficient. It is also sturdy, built to last, and has several premium features that make it one the most office accessories for people who have small businesses. Key ones are: 1) Speed – the printing and copying technology integrated into this one-of-a-kind machine is cutting-edge and fast. It enables it to print or copy up to 23 pages per minute, while maintaining optimal quality (up to 2400 x 600 dpi). It supports stand along copying and has a 35-sheet auto document feeder (ADF), a 250-sheet capacity paper tray, and connectivity features such as high-speed USB ports that you can use on demand. Finally, you can reduce or enlarge documents (20% to 400%) and print letterheads and envelops, while keeping your expenditure low. You will never regret buying it.
19. Ricoh Aficio Mp171 Digital Copier
The Aficio Mp171 is a well-designed digital copier manufactured by Ricoh. Although it is slightly larger than the Brother DCP-7040 highlighted herein, it is sturdy, low-maintenance, and therefore, will serve you and your employees well for many years. Performance wise, this Aficio Mp171 digital copier overshadows many high-end models in this niche. It prints and copies documents up to 600 x 600 dpi. It also supports two-sided copying, duplex printing, and network printing and scanning. Finally, this Ricoh Aficio Mp171 digital copier has a 50-sheet ADF, a 100-sheet stack bypass tray, and a 250-sheet output tray, a 50% to 200% zoom lens, and an electronic sorter.
18. Brother DCP-7020 Laser Digital Printer and Copier
For small business owners who are looking for a copy machine that doubles as a printer and scanner, this DCP-7020 digital laser printer/copier by Brother is a serious contender. It is compatible with both Mac and Windows-based computers and has a print speed of around 20 600 x 1200 dpi pages per minute. This is impressive, especially if you develop many business-grade documents often. It has a copy speed of 17 ppm, a 25% to 400% zoom lens, and a 32-bit faxing machine that sends one full-color document every six seconds. Connectivity features such as its full-speed and parallel USB 2.0 standard interfaces support standalone printing, while its 35-sheet ADF is large and optimized for heavy-duty printing and copying jobs.
17. Brother DCP-8065DN Digital Copier and Printer
Brother DCP-8065DN is a high-performance digital printer/copier that is ideal for small and growing businesses. It is light and compact, and currently considered one of the top 20 best copy machines for small businesses 2016 for its excellent performance and durability. It is also easy to use liked for the following innovative features: 1) two-sided printing and copying – this copy machine handles two sided printing and copying jobs automatically. 2) Speed – the printing, copying, and scanning technologies integrated in this machine are efficient and fast. It, for instance, can print up to 30 business quality pages per minute (up to 1200 x 1200 dpi). 3) Connectivity features – the build-in Ethernet interface in this machine allows for remote printing, scanning, and copying. Its USB interface is also responsive and supports standalone printing. Brother DCP-8065DN also has a 50-sheet ADF, 250-sheet adjustable paper tray, and is Energy Star compliant.
16. Brother DCP8110DN Monochrome Printer, Scanner, and Copier
Its ability to process up to 38 ppm is impressive and can help to improve the productivity of your employees significantly. Other time saving features that users find invaluable are its n-in-1 copying, automated sorting, mobile device printing, and its standalone copying feature. Its paper tray is 300-sheet capacity model, while its build in Ethernet networking interface handles remote printing jobs well. For security, Brother has integrated an 802.1x Enterprise security feature, a secure function lock, and secure print feature in this machine.
15. Canon Image CLASS D550 Multifunction Laser Copier/Printer
Canons ImageCLASS D5500 is a multifunctional copy machine that can also print and scan documents. It is durable and very easy to assemble. It is also compact, space-efficient, and performs better that many bigger and costlier models in the market. Other features that have made it a bestseller is many online stores are its reliability (no jamming, etc.), high processing power (speed), and energy efficiency.
14. PC170 Personal Copier
If money is a limitation, but you are looking for a high-performance and dependable copy machine that you can use to do low volume print and copy jobs in your office, buying this PC170 personal copier is a wise choice. It is small, portable, and has a 50-sheet capacity paper tray. It also boots fast (no warm up time), is networking ready, and uses an innovative laser printing technology that processes around four ppm. PC170 Personal Copier is low maintenance, uses a single durable cartridge, and has an adjustable paper slide and a flexible paper feeder.
13. Canon ImageCLASS D860 Laser Printer and Copier
Canons ImageCLASS D860 laser copier/printer is one of the top 20 for the following reasons: first, with its 30-page ADF and 500-sheet storage cassette, you do not have to reload the machine often when you are doing heavy duty copying or printing jobs. It is also fast (18 cpm (copying) and 16 ppm (letter printing), compatible with all Windows computers, and copies/prints high quality 2400 x 600 documents.
12. Copycentre C20 Digital Copier
It is sturdy, well designed for regular usage, and has many premium features that heighten its performance significantly. It is fast (22 ppm). Its 50-page ADF is large, while its 550-sheet tray offers sufficient storage for doing heavy-duty jobs. Apart from copying, this machine faxes and is among the most energy efficient models around.
11. Brother DCP-7040 Laser Multifunction Copier
As per our review, Brother DCP-7040 is the best copy machine for small business owners. It is small, compact, and thus, space efficient. It produces quality prints and copies (2400 x 600 dpi) fast (up to 23 ppm) and has a 35-page capacity ADF that is excellent for producing multi-page documents. It supports standalone printing. It also has a 25% to 400% zoom lens and a 250-sheet capacity adjustable legal/letter-sized paper tray. This Brother DCP-7040 is cost-effective, easy to use, and has a USB connectivity interface that eases usage.
10. Canon imageCLASS MF229dw
When shopping for a copy machine for your small business, three of the most important attributes that you must never sacrifice are speed, cost effectiveness, and ease of use. Buy an advanced model only for its operation to stress you; for instance, can deal a big blow to your business over time. These are among many reasons why Canon imageCLASS MF229dw remains one of the most recommended in this niche. With a top printing speed of 28 pages per minute (ppm) in both black and color, you will be able to breeze through printing jobs without compromising quality. Its mobile ready design allows you to scan, print, copy, and fax directly wirelessly from your smart phone, while its integrated Wi-Fi adapter, USB 2.0, and Ethernet LAN port boost its functionality significantly. Canon imageCLASS MF229dw is affordable and very easy to setup.
9. Xerox WorkCentre 6505/DN
Recommended for both personal and business usage, WorkCentre 6505/DN by Xerox is a multi-functional color printer with a fast 24ppm printing technology (both black and white) that saves a lot of time when handling bulk-printing jobs. The auto duplexing system offered saves paper to boost profitability. Its sturdy build using high-density plastic lasts long, while the 600 x 600 x 4dpi prints that is generates are business grade and do not smudge on all paper types. With an original Xerox WorkCentre 6505/DN, you gets a powerful machine with an impressive 533MHz processor, upgradeable 256 MB RAM (up to 768 MB), and a 4000-page duty cycle.
8. Canon imageCLASS D550
Considered among the best in 2016, Canon imageCLASS D550 is a multi-functional laser copier that doubles as a scanner and printer. It is affordable, supports two sided copying, and comes with a duplex 50-sheet auto document feeder and a fast 26 ppm print and copy technology that saves valuable time in business environments. Apart from ordinary printing, this machine supports poster, watermark, page composer, and toner saving. The front loading 250 sheet paper cassette it comes with allows you to work for hours without reloading it frequently, while its single cartridge system is not only affordable, but also saves a lot of money on supplies during replenishment. Other notable features are its Quick First Print technology (6 seconds), high-interpolated (9600 dpi) color scan quality, and large five line LCD display that not only eases customization, but also usage.
7. Brother Printer MFC-L8850CDW
Offering the value and quality that most people know and like Brother products for, MFC-L8850CDW is a popular wireless scanner with a fast 32 ppm printing technology that also faxes, scans, and copies effectively. It has a durable plastic body, has a high yielding toner cartridge, and has an efficient electrical system that cuts down electricity consumption in home and or businesses without lowering print quality in any way. It is also easy to setup and use, supports automated two-sided printing, and has a backlit 4.85-inch color touchscreen with a simple navigation system that eases customization of copying jobs.
6. Canon imageCLASS MF216N
Are you tired of the low quality ink jet copier or printer that you have depended on for years? If you are shopping for a new replacement and want a durable and efficient copier that will improve how you run your business, imageCLASS MF216N by Canon is a quality all-in-one design with an advanced AirPrint technology that copies and prints fast. It is very durable, has an easy to use tiltable control panel for easier navigation, and has a six-line black and while LCD touch panel that ease use. It also has high-speed USB (2.0) and Ethernet (10/100Base-T), a 250-sheet capacity front-loading cassette, and has a power saving mode that cuts down power consumption significantly.
5. Brother Printer MFC8710DW
Talking about the best copy machines for small business 2016, Brother Printer MFC8710DW is a commercial-grade wireless printer with a monochrome printing technology that generates up to 40 business grade prints per minute. The high-speed Ethernet port and 802.11b/g/n wireless interface offered ease wireless printing and or copying, while its automated duplex printing technology helps users save paper, particularly in busy office environments. Individuals also get expandable 300-sheet paper capacity, a 50-page auto-document feeder, and a USB direct interface that supports printing from USB drives.
4. Brother DCPL2540DW
Recommended for use in small office environments and even homes, Brother DCPL2540DW is a space efficient laser printer that also copies in high definition. It is affordable, has quality components, and offers an advanced wireless technology that enables several users in an office or business environment to use it simultaneously. For those that print in bulk, the toner cartridge it comes with has an efficient and has a high-yielding design that you can replenish when empty. The high-speed printing technology offered (up to 30 ppm) is innovative, while its standalone design is durable and has a one-year warranty.
3. Canon imageCLASS D530
As other imageCLASS printers by Canon reviewed here in, this D530 printer by Canon is a well-designed monochrome model with an efficient laser technology that lasts long. It is durable, copies and scans effectively, and has an impressive 20-ppm system that produces the first page in just 8.7 seconds. The front-loading 250-sheet cassette offered improves paper handling, while the advanced D Card Copy feature offers converts small two sided accessories such as ID cards in to one-sided ones for easier printing. Canon imageCLASS D530 is affordable, easy to setup, and recommended for use with both Windows (XP, Vista, 7, and 8) and Mac OS X 10.5.8 and up.
2. Brother MFCJ450DW
With an original Brother MFCJ450DW, printing, copying, and scanning have never been easier. It is durable, has a unique wireless technology that produces up to 27 ppm in color and 33 ppm in black, and has an easy-to-setup 802.11b/g/n wireless system that connects to many smart devices reliably. Its paper saving two-sided printing technology is interesting while the 20-page auto document feeder and plethora of cloud apps that users get not only boost its versatility, but also functionality.
1. HP OfficeJet Pro 8610
Topping our list, HP OfficeJet Pro 8610 is a renowned all in one wireless color printer with an instant ink-enabled design that comes AirPrint-ready. It supports duplex and mobile (via the HP ePrint app) printing, has a heavy-duty 30,000 page monthly cycle, and has a space and power efficient design that lowers cost per page by up to 50%. Buy an original to get a fast and low cost business accessory with a one-year warranty.