Comparative Test: Color Lasers up to 700 Euros: Cost of print: Find out yourself
You can determine a printer´s cost of print for a defined period, using our calculator:
Click on "Individuelle Druckkosten-Berechnung (Individual calculation of cost of printing)". After that, you enter
- nur Drucker (printers only)
- nur Laser/LED (Laser/LED only)
- nur Farbgeräte (Color printers only)
- nur A4-Geräte (A4-printers only)
- nur aktuelle Geräte (Up-to-date printers only)
- Geräte mit maximal 700 Euro (Printers with maximum price of 700 Euros)
or whatever you want to compare. Then click on "Weiter...(Continue...)".
On the page that follows you choose the DC-Farbfoto (DC color foto), which is used by our lab to test yield.
There should be about 25 printers in your choice (in case you selected the features above). You can change your options by clicking on "Geräte manuell auswählen (Choose printer manually)". Hold the STRG key and klick on the printers you want to short-list. After that klick on the double arrow ">>".
On top of the page you can choose the period of use and the number of monthly prints. The default is three years and 500 pages per month.
Having made all setting for your personal demands click the button "Druckkosten vergleichen (compare cost of print)".
Now you see a graph showing durchschnittlichen Kosten (average costs), dem CPP (Cost per Page, Seitenpreis). You also can see, how often an exchange of consumables is required (W).
More information is given, when you click on "Detailansicht (Details)". Here you find out more information about consumables of the printer you chose.
The following link opens the calculator for the five printers in this test: