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All-in-one printers question

by oldmanskater / February 1, 2011 10:23 AM PST

My wife's grandfather wants a photocopier (no one knows why exactly, he's 87). The family has done some shopping for one and it turns out that a straight up copier can be large in size and on the expensive side. But I was thinking that an alternative would be to get an all-in-one printer, the caveat being that he wouldn't hook it up to the computer (he wants nothing to do with a computer). So the question is, is it possible to use the copier function on an AIO device without having it connected to a computer?

Thanks in advance

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All in one
by pgc3 / February 2, 2011 12:23 AM PST

Yes that function (COPY) will work without a computer the suggestion would be just to get a cheapie all in one, saw some Hp units at Office depot on sale (a few weeks ago) for 79.00, that would work.

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How about WiFi (wireless printing, scanning)
by posgreen / February 12, 2011 3:25 AM PST

We recommend Energy Star compliant hardware.

Cannon makes a great AIO machine that reads memory cards, has built-in WiFi (wireless connection to PC) full-duplex printing and scanning (both sides of the paper, can reduce paper costs up to 50%) and is very affordable.

To see it in action visit
Wish you the best.

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