The Brother MFC-J4510DW all-in-one printer leads with a stylishly compact chassis and its Web-connectivity rounds out an impressive list of useful features for small offices.
The Dell B1160w's limited paper input capacity and lack of Ethernet networking constrain its use for small businesses with high-volume workloads, but its compact form makes it an affordable solution for personal use at home.
Boasting Apple AirPrint, automatic double-sided printing, and impressive performance for the price, the Canon Pixma MG3200 is a fine choice for shoppers looking for an inexpensive printer.
Targeted at individuals with a limited budget and modest printing demands, the Canon Pixma MG2220 earns a recommendation for its expansive software offering and excellent photo image quality.
The Brother MFC-7860DW and its autodocument feeder, wireless connectivity, and simple installation make it an apt match for small businesses with moderate printing needs.
The $399 HP LaserJet Pro 400 M401dw bundles all of HP's latest technologies into a tight package, but the 3.5-inch touch-screen display doesn't offer enough unique features to warrant the price jump to $400, especially compared with competing devices. Small businesses and home offices shopping for a reliable monochrome laser printer for quick prints should ignore the HP LaserJet M401dw's inflated price tag and look for a better deal.
The MFC-9325CW is a step up from the MFC-9125CN in both price and features, although its colour output is still noticeably sketchy.
HP's colour laser multifunction printer delivers very high-quality prints, especially in colour, but you'll need plenty of patience while waiting for your prints.
HP's 3D-capable MFC has a unique gimmick, but it's one that will only appeal to a tiny niche of users.
Brother's MFC 9125CN offers a budget SOHO printing centre that lacks frills, speed or particularly good quality printing. The trade-offs are worth it if you only intermittently print colour, and have plenty of patience.
Despite its remote-printing capabilities, the Kodak ESP 3.2's design blunders and inconsistent performance are unacceptable in the face of competing multifunctions in the sub-$100 category.
Epson announces the availability of a new multifunction imaging device with remote printing, cloud connectivity, and wireless pairing all in a small package the company dubs a Small-in-One.
The HP Officejet Mobile 150 is a useful travel companion for professionals, but you can spend half the cash on the touch-screen-free previous model that performs just as well.
The HP Photosmart 7510 e-All-in-One boasts quick output speeds, multiple connectivity options, cloud printing, and a growing number of apps in the HP Web store, earning our recommendation to those hunting for a flexible imaging machine.
The Kodak ESP 1.2 is a decent, if not exactly spectacular, budget all-in-one printer. Its output isn't from the top drawer, but it's still likely to be more than acceptable for most people. Also, its relatively cheap colour ink cartridges make it a good option for those who need to print lots of colour pages.
Many people will consider the $1,999 MakerBot Replicator out of reach. However, a $500 3D printer? Now we're talking. But is it any good?
The LaserJet Pro 400 MFP M425dn is the first multifunction monochrome laser printer to get the ePrint and AirPrint networking treatment.
The HP Photosmart 5520 e-All-in-One delivers ePrint and AirPrint compatibility for just $100.