Printers are a galore today and there's no problem
Then there are printers that the average person does not normally use and one of these is the label printer that is mostly used in manufacturer's warehouses and wholesale shops to label their goods before being sent to the retail stores. The label printer comes in three types for the different labels required printing. The largest size is for the industrial labels printed for big time manufacturers with a commercial printer being used for labels of up to 8' while small sized labels are printed on a desktop printer.
If you happen to work for a credit card company you would no doubt have some knowledge about a credit card imprinter. This was mostly used by companies to carry out mobile transactions when accepting credit cards for payment purposes. It could be at a convention or exhibition when this was the only option open to businesses to accept credit card payments. The imprinter has become somewhat obsolete these days due to innovative technology being used for encryption of credit cards for greater security. But there are still some companies that use the imprinter when they have to process a payment while on the move.
Printing of receipts is something all of us are familiar with although we never stop to think about the technology behind the receipt we get for payments we make. But if you operate a retail business you will definitely need a receipt printer that is compatible with your point of sale system. The size and type of machine you buy will depend on the volume of business you do each month with an outlet that does a lot of business needing a receipt printer that can provide a quick output. You will also have to decide what you require to be printed; such as the name of your shop, date, invoice number etc. and whether you need your receipts to be printed in black and white or in color.
Anyone using an inkjet printer will be well aware of the number of printer cartridges he requires for his regular work. But beware that your printer cartridges can dry up quite quickly if not used for a long time. So make sure you print at least a page a day to keep the ink wet because these can be quite expensive and you wouldn't want to waste them unnecessarily. A printer toner on the other hand lasts a longer time and is usually used on a laser printer. You can however opt to buy a refilled printer toner which contrary to popular belief will provide you with quality printing at a much lesser price than what you have to pay for the original.