Not every office has a substantial IT department to cater to the technological needs of an office. Many small businesses make due with a reliable laser printer or two. Even larger companies often find that their IT personnel are occupied with problems other than a jamming or streaking printer.
Thus it happens that whoever encounters the problem with the printer is the lucky person who is designated to have the printer repaired. On the whole, printers are simple, easy to use machines. They are designed to be user-friendly, and frequently a toner change, a quick web search, or some dedicated fiddling will result in a printer being restored to normal function.
Sadly, printers are not always as cooperative as might be wished. Calling Laser Printer Resource will ensure that your printer is cleaned and repaired professionally, and you can make the process more efficient by knowing a little more about your printer.
Printers have model numbers, such as HP 1000, HP 1200, and HP P3015. Knowing your printer’s model will allow us to bring replacement parts to the service call, resulting in a quick repair time. This is especially important when model numbers are not simply numbers. They have other endings, like HP 3300mfp, HP 4050tn, and HP 4350d. These extra letters are commonly used acronyms / abbreviations in printer model numbers; they often indicate that a printer is equipped with extra features.
Reading your printer’s model number may even result in a pleasant surprise; you might find out that your printer can do more than you ever expected!
Please enjoy this list of common abbreviations in the printing industry:
aio = All-in-one
xm = Duplex, Extra tray, Network and Mailbox
d = Duplex (allows the printer to automatically print on both sides of the paper)
dt = Duplex and Extra Tray
dn = Duplex and Network
dtn = Duplex, Extra Tray and Network (Now “x”)
x = Duplex, Extra Tray and Network (Formerly dtn)
xh = Duplex, Extra Tray, Network and Hard Disk
xs = Duplex, Extra Tray, Network and Stacker
xsk = Duplex, extra tray, network and stapler/stacker
t = Extra Tray
f = Fax
h = Hard Disk
i = Imaging (Card Slots)
m = Mailbox
n = Network (allows the printer to be on a network)
s = Stacker
sk = Stapler and Stacker
tn = Tray and Networking
wf = Wi Fi
nw = Wireless Network