Copier Questionnaire excerpeted from Buying a Copier? How to get what you're paying for.
A SOLID ARRAY OF FACTS ABOUT YOUR CURRENT copier needs is your best defense against copier sales ploys that may work against you. This is your first task in purchasing a new copier - evaluating your copier needs now and over the next five years.
For every copier you have placed in service, you need accurate records showing the number of copies made per month since the copier was purchased, the date and detailed results of every service call, including parts that were replaced and repairs that were made. Combined with the price you paid for the copier and the service contract, these records will give you a good idea of the cost per copy using current equipment as well as a measure of the reliability of your equipment.
Start with a checklist of the requirements and features you feel are important in the machine you will buy or lease. Here is a sample checklist:
Checklist for copier purchase
Copier Paper Source Questions
Copier needs to copy onto-
Copier Originals Questions
Copier needs to copy from-
Copier Hardware Needs Questions
1. Copy speed: ________
2. Document feed device:
3. Automatic duplexing?
5. Paper sizes that need to be loaded in the copier at the same time:
6. _____ Large capacity paper tray
7. _____ Single sheet bypass
8. _____ Reduction/Enlargement
Copier Leasing Needs Questions
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