Invented many decades ago in the late thirties, photocopiers
have come a long way since their humble beginnings. Most present
make use of the ‘Xerography’ technology that creates
exact copies of documents containing text, images and graphics.
are now used widely in business, schools, colleges, and governmental
agencies. Depending on your needs, you can also buy one for your
own personal use. Photocopiers
that are currently available in the market, make use of all the
latest technologies such as touch-screen control panels, energy
saving and heat-reducing components, automated print scan and
network connection functionalities and many others.
These high-end photocopiers are quite useful because they are
designed to fit into the existing IT systems that have become
a norm in most large organizations. Connected to a LAN network,
they function as centralized printing workhorses, catering to
the photocopying needs of the entire organization.
Different types of photocopiers
are available in the market and what you finally select will depend
on your specific needs and requirements. To aid you in your decision
making process, described below are two of the most common types
available in the market.