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Is there a good durable scanner printer

whats a good durable scanner printer thats affordable to carry in the truck

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I bought a cheap Epson stylus nx515 for around $70 at office max about 2-3 yrs ago and purchased a two year full replacement warranty because I was worried about it holding up in the truck.

I still have it and never had any problems.

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I been looking and listening and I think I might go with the canon or the HP that has i print compatible printers...just because I have an iphone. here is what I am learning. For the last 3 years I've been using a Lexmark 3 in One, and it does great. If you have any Apple hardware (iphone, ipad, whatever) you can go to Apple and they have a list of compatible printers. find the one you like then go to Amazon, they have the best price for the ones I'm considering buying.

I talked to an apple tech guy and he thought that using APPS called Doc's to go or Pages for iphone.... which uses PDF formats.

Now I get a job, I'm not setup with this company, so I get the contract, I print it, complete the packet, scan it to the laptop and then either email or efax it. Then I get the rate sheet then I print the rate sheet, and if the customer wants it right back I have to scan it to the laptop and send it. Of course I'm tethered to the laptop using data all the while. Now I think we are all on the same page when I say we are using wires to do all this.

With the i print, I get the contract on the phone, I send it to the iprint printer wireless-ly, of course I have to stop if I'm driving to complete the contract.

I scan it to the app and from the app (whichever one you choose) and with the phone I send it as a email from the app. I also use efax.com for my faxing at home and on the road if the customer needs it to come to a fax machine. Efax also has a mobile app too so you can fax from your phone or laptop.

I sure we all know it costs 2 dollars for the first page then 1.00 up to 2.00 for any additional received faxed pages at the fuel desk at just about any truck stop, then you have to re-send it back at the same rates...it won't take long to pay for a 100.00 iprinter. I've had some contracts cost over 40.00 to receive and send it back using the truck stop faxes.

fortunately for me in the last 2 years I only worked for 5 or 6 companies, so my paperwork has went down.

For Wifi, I think I will get the Sprint unlimited and also their mobile hotspot. If you do this you can use your wifi enabled printer to print from your laptop, but not your phone. This works just like your wireless modem at your house.

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Thanks for answering the question Steve....before I asked it!

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Are you wanting this to send your bol's in to your company? or do you need the printer also? If its the scanner you need to send bol's in you can take a picture with your smart phone and the download the app camscanner and convert it to pdf and send it in. My company told me that they turn out better than trans flow

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i have an hp i picked up at walmart 5 years ago, still working fine in my freight shaker. most of the small light ones will probably hold up for awhile, mine sits on a foam pad cut out of one of those pads camping places sell for putting under a sleeping bag.

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If you have an Android get the Camscanner app. it's free an works great! We've been using it for the last 2 years. Just make sure you have good light when you snap the picture.

We keep an HP deskjet 100 in the truck, no scanner though.

Small and lightweight. $150

HP 5514 set up in the office prints out emailed Camscanner bills wireless on office network. Nice scanner copier. $150

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I first measured the shelf in my truck so I knew how much room I had to work with. The HP OfficeJet I already owned wouldn't fit.

So I went to the local office supply store and measured the MFD's (multi function device) in my price range.

If it's for office work I recommend one that copy, scans, and prints. Also it should be able to scan and save to a .pdf file. Some low end MFD's will only save to .tiff or some other picture format rather than .pdf.

Also I recommend one that can save to some sort of removable memory such as USB or SD card. WiFi is probably a good option too since it gives you another networking option.

I ended up buying an Epson WorkForce 645 because it had the features above, the right dimensions, and the right price. I forget the price but it's not the top of the line. I haven't had any problems with it. I had it in my truck since I bought it in February 2012.

I think any of the MFD's will be fine in a truck. If you want to feel a little better you can buy an extra warranty at the store you buy it from (if available).

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i have an ink jet scanner printer photocopier.get a laser printer.won't dry out

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we have a hp 4140 all in one for the last 3 years works great and the color/bw copier is handy

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