Month: June 2018

Top 5 Printer Maintenance Tips

Taking care and proper maintenance of your printer will help it to perform at its best and will keep it in good condition for many more years to come. Whether you own an inkjet or laser printer, we’ve put together our top five printer maintenance tips for you to follow. We hope you find them helpful:   Clean your printer It is essential to keep your printer as clean as possible. Wipe away any interior paper dust or debris on a regular basis. Replace Cartridges You don’t need to replace the cartridge as soon as your printer indicates that it is low; however it is a good idea to plan on replacing it within a few weeks. A dry cartridge read more...

Printing is Sustainable: The Current Trends That are Emerging

Whilst in the past it has been predicted that printing will become an extinct use within any business, the opposite has happened. If anything, printing is evolving to meet our ever-increasing needs. Problematic issues with disposal of hardware and consumables have been addressed by the industry manufacturers to ensure that concern over waste disposal is minimised, along with the power used to operate the devices and using paper that is more environmentally friendly. SO, Mode has reviewed what trends are emerging and how printing needn’t be unsustainable nor environmentally damaging. New models: whether they are desktop, mobile, multifunctional devices, are now far more energy-efficient than they ever have been. They are faster and less costly to run. MFD’s (Multifunctional Devices), read more...

Common Printer Problems (and How to Fix Them)

Printers are the unsung heroes of today’s busy office environment and it’s often not until they hit a hurdle that we realise how much we rely on them. Equipment that’s not performing properly can cause issues in more ways than one; firstly, in terms of the cost of repairs and secondly in terms of precious time. Here, we’ve collated a selection of the most common problems affecting printers and how to fix them. Poor quality prints This is an annoying issue. Your printer works perfectly well, it’s just as fast as it ever was, but the prints are coming out blurred or with odd marks on them. You can’t use badly printed documents in a professional capacity so you need read more...

3 Signs Your Printers Need to be Updated

Printers are such an integral part of most businesses that many people forget just how important it is to ensure that they are in tip-top condition. They’re generally long-lasting enough to be taken for granted. We might not even notice the first signs that a printer is past it’s best and heading rapidly for its’ sell-by-date, but in today’s’ climate of paranoia around data protection, it will pay more than ever before for you to stay on top of things. It’s probably unfair to say that the interest in data protection is a kind of paranoia…it’s not. It’s founded in the very real risks which every one of us are facing today thanks to increased incidents of data breaches. Even read more...