. What do I need an office copier to do?
Modern digital copiers are sometimes referred to as ”multifunctional products” because they can do more than just copy. Almost all are also capable of printing, faxing, and scanning. The modules to support these functions are most often sold as add-ons which means you can decide later if you want to add functionality.
Having a multifunctional product connected to your internal network allows your staff to print, copy, or send faxes from their computers. Because the machine is still a copier, users can also make collated - even stapled - sets of documents without having to leave their seats. Space limitations may also require a multifunctional copier solution.
Some buyers have a perception that adding more functions to a copier can reduce its reliability, but that is not the case any more. However, relying on one device for printing, faxing, and copying does mean that if it breaks down, you may lose all three functions at once