Colour Vs. Black And White Copiers
You can choose between two kinds of copiers. Either colour or black and white copiers. Which one you choose will depend on what you intend on copying. Let us take a look at a few examples.
The first example is a printing store. There are a number of small stores who offer services such as faxing and printing and copying and sometimes internet access as well. They will often have two copiers, one colour and one black and white. This is because colour copiers tend to be more expensive to run than black and white copiers. They will charge two different prices for colour copies and black and white copies because of this. Black ink is also generally cheaper than colour ink and so, even if they only have a colour copier, they will charge less for black and white copies.
Then there is schools. They have a lot of need for copies of things like textbooks and worksheets, most of which are black and white. This means that black and white copiers will be more common in schools than colour copiers.
And, of course, there is the home copier. You will generally not find black and white copiers in homes. Most people buy those printer, copier, scanner and fax machines. It is not common to even find black and white printers anymore, so by default, the other functions will be in colour as well since the printer is a colour printer and they all will use the same print head.
The most common deciding factor between whether you get colour copiers of black and white copiers is the kind of copying you will be doing. If you are only going to do black and white copies then the colour copier will be wasted on you as you will never use the colour cartridges and you will have to replace the black ink cartridge more often as it is smaller than in a black and white copier. If you are going to be doing the occasional colour copies then you will want to have a colour copier for those occasions.