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When it comes to choosing a new printer, you could well find yourself swamped with options. One of the newest of these though is a wireless printer; but you might well be wondering how exactly a printer can produce documents without cables.

Well, the process itself is remarkably simple. Wireless printers work in much the same way as your wi-fi internet. The message is passed between the computer or source device to the printer through transmitted signals.

This does of course open up the same issues that you might encounter with wireless internet at home or in the work place, which includes going out of range and service outages. However, that certainly shouldn't deter you from considering this wireless option.

The primary benefit of this kind of printing is that you don't need to have cables trailing across your floor space. As we all know, the more cables you have clogging up your office, the more potential hazards there are. Not only can people trip and physically harm themselves, but they can become damaged and rendered unusable over time.

Modern health and safety statutes in the work place require that all cabling is secured so that employees don't harm themselves whilst moving around the office. This can create a logistical nightmare, particularly in environments where there are numerous terminals in operation. Each time you alter the layout of your work place, you need to ensure that all network wires are uprooted and then secured again. This of course takes time and resources to do and can be extremely frustrating.

Of course, this possible scenario is eliminated when using a wireless printer.

Wireless printers are, in the most part at least, much the same as their cabled counterparts. In fact the only real difference, aside from costing, is the clear lack of any trailing cables. Most models are standard colour or mono laser printers, although you may also find that multifunction variants are becoming increasingly popular.

Computers need to connect to the printer remotely and will ordinarily require the same downloaded driver that you use for standard printer models. Once the connection is made they will then be able to send documents remotely to the printer where they are completed.

There's no loss of quality in the finished printed product and installation is no more difficult. The vast majority of wireless models tend to be laser printers, which use a toner cartridge filled with powdered inks. In mono devices this will just be a black tone, whilst coloured variants will of course also include the three primary shades - yellow, blue and red. Inkjets are also available, but as these tend to be smaller, cheaper devices - casting aside specialist models - the inclusion of a wireless router is often overlooked.

Laser printers are perfect for busy offices. They can produce vast quantities of printed documents in a relatively short amount of time. With larger sheet feeding capacity and memory to allow for queuing of projects, they are often found in larger workplaces that need the efficiency and cost-effectiveness that these machines provide. By getting a wireless model those benefits are amplified.

As previously mentioned though, you will have to ensure that the wireless printer you choose to buy is compatible with your workplace; by which I mean all work stations are within range of the printer and its signal. Most have a reasonable range, so there shouldn't be any issues, but always check beforehand just to avoid any printing issues further down the line.

So in short, a wireless printer works in a very similar fashion to a cabled device, only using an Internet signal to communicate between machines. The data is sent electronically from a computer, laptop or other compatible device to the printer, where it transposes the image on to the page. Whilst technologically advanced, the process itself is markedly simplistic.
About Author Derek Rogers :

Derek Rogers is a freelance writer who writes for a number of UK businesses. For a wide range of printers and products by brand, he recommends Printware Ltd, a leading provider of colour laser printers: <a href="http://www.printware.co.uk/Products/Dept/Printers/Group/Colour-Laser-Printers/Home.html" target="_blank">http://www.printware.co.uk/Products/Dept/Printers/Group/Colour-Laser-Printers/Home.html</a>


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Article Added on Tuesday, February 2, 2010
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