photocopier

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photocopier

A machine that makes a duplicate of a paper document. Xerox invented the photocopy process in wide use today, which scans the sheet of paper to capture an image of its contents. However, machines in the early 1900s from the Rectigraph Company and the Photostat Corporation created an actual photograph of the document. See Xerox.
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Copiers Refurbished takes copy machines that are used for less than three months according to the manufacturer's standards, and restores them to their original condition.
Another reason to buy refurbished copy machines is to keep the used machines out of landfills.
Total quantity or scope: Delivery - print and copy machine, COMPUTER PARTS AND ACCESSORIES (Personal Computers, Laptops, UPS power -Surse sites Electirc) for the Forestry Satu Mare, as specified in the specifications.
The copy machines are sold at up to 75% off MSRP, and have been used less than 3 months.
The article explains that proper maintenance and handling of your copy machine will not only extend the lifespan of your copier, but it also makes a very big difference in producing the best results in your photocopies.
Plus they offer free nationwide shipping to any street level address throughout the contiguous United States, and their professional sales staff will assist with putting your copy machine under a local service contract using our national copier dealer network.
Whether at home or place of business, if your copy machine is out of order more often than not, maybe it's time for a replacement.
Manufacturers also tout a scanner's ability to act as a home copy machine, by sending a scan directly to a printer.
The article details some of the reasons to choose a used copy machine over new, including the thousands of dollars that can be saved.
PHOTO (Color) Joanna LaFata, 11, runs the copy machine Thursday while at work with mom Barbara LaFata, Palmdale public information officer.
Court leaders already have identified several areas of improvement in the system - from the need for jury reforms to the lack of a public copy machine in the downtown courthouse.
10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Copiers Refurbished, the independent dealer of copy machines based out of Central Minnesota, has released a new article laying out how long a copy machine should last before it needs to be replaced.