There comes a point in time when everything you own will break down.
The question you always have to ask yourself is “should I fix it or buy a new one”
I often get this question when it comes to printers. I had one actually this past week. The client had an ancient Canon all in one printer (prob 6 years old). The manager approved to fix it at a cost of approx $300 and 2 week delay to order parts.
This is bad decision.
I found a $200 Brother Mono-Laser Multi Function at Staples. I told them to order a new printer.
Why is this a bad decision
Mainly because fixing an ancient printer is a loosing option.
- You spend more to fix it then you do to buy a new one.
- The replacement part doesn’t guarantee some other part doesn’t break
- Small desktop printers are considered throw away items.
- If it breaks throw it away
- You’ll get more life from a cheapo printer than you will from a fixing an old printer.
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