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VIDEO: Review of the Brother PT-D450VP Label Printer

brother pt-d450vpIf you’re looking for a desktop label printer that will seamlessly slot into your office setup, then the Brother PT-D450VP Label Printer may be the ideal choice.

The Brother PT-D450VP is both reliable and affordable, so any business, from large companies to small home start-ups, will see this handy device become a vital part of their office.

Compact and well designed, the Brother PT-D450VP prints high-quality, durable labels up to 18mm wide at impressive speeds of 30mm per second, helping you keep your business fast and efficient.

Organising your home or office is simple with the Brother PT-D450VP, as you can quickly print labels for files, storage, cables, name badges for visitors and much more with this desktop labelling machine.

Coming with a backlit display and QWERTY keyboard, the Brother PT-D450VP is easy to use, so creating labels is simple and straight forward.  In fact, with this Brother label printer, you can hold up to 99 label designs, as well as connect to a PC to create your own unique labels.

Check out our video review of the Brother PT-D450VP Label Printer below:

Xerox Print Service for Android

xerox print serviceNowadays, whether it’s a smartphone or tablet, almost everybody has a mobile device that they use on a regular basis. However, despite this, over 50% of smartphone users and over 35% of tablet users don’t know how to print from their device as they don’t own a printer that connects to it*.  This is why the Xerox Print Service plug-in for Android has been introduced.

The Xerox Print Service gives users with an Android smartphone or tablet the ability to print to many Xerox printers and multifunction printers, removing the need to download third-party apps or print drivers.

As long as your Android device and Xerox printer are connected to a wireless network, the Xerox Print Service plug-in will let you print photos, web pages and documents with ease.

Xerox Print Service offers complete control over your prints, too, with adjustable settings including colour, number of copies, paper orientation, staples, secure code release printing and much more.

You can find out if the Xerox Print Service plug-in is compatible with your Xerox device here.

If you have an device running on Android 4.4 or later, you can download the Xerox Print Service plug-in from the Google Play store – download here.

Check out this video on how to use Xerox Print Service for more information:

*Source: IDC: Mobile Device Users / Non-Users: Print, Scan, Document
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Epson and Manchester United renew sponsorship agreement

Epson and Manchester United have announced a further renewal of their global sponsorship agreement, which reconfirms Epson as the club’s Official Office Equipment Supplier until the end of the 2017/18 season.

The renewal reflects the success to date of the partnership in helping Epson to engage more with its customers in key markets and enhance its global brand awareness. Now seeking to leverage its unique technologies in the office, commercial, healthcare, sports and other markets, Epson believes the relationship will continue to play a key role in boosting its global profile and supporting business growth for products such as inkjet printers, scanners, projectors and smart glasses.

According to the agreement, Epson will continue to benefit from stadium advertising rights and hospitality while supplying Manchester United with core office and front-of-house printing and imaging equipment. Although they compete in different environments, Epson believes the two organisations share a common commitment to continuous improvements in performance and innovation and to being an indispensable part of the community and the lives of customers and fans.

“We are very excited to renew our global sponsorship agreement with Manchester United,” said Ian Cameron General Manager of Brand Communications at Epson.

“The partnership to date has provided us with numerous benefits in key markets such as the office and emerging economies, and the renewal reiterates both organisations’ strong and ongoing commitment to excellence and to helping our customers to achieve their dreams.”

Manchester United’s Group Managing Director, Richard Arnold, comments: “Manchester United is very proud of its partnership with Epson. Already a household name, the company has shown the innovation and determination to take this name further, breaking into new and emerging markets.

“We are happy to have played our part in this expansion, introducing its fantastic products to our global fanbase. An example of this is Epson’s innovative 3D projector commercial featuring Manchester United players, which has been seen by over 10 million people worldwide.

“This is the second time Epson has extended its relationship with the Club – demonstrating the value that partnering with Manchester United brings to both the Club and to the partner.”

Windows 10 Compatible Printers

windows 10 compatible printersWindows 10 Compatible Printers and Printer Drivers 

The release of Windows 10 is coming sooner than expected and, as ever, we’re keeping a close eye on what that means when it comes to Windows 10 compatible printers and printer drivers.

We are expecting a number of enquiries upon the official release date, as many users will be interested to learn about Windows 10 compatible printers or what printer drivers they will need to make their existing device work seamlessly with Windows 10.

The quick answer is that new printers will have no issue with Windows 10, as the drivers will, more often than not, be built in to the devices – allowing you to use the printer without any issues.

For existing printers, each manufacturer will be releasing updated drivers to turn their devices into Windows 10 compatible printers.  If you need to download a printer driver for Windows 10 when it comes to your printer, be sure to visit this page, as we will have all the relevant details for each printer manufacturer.

As ever, we would always recommend that you keep up to date with the manufacturer’s latest driver updates – this will keep your machine running smoothly, without any problems.

If you are looking for information on Windows 8 compatible printers, click here.

If you would like some more information on Windows 10 Compatible Printers, you can call us for free on 0800 170 7234 or e-mail us at info@printerbase.co.uk.

VIDEO: Review of the Epson WorkForce Pro WF-5190DW Inkjet Printer

epson workforce pro wf-5190dw

Do you need to cut costs when it comes to printing in your business?  Look no further than the Epson WorkForce Pro WF-5190DW Inkjet Printer, which delivers a laser-like performance for those on a budget.

To give you a better understanding of the capabilities and features of the Epson WorkForce Pro WF-5190DW, we have put together a short video review for a closer look.

The Epson WorkForce Pro WF-5190DW, which is Wi-Fi-ready, looks just like a typical laser printer you would find in the office, but, as mentioned, it delivers the performance you expect from a laser with inkjet costs.

The print quality from the Epson WorkForce Pro WF-5190DW is exceptional, with Epson’s DURABrite Ultra ink technology producing vivid, eye-catching colours and accurate text, while top speeds of 34 pages per minute mean that no-one will be waiting around in your office.

The Epson WorkForce Pro WF-5190DW is packed with plenty of great features, too, including automatic two-sided printing and Wi-Fi Direct capabilities, which allow you to print directly to the printer from compatible devices without the need for a router.  Printing from mobiles and tablets is easy, with support for Apple AirPrint and Google Cloud Print, along with the Epson iPrint app.

As previously mentioned, it’s the low print costs that make the Epson WorkForce Pro WF-5190DW stand out.  These are achieved with Epson’s high-yield and extra high-yield ink cartridges providing an exceptionally low cost per page printed.

Check out our review of the Epson WorkForce Pro WF-5190DW Inkjet Printer below:

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