Printing is a part of most people’s lives, personal and/or professional. It is a booming industry in a flailing economy, but supply and demand keep a place reserved in the budget for printing products.
There are a few ways to optimize the dollar for printing, such as seeking reputable third-party vendors who reuse recycled cartridges or build compatible cartridges from scratch, equating to a cost 3-5 times less than OEM cartridges made by the manufacturer of the printer.
What about a way to reduce the frequency of which replacement cartridges are needed? That would be a good option for your budget as well as the environment!
Different printing modes are available on every printer. These modes basically represent ‘quality over quantity’ to ‘quantity over quality’. Each make and model may refer to these modes by different names, but in general, inkjet users can expect to see Fast or Draft, Normal and Best, while laser users may see different resolutions listed (the higher, the slower), EconoMode or TonerSave mode.
Various types of documents require different levels of quality. For instance, when you are printing highly complex graphics for work, you want to be sure to use the most detailed mode available. But just printing some recipes or directions or a flight itenerary, the same quality is not required. This is when you would switch to Draft, EconoMode or TonerSave mode, which can be done through the Print screen, allowing you to change the mode every time you print something.
That screen will look something like this:
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