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Cost of Printing

This page exists to provide information that highlights the value of using our multi-function printers (MFP) whenever possible instead of using laser or inkjet printers. The chart below lists the average cost of printing a standard 8 1/2 x 11 page* with 5% page coverage for black and white and 30% page coverage for color.  

 

 

Inkjet

Laser

Hybrid MFP – Canon

Hybrid MFP - Konica Minolta

B&W

.10

.03

.0099 - .012

.0099

Color

.30

.18

.051 - .054

.050

 

What does 5% page coverage look like?  It looks like the document below on the left while 30% page coverage is illustrated quite well by the document below on the right.

Letter written of text depicting 30% coverage Text and imaging depicting 5% coverage

* Based on published industry averages from HP