Whether you lease or buy a copier, you will often need accessories. Here is a glossary of copier accessories, if you are not sure what they are all about:
550 Sheet Feeder – This could also be called an extra paper tray. What this would be used for is if you had some jobs in letter sized (8.5 X 11) paper and other in Legal sized (8.5 X 14) and didn’t want to unload one paper source and load the other paper source. Most copies have what is called a manual paper feed, so if it is occasional, you could always use that instead.
Fax Kit – This gives your copier the capacity to send and receive faxes.
2000 Sheet Feeder – Also High Capacity paper feeder – What this accessory does is allow you to load up 4 paper trays so that you don’t have to change out paper quite as often.
Copier Stand – If you have a sturdy desk, this often is not needed (and the space), however, if you need the space or the desk can’t handle 100 pounds, this is for you.
Finisher – Stapler – This is an automatic feature so you or your staff don’t have to manually use a stapler.
Postscript – This is really important for Mac users. If you have a Mac, make sure the copier comes with PostScript or you get this option.
Network Installation – This is great for people who don’t have an IT team or don’t want to deal with the setup of the copier. Normally it takes about an hour and a half to two hours to properly set up a copier with all the features for most companies.