Mac Compatible All-In-One Printer And Scanning Devices
The number of Apple compatible multi-function inkjet and laser printing, scanning and copying solutions is staggering. The vast majority of Macintosh users opt for an All-In-One multi-function scan, copy, print, and sometimes fax device integrated into a single peripheral. With WiFi wireless now standard in most printers, those with Apple AirPrint or mobile device support make them usable on not just Mac OSX, but on Apple iOS gadgets as well.
Explore some of the auto-suggested Apple-friendly AIO / MFP peripherals available on Amazon shown above - or read on below for some of our recommendations of Mac-specific print / scan / copy solutions.
Apple AirPrint Compatible AIO Printers
Apple's auto-discovery of devices on a WiFi wireless network is embodied in AirPrint technology. It makes it almost automatic and instantaneous for printers to be recognized and available for use. Many manufacturers include AirPrint compatibility to make printer setup brain-dead simple and quick. Many, though not all Wi-Fi enabled printers include AirPrint these days, but you need to read the fine print of hardware specifications to make sure. Wi-Fi Direct is a competing technology that allows devices to print directly to the device without needing a wireless router sitting in-between.
Cheap All-In-One MFP Printers For Mac
It should be noted that full featured Mac compatible AIO inkjet printers for MacOS needn't cost an arm and a leg. Print, scan, copy and occasionally fax functions can easily be had for well under $100 USD and often include WiFi, color LCD control panels, some even touch panels at a very low price. Of course, it's the cost of the ink is where Epson, Canon, Hewlett-Packard, Brother and others make the REAL money on your printer purchase. As such you can find a dirt-cheap wireless Apple compatible printing and scanning solution on a budget with a low initial per page printing cost.