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Okidata C-550: The Printer for Craft Making

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Craft making is an artsy hobby. People engaged in this art transcend their artistic skills into making things that could serve as gifts, displays or products for commercial advertising. In the past, crafts can only be made out of materials such as wood and fabric. However today, there are several materials that can be used with the availability of machines like the printer. The Okidata C-550 for one is a laser printer popular to crafting businesses. It is widely used for printable crafts such as greeting cards, invitations, party circles, and transfer sheets.

Okidata C-550 Features Good for Making Crafts

Color quality The Okidata C-550 has a resolution of 1200 dpi x 600 dpi for both monochrome and color which makes it an ideal tool for making high quality colored printable crafts. The printout it delivers fair highly especially on plain paper and even on hard paper. Consumables  Its toner cartridge Okidata 43324404 (black) yields up to 5,000 pages @ 5% coverage. With this capacity, one can make hundreds of crafts before reaching the need for replacement. However, OEM cartridges are a bit pricey. Good thing there are aftermarket consumables like compatible toner cartridges and toner refill kits that are cheaper alternatives to the original counterparts. This reduces the printing cost further but without compromising the quality of the crafts.

Printing cost Compared to inkjet cartridges, toner cartridges are much cheaper. And when it comes to printing crafts, the inkjets are proven to be an expensive supply. Although inkjets are known to produce good photo qualities, there are now laser printers like the Okidata C-550 which produce a similar print quality to what inkjet printers can provide. With this, overall cost is significantly lower.

Durability The C-550 is a durable machine. Made to have a maximum monthly cycle of up to 60,000 pages, this printer does not easily fail or malfunction even when assigned with high volume prints. Different media can also be inserted, along with other crafting materials. This color printer is a good choice for creating details on fabric, transfer sheets and matte paper.

Other than printing documents and images, the Okidata C-550 can be also used for making fun crafts and materials. This machine in many other ways has proven its worth to be a good tool for business operations and even fun activities such as doing printable crafts. Fear of running out of toner? There are many stores that offer 43324404 compatible tonercartridges.

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