Best Large Format Printers TechnoBuffalo 2020

Any paper size between A0 and A3 is considered large as opposed to the regular A4 paper. Printing graphics like maps, blueprints, posters and portrait photos on bigger paper sizes requires you to use large format printers. Generally, large format printers are more expensive than desktops. Being a longterm investment, we have carefully rounded up the best large format printers to help you create true-to-life colour prints and bold black texts.

Big Brother: Brother MFC-J5330DW A4 with A3 Inkjet Printer

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This printer is an improved version of the J5000 series and an excellent choice for budget-conscious small businesses. The Brother MFC-J5330DW has a 50-sheet automatic document feeder and a first page out time of 6 seconds. It has a sturdy construction and uses high-yield inks that print up to 3000 pages. The printers prints A3 sized documents from a compact A4 standpoint.

£129 at Amazon

Wireless Convenience: Epson Expression Photo XP-15000 Printer

Enhanced with wireless connectivity, the Epson Expression Photo XP-15000 packs a ton of features in a compact design. It sports a 200- sheet front tray, back paper tray, and auto 2-sided printing. The printer delivers vibrant large-format colour prints (up to 13'' x 19'') and professional black and white photo prints. Always use Epson cartridges for stunning results.

£251 at Amazon

Quality on a Budget: HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 Colour Inkjet Printer

The HP Officejet Pro is an excellent pick for anyone looking to make affordable and exceptionally coloured A3 copies, scans and prints. With print speeds of up to 21 ppm (black) and 17 ppm (colour), this all-in-one printer is perfect for shared office spaces and mobile printing thanks to wireless connectivity. The printer works best when paired with HP original chip cartridge.

£135 at Amazon

Easy to Use: Epson SureColor SC-P600 Printer

With a large 2.7'' colour touch panel and automated Wi-Fi set up, the Epson SureColor SC-P600 is fast and easy to use. It has a nine-colour UltraChrome HD ink set with Vivid Magenta to generate high-quality prints. The printer is great for amateur photographers or anyone who prints on thick media, fine art paper or canvas.

£571 at Amazon

Perfect for A1/D Prints: HP DesignJet T125 24-in Printer

Speed up your large format printing tasks with the HP Designjet T125 printer. Your clients don't have to wait a whole minute since the printer generates A1/D prints within 45 seconds. It comes with a built-in A3/A4 tray for smaller documents. You can connect to the built-in Wi-Fi and print right away and use the free HP Click software to speed up your PDF printing process.

£1000 at Amazon

A Reliable Brother: Brother MFC-J6945DW A3 Colour Printer

Designed for busy office environments, the Brother MFC-J6945DW has print, scan, fax and copy functions for all documents up to A3 sizes. The 4-in-1 business inkjet printer has an automated A3 2-sided print function, a 500-sheet capacity, 100-sheet multi-purpose tray, 50-sheet ADF and auto low-paper detection. Combine all that with fast print speeds, there is no waiting around.

£415 at Amazon

Our top picks

Getting a large format printer for your business will enable you to print designs and images over the regular 8.5'' x 11'' (A4) size. Besides the basic choice options of going for either an inkjet or a laser printer, paper size is such an important consideration. A good printer should support a range of paper sizes to give you the freedom to scale up or down whenever the need arises.

The Brother MFC-J5330DW Printer is like the big brother we all need. You will enjoy great print speeds of up to 22ipm mono and 20ipm for colour prints. With a 250-paper capacity, you'll be covered for a couple of printing sessions. You can print stacks of photos easily with the Epson Expression Photo XP-15000. It's very stylish, compact, and looks stunning from all angles. Packed with a ton of features like a 200- sheet front tray, back paper tray and automated 2-sided printing, you are in for a pleasant printing experience.

You can never go wrong with HP as is evident with the HP OfficeJet Pro 7740 Inkjet Printer . It's perfect for printing, scanning and doing photocopies while keeping your cost down by almost 50% as opposed to laser printers. With this printer, you don't have to compromise on quality when working with a tight budget.

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