The gapTCO is an intuitive, graphical user experience designed to allow simple and easy analysis of the Total Cost of Ownership of printer and MFP devices. This month's edition compares the CPP/CPC of the Ricoh Aficio MP C305SPF, Lexmark X748de MFP, Xerox ColorQube 8700/X MFP and HP LaserJet Enterprise 500 color MFP M575dn.

gapTCO includes both printer-based products and copier-based MFP devices and offers two sales model types: Cartridge (CPP) and Contract (CPC). CPP rates are based on consumables usage. CPC rates include the cost of all consumables and maintenance, but are not impacted by consumable usage. 

At an AMPV of 4,000, 50% color, and length of ownership of 3 years:

The Ricoh Aficio MP C305SPF under Contract (CPC) is the winning product with the lowest TCO of $9.732.00, followed by the Lexmark X748de MFP (Cartridge CPP) with a TCO of $10.634.94, Xerox ColorQube 8700/X MFP (Contract CPC, $11,367.00), and HP LaserJet Enterprise 500 color MFP M575dn (Cartridge CPP, $13,303.54).

Usage-Based Black CPPs for this specific printing environment, lowest to highest, are as follows:

    • o HP LaserJet Enterprise 500 color MFP M575dn: $0.0204
    • o Lexmark X748de MFP: $0.0208
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  • Black CPCs lowest to highest are as follows:
    • o Ricoh Aficio MP C305SPF: $0.0140
    • o Xerox ColorQube 8700/X MFP: $0.0190
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  • Usage-Based Color CPPs for this specific printing environment, lowest to highest, are as follows:
    • o Lexmark X748de MFP: $0.0922 
    • o HP LaserJet Enterprise 500 color MFP M575dn: $0.1324
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  • Color CPCs lowest to highest are as follows:
  • o Ricoh Aficio MP C305SPF: $0.0900 
    o Xerox ColorQube 8700/X MFP: $0.1000

 

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The gapTCO is an intuitive, graphical user experience designed to allow simple and easy analysis of the Total Cost of Ownership of printer and MFP devices.