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While the majority of our research is confidential to our clients, the following reports are free for public consumption. These reports follow SpencerLab's established research and testing methodologies.

Comparative Print Quality and Ink Usage Study

HP Designjet Z5400, Designjet Z6200, and Designjet Z3200 vs. Canon imagePROGRAF iPF8400S, iPF8400, and Epson Stylus Pro 9890

Digital Press Benchmarks: Availability & Actual Production

Xerox iGen4, HP Indigo 7000, Indigo 5500, Indigo 7500, and Indigo 7600 Digital Presses

Monochrome Cartridge Reliability Comparison Study — 2012

HP LaserJet Toner Cartridges vs. Asia Pacific Non-HP Brands

Thermal InkJet Cartridge Reliability

HP's TIJ 1.0 Industrial Print Cartridge

Are Refilled Print Cartridges Really Cheaper for Mail Addressing?

HP TIJ 2.5 Industrial [OEM] print cartridges vs. refilled print cartridges

Digital Press Benchmarks: Availability & Actual Production

Xerox Color 800, Konica Minolta bizhub C8000, and Ricoh Pro C901

HP T300 Color Inkjet Web Press Print Quality Analysis

Comparison with 133- and 175-line Offset

Print Quality Analyses — ColorLok Media Evaluation Report

AiO Printers: Brother MFC–5490CN, Canon PIXMA MX860 & MX7600, Epson WorkForce 600, HP Officejet 6500 & Officejet Pro 8500

Print Quality Analysis — ColorLok Media Evaluation Slide Deck

AiO Printers: Brother MFC–5490CN, Canon PIXMA MX860 & MX7600, Epson WorkForce 600, HP Officejet 6500 & Officejet Pro 8500

Print & Copy Quality Comparison

HP Officejet Pro 8500 AiO Printer Series vs. Brother MFC-9440CN & Samsung CLX-3175FN Laser All-in-Ones

Xerox & Third-Party Toners Reliability Test Report

Xerox Phaser 6360 Color Laser Printer

Print Quality Analysis: Modes, Media, and Competitive

Xerox ColorQube™ 9203 vs. Canon imageRUNNER C5180, Konica Minolta bizhub C650, and Ricoh Aficio MP C5000

Xerox iGen4 Photographic Image Print Quality

One of the Best options available today

White Paper: Xerox Nuvera® 288 EA Perfecting Production System

Monochrome Digital Press Comparative Analysis: Xerox Nuvera 288 & Océ VarioPrint 6250

White Paper: Stream Concept Press from Kodak

On the way to Offset-Class Print Quality

White Paper: Digital Press Photographic Print Quality

Digital Presses Rise to a New Challenge—HP Indigo press 5500 leads in Photographic Print Quality

Comparative Study: Print Quality, Recycled Paper Usage Testing, Ease-of-Use/Functionality

Integrated Toner Cartridge vs. Multi-Piece Toner/Photoconductor Drum Systems
HP LaserJet P2015, Brother HL-5240, Dell 1720, Kyocera FS-1030D, Lexmark E350d

Cost-per-Print Comparison: HP Officejet Pro

K5400 Series Printers & L7580/L7680/L7780 Series AiOs
vs. Brother MFC-7820N, Brother MFC-9420CN, Epson AcuLaser CX11NF, Samsung ML-1610, Samsung CLP-300, Samsung SCX-4521F

Print Quality Comparison (Abridged): HP Officejet Pro

L7000 Series vs. Laser All-in-Ones
Mono Laser AiOs: Brother MFC-7820N & Samsung SCX-4521F
Color Laser AiOs: Brother MFC-9420CN & Epson AcuLaser CX11NF

Throughput Speed Performance Comparison: HP Officejet Pro

K5000 Series vs. Samsung CLP-300N
L7000 Series vs. Laser All-in-Ones: Brother MFC-9420N & Epson AcuLaser CX11NF

Color Business Document Preference Psychometric Research: Business User Preferences

Dell 3100cn, Dell 5100cn, Epson AcuLaser C1100, Epson AcuLaser C4200DN, HP CLJ 2600n, HP CLJ 4700n, Konica-Minolta magicolor 2400W, Konica-Minolta magicolor 5450, Oki C3200n, Oki C7350n, Xerox Phaser 6120N, Xerox Phaser 6350DP

Cost-per-Print Comparative Benchmarking: User Representative Test Target

HP LaserJet 1320 vs. Dell 1710, Lexmark E340, Samsung ML-2250

Photo Print Quality Research: US, France, and China Focus Groups

HP Photosmart 8750 vs. Canon i9900, Epson Stylus Photo R2400 and R1800, Kodak EasyShare Gallery;
HP Photosmart 8050 vs. Canon Pixma iP5000 and iP6000D, Dell AIO 962, Epson Stylus Photo R320, Kodak EasyShare Gallery;
HP Photosmart 385 vs. Canon Selphy DS700, Dell Photo Printer 540, Epson Picture Mate Deluxe, Kodak EasyShare Gallery;
HP Premium Plus Photo Paper vs. Kodak Ultima Picture Paper

Cost-per-Print Photo Study

HP PSC 2355 vs. Dell 942

Comparative Study: Hewlett-Packard Designjet 130

HP DesignJet 130 vs. Epson 4000, Epson 7600

Consumer Preference Research: Photographic Print Quality

HP 8-Color vs. Conventional Processing & Competitive 6-Color Inkjet Printers

Consumer Preference Research: HP Inkjet vs. Conventional Processing: Photographic Print Quality

HP Premium Plus Photo Paper vs. Conventional (Silver Halide) Prints;
HP Premium Plus Photo Paper vs. Kodak Ultima Picture Paper;
6-color vs. 4-color prints on HP DeskJet 5550

Comparative Study

HP Designjet 20ps vs. Epson Stylus Pro 5000, Epson Stylus Color 3000 and Epson Stylus Photo 1280

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