Imaging Equipment Type

Single purpose or multi-purpose system.

Data Type: 
Constrained List
Unit of Measure: 
Commercial, Residential, Multifamily
List Options Option Definition Unit of Measure
Copier Produces paper duplicates from paper originals. Includes upgradeable digital copiers (UDCs). None
Digital duplicator A product sold as a fully-automated duplicator system through the method of stencil duplicating with digital reproduction functionality. None
Fax machine A fax, or facsimile, machine whose primary functions are (1) to scan paper originals for electronic transmission to remote units, and (2) to receive electronic transmissions for conversion to paper output. A fax machine may also be capable of producing paper duplicates. Electronic transmission is primarily over a public telephone system, but may also be via a computer network or the Internet. None
Mailing machine Prints postage on mail pieces. None
Multi function device A Multi-Function Device (MFD) product that performs two or more of the core functions of a Printer, Scanner, Copier, or Fax Machine. An MFD may have a physically integrated form factor, or it may consist of a combination of functionally integrated components. MFD copy functionality is considered to be distinct from single-sheet convenience copying functionality sometimes offered by fax machines. This definition includes products such as MFDs, and Òmulti-function productsÓ (MFPs). None
None None None
Not applicable Not applicable None
Other Other None
Printer Generates paper output from electronic input. A printer is capable of receiving information from single-user or networked computers, or other input devices (e.g., digital cameras). None
Scanner Converts paper originals into electronic images that can be stored, edited, converted, or transmitted, primarily in a personal computing environment. None
Unknown Unknown None
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