Wide-Format Plotter, 3D Printer, and Scanner Blog

New Wide Format Printer Dealer Resources Link

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Mon, Jul 07, 2014 @ 03:31 PM

Since 2010, TAVCO has shared a wealth of knowledge with you regarding wide-format and 3D technologies via downloadable articles and blog posts . Now that we have amassed a small collection of material, we found it fitting to have all of those elements available in one spot. So, we are proud to announce the addition of our wide format printer dealer resource link on our web page, tavco.net.

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Tags: News, wide format plotters, wide-format

Best way to research wide scanners and plotters on Google

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Thu, Aug 18, 2011 @ 06:28 AM

If you are familiar with the concept of cosmic inflation and how it relates to our universe, then you can somewhat get a feel of how fast the web is expanding. The internet is an inconceivably big place with a ton of information—some good, some not so good.

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Tags: wide scanners and plotters, Plotter technology, wide-format

Upgrade your large format printer to a copier scanner combo

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Thu, Jun 30, 2011 @ 06:05 AM

It is amazing to see how accessible wide-format printing has become. It is no longer the niche industry that it used to be. You can find large format plotter printers just about anywhere:

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Tags: scanner, wide-format, scannning, scanning

HP Plotter T2300 - The List of Pros and Cons

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Thu, Mar 31, 2011 @ 10:12 AM

If you are in market for a new, large format, color multifunction unit, then you probably have checked out the HP Plotter T2300. It just takes a quick web search to see what kind of buzz HP has created about this unit.

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Tags: HP Plotter T2300, plotter issues, wide-format

Breaking News - Xerox Discontinuing Wide Format Systems

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Wed, Mar 02, 2011 @ 08:54 AM

There sure has been quite a bit of chatter lately throughout the large format printing industry regarding Xerox and their decision to get out of wide format systems.

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Tags: Wide format systems, wide-format, plotter

Top 4 Plotter Problems and What to do About Them

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Wed, Feb 16, 2011 @ 12:22 PM

No matter which brand of plotter you champion, ALL wide-format printers are susceptible to the same types of operational issues.

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Tags: plotter issues, wide-format, tech support

Océ TDS750 Printer - see what is upgraded from the Océ TDS700

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Sat, Feb 05, 2011 @ 07:58 PM

Océ USA recently introduced the new Océ TDS750 - mid volume large format system. It is built upon the award winning design of the Océ TDS700. This new design is loaded with lots of new features sure to dazzle any engineering or architectural office.

Features added to the Océ TDS750:

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Tags: Océ plotters, wide-format, equipment

Help me pick a plotter - some key things to keep in mind

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Wed, Feb 02, 2011 @ 10:16 AM

So, have you ever asked someone to "Help me pick a plotter?" Chances are you have not but probably should have. You see, often people search for a new wide-printer with "the lowest price" as the only criteria. That can be a mistake. There's actually a lot more involved in the decision process than that.

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Tags: wide-format, equipment, plotter

Just say no to recycled plotter toner

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Thu, Jan 27, 2011 @ 09:18 AM

Let's face it, all toner based printing systems work off of the same principles. The basic design has been around for years. Yet, technology always has a way of improving old models. For instance, LEDs have now replaced lasers as the primary light source. That is a good thing!

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Tags: wide-format, equipment, plotter

Xerox 6604 vs Océ PlotWave 300 Wide Format System

Posted by Kevin Vaughan on Sun, Jan 23, 2011 @ 10:08 PM

When you are shopping for a new single footprint, wide-format multifunction system, you want to make sure that you compare different brands to find the solution that suits you best. Today, two of the most popular systems are the Xerox 6604 and the Océ Plotwave 300.

Both units are solid in their own rights, but how do they compare? We've done the hard work for you by providing a side-by-side comparison of the two models:

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Tags: wide-format, equipment, plotter

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