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printers - color

The University recommends the use of multi-functional devices (MFDs) in place of printers in order to reduce the print expenditures of the University. To purchase a multi-functional device, click on the following link and scroll down to the "Copy/MFD Machine Equipment/Maintenance/Supplies" cell.


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If a user MUST have a printer, then please see our recommendations below.  In order to make a purchase, click on the following link. and log in with your BC credentials. Proceed to click the "M-P" option on the index at the end of the page and scroll down to "Printers - Office & Desktop".


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These printers are intended for multi-user or departmental use:

Support: These printers are fully supported by Information Technology Services and come with a 1-year warranty. It is strongly recommended that you purchase the optional 3-year warranty. 

The printers all work under either Windows or Mac OS (10.0 or higher).

When buying a printer, consider the ITS choice first.  Our on-campus hardware repair staff are certified to repair the ITS recommended brands.

All replacement items, such as toner, rollers, and other maintenance parts are the financial responsibility of the owner/department. And note that connecting cables are not included with the printer and must be bought separately.

HP LaserJet Pro M451dn

HP LaserJet Pro M451dn

Part #: CE957A#BGJ


Recommended for personal use.


Pages/minute: 21

Monthly Duty Cycle: 40,000

Resolution: 600 x 600 DPI

Duplex: Yes

Warranty: 1-year limited

HP LaserJet Pro M251nw

HP LaserJet Pro M251nw

Part #: CF147A#BGJ


Recommended for a single user and small to large groups.


Paper/minute: 14

Monthly Duty Cycle: 30,000

Resolution: 600 x 600 DPI

Duplex: Yes

Warranty: 1-year limited



HP LaserJet Enterprise CP4525dn

HP LaserJet Enterprise CP4525dn

Part #: CC494A


Recommended for small to medium size departments or large groups.


Pages/minute: 42

Monthly Duty Cycle: 120,000

Resolution: HP FastRes 1200, HP ProRes 1200; Up to 1200 by 1200 DPI

Duplex: Automatic

Warranty: 1-year on-campus included


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Need help selecting software or hardware? 
An ITS staff member will work with you to determine which software or hardware best fits your needs. Use the Consultation Request form.