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Copying will be done using which ever account your currently set on. If it doesn't work and says you don't have any credit, you'll need to follow the above instructions for changing which account you're using.

For the two main HP Printers, the smaller of the reception printers and the Exec Office printer, scanning and copying is mostly the same as it was before, the only difference being that copying may encounter the above issue.

On the new big printer, things will be slightly different from before. Scanning has two possibilities. Email will allow you to scan it to an email address, which with an option to just add your own. The other, Workflow Scanning, will allow you to scan straight into your Documents, in a folder called 'scans'.  Both are as simple as pressing the appropriate button in the screenshot above, telling it which email address to send to (if applicable), changing any settings if you need to, and pressing the green go button.

Print Costs

Printing costs vary depending on what printer you send a job to, and whether you print in colour or black and white, usually the printer will tell you how much you cost. Generally, black and white A4 will be 4p, colour is double, A3 is double and duplex is double, these prices stack so A3 colour will be 16p per side. You only pay for the prints that you make, so it doesn't matter if the printer in your office is constantly churning out full colour jobs from a different department, you won't be charged for it. Please be aware that the cheapest printer to send a job to is unlikely to be the one closest to you. If you have a few hundred pages to print it would make more sense to use one of the larger multifunction devices as they will print your job faster, cost your department less to do it, as well as offer various output features such as folding and stapling which you won't find in the smaller desktop modelsAll printers now charge at the same rate, except for the Marketing Wide Format, so please don't print to that unless you have something fancy to print, invoices don't count (you know who you are).

Printer Policy

Loughborough Students Union, in accordance with NUS guidelines, is attempting to reduce the ratio of printers to staff, especially when the printers in question are small with relatively high running costs and power consumption. This is likely to result in a gradual shift towards fewer, larger devices, with the benefits being reduced costs of supplies, reduced power consumption, faster print speeds, higher quality output with more finishing options, and better build quality resulting in longer gaps between downtime. The disadvantage of this is that the small printer right outside your office is unlikely to be replaced should it fail, so look after it.