How low will they go? Price Points on new printers,
even new color printers, are starting low and getting
lower. Oki Data recently announced it has lowered
the estimated street price of its C5000 series of
digital color printers by as much as $200 on some models.
The new prices apply to the C5150n, C5200n and C5400
series and all its configurations. The new estimated
U.S. street prices are $599 for the OKI C5150n; $799
for C5200n; $899 for C5400; $1,099 for C5400n; $1,349
for C5400dn; $1,499 for C5400tn; and $1,699 for C5400dtn.
According to the company's Web site, black toner cartridge
prices range from $45 (3,000 pages) to $52.95 (5,000) for
these models. Cyan, magenta and yellow color cartridges
are listed at $100 (3,000) and $130 (5,000) each. The
company also offers a Rainbow Toner Pack, containing
all four cartridges, for $398.49