*NEWS*CAN OEMs PROFIT FROM A $100 PRINTER

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*NEWS*CAN OEMs PROFIT FROM A $100 PRINTER

 user 2006-04-26 at 11:16:00 am Views: 74
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    Can OEM’s Profit from a $100 Ink Jet Printer?
    LYRA RESEARCH
    Vendors
    can realize a profit from an average $100 ink jet printer over its
    lifetime, which Lyra assumes is three years if OEM supplies are used.
    We estimate that a vendor’s loss on the initial sale of a typical $100
    ink jet printer is about $30. If the device has an average monthly page
    volume of about 100 pages and the user regularly prints in both color
    and black-and-white, Lyra estimates that the sale of OEM supplies will
    make the printer profitable at its 199th day of usage. Over a
    three-year period, this particular printer will net the OEM about $160
    in profit. Of course, if aftermarket supplies are used, then vendors
    will be left with the original $30 loss on the printer