The SiPix A6 is a compact and lightweight mobile printer with the ability to print from Palm, Pocket PC, laptop and desktop computers. It features wireless infrared connectivity for use with infrared enabled devices, and for non-infrared enabled computers, it includes a serial cable or the optional USB cable now available in the SiPixShop. With thermal technology, there are no ribbons or cartridges to replace, and the printer weighs in at 396 grams including batteries. The SiPix A6 is distributed in Australia by Microbits. RRP: $265 (inc. GST).
The Canon i70 has been designed to pack all the performance and technology you’d expect in a desktop printer into a durable, highly portable form. Canon’s ‘Advanced MicroFine’ droplet technology means tiny five picolitre droplets of ink are fired onto the page, giving 4800x1200 dpi resolution, while delivering speeds of up to 13ppm in black and white. An infrared interface allows for wireless printing from laptops and suitably equipped mobile phones. Users can also print directly from Canon Bubble Jet Direct-compatible digital cameras or digital video cameras. The Canon i70 is available through Canon retailers and dealers. RRP: $449 (inc. GST); battery kit -- $199 (inc. GST).
The HP Deskjet 450 is a compact colour printer designed for busy mobile professionals. It features 4800 optimised dpi, optional six-ink printing, a long-lasting lithium-ion battery and a variety of flexible connectivity options (parallel, USB, fast infrared and Bluetooth). The DJ 450 is a complete mobile office solution with the capability of printing from a host of wireless devices, including notebooks, PDAs, selected mobile phones and digital cameras. The availability of HP Phone2Print software also enables users to print wirelessly from Nokia 3650 phones to HP Deskjet 450 mobile printers via Bluetooth. The Deskjet 450 is distributed by Synnex, Digiland, Exceed, Ingram Micro and Tech Pacific. RRP: $549 (inc. GST).