Information Technology

Hardware and Printer Standards


TMCC has established a list of supported hardware and software products for systems located in administrative work areas and in academic computer labs. This list is in the IT Core Services Catalog.

Standards were created in support of the following reasons:

  • As the college continues to grow, the ability of TMCC's existing technical support staff to support all of TMCC's systems is limited. Standard configurations ensure faster response time and faster troubleshooting time, since all systems are configured the same. End result: easier configuration, management, troubleshooting, and upgrading.
  • Support staff unfamiliar with disparate systems may cause users to spend time attempting to support themselves.
  • Provides a long-term working relationship with a mainstream computer vendor which makes it more likely that special service or pricing can be obtained for faculty, staff, and students.
  • Eliminates variables that must be considered with IT Services and deployment, network access, and hardware configuration/reconfiguration.
  • Positions the college to run newer software without requiring upgrades, eliminating future costs.

Minimum Printer Standards

Four types of printers used at TMCC (approved comparable substitutes are acceptable). Prices are approximate.

Campus-wide Use

Xerox Document Center printers. High quality, high speed, and high volume laser printer accessible from computer workstation and dispersed throughout every TMCC campus. Faxing and scanning capabilities. 40 pages per minute. Contact IT Customer Service to request desktop connectivity.

Departmental/Computer Lab Use

HP LaserJet 4350 DTN. Network-ready monochrome laser jet printer. 1100 sheet paper tray capacity. 1200 dpi. 55 pages per minute with 96 MB memory. Approximately $1,991.00

Department/Computer Lab use (color)

HP Color LaserJet 3800 DN. Color laser jet printer. 350 sheets of paper capacity. 600dpi. 22 pages per minute with 288 MB memory. Approximately $1,110.00

Workgroup or High Quality Individual Use

HP JetDirect Box. For connecting printers to the network to allow printing from any TMCC networked computer. Approximately $200.00

HP LaserJet 3005 DN. Monochrome laser jet printer. 600 sheet paper tray capacity. 1200 dpi. 35 pages per minute black and white or color. 48MB memory. Approximately $839.00

HP LaserJet 3600 DN. Color laser jet printer. 350 sheet paper tray capacity. 600 dpi. 17 pages per minute black and white or color. 64MB memory. Approximately $818.00

Individual Use

HP LaserJet P2015. Monochrome laser jet printer. 250 sheet paper tray capacity. 1200 dpi. 27 pages per minute with 32 MB memory. Approximately $350.00.

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