10 Appliances for Tight and Tricky Spaces


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Compact Printer
Some compact printers can fold up like a briefcase and be carried easily.
Some compact printers can fold up like a briefcase and be carried easily.
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A friend landed her first book contract at a conference -- with a brand-new manuscript she printed on the compact printer she'd brought with her.

When business takes you on the road, wouldn't it be comforting not to have to rely on hotel printing? Compact printers start around $30. When not in use, this portable deal-maker folds down to about the size of a shoe box. Most are Energy Star qualified, so if you don't routinely need a copier,scanner and fax combo, they're a space and energy saving option for your home office, too.