What Is An Enclosed Paper Roll And Is It Necessary?

What Is An Enclosed Paper Roll And Is It Necessary?


The Benefits of an Enclosed Paper Roll on a Printing Calculator

Today, I'm going to let you in on our (not so secret) secret...

Have you ever wondered why Monroe calculators outlast the competition? One of the key factors is our innovative use of an enclosed paper roll. This feature, unique to heavy-duty Monroe calculators like the 8130X, 8145X, ClassicX, and UltimateX, significantly enhances the durability and reliability of our calculators.

What is an Enclosed Paper Roll?

An enclosed paper roll means the paper roll is stored internally within the calculator's body, directly behind the printer. This design is different from external paper rolls, which rest outside the calculator's body. By covering the paper roll within the calculator’s casing, it is protected from the external environment, as shown below with our Monroe 2020PlusX vs. Monroe UltimateX.

Monroe 2020PlusX Monroe UltimateX
Our Monroe 2020PlusX has an external paper roll Our Monroe UltimateX has the enclosed paper roll

How Does an Enclosed Paper Roll Benefit You?

  1. Enhanced Printer Longevity: The most expensive and failure-prone component of a printing calculator is the printer. Dust and dirt on the paper roll can fall into the print mechanism, combining with ink to cause the print wheel to gum up. This leads to printing errors and eventual printer failure. The enclosed paper roll prevents dust and debris from reaching the paper roll, thereby extending the printer's life and ensuring consistent print quality.
  2. Improved Print Quality: With an enclosed paper roll, your calculator maintains high print quality over time. Dust-free paper means fewer errors and clearer audit trails, reducing the need for rework.
  3. Reduced Maintenance Costs: By protecting the printer from dust-related damage, the enclosed paper roll reduces the frequency of maintenance and repairs, saving you money and downtime.
  4. Use of High-Quality Paper: We recommend using Monroe low-dusting 15 and 20-lb. bond paper rolls to further extend your calculator's life. Poor-quality paper can generate dust that also damages the printer. Monroe paper rolls are designed to minimize this issue.
  5. Cleaner Work Environment: An enclosed paper roll helps maintain a cleaner work environment by reducing the amount of paper dust and debris around your workspace. This not only benefits the calculator but also contributes to a tidier and more professional-looking office.
  6. User Convenience: With the paper roll enclosed within the calculator, there's no need to worry about the paper roll being accidentally damaged or displaced. It also eliminates the hassle of dealing with external paper roll holders, making the calculator more user-friendly and streamlined.
  7. Aesthetic Appeal: Enclosing the paper roll within the calculator’s body gives it a sleek and professional appearance. This is particularly beneficial in client-facing environments where the presentation of office equipment matters.

Real-World Applications

The enclosed paper roll feature is particularly advantageous in environments where printing calculators are used extensively, such as accounting firms, financial institutions, retail operations, and any business that requires a reliable and long-lasting calculator for daily operations.

Choosing the Right Calculator

When selecting a printing calculator, consider the long-term benefits of investing in a model with an enclosed paper roll. Monroe calculators are designed with durability and performance in mind, ensuring that you get the most out of your investment.

By choosing a Monroe calculator with an enclosed paper roll, you're investing in a durable, reliable, and efficient tool that will serve you well for years to come. Help us combat premature calculator failures by selecting one of our heavy-duty models for your next printing calculator purchase.

We always recommend using Monroe paper rolls, as we provide low-dusting 15 and 20 lb. bond paper that helps extend your calculator's working-life. The leading cause of printer failure is the use of poor-quality paper. Paper rolls themselves generate dust that has the same effect on calculator printers.

Printer failure is the leading cause of premature calculator deaths around the world. So the next time you are shopping for a printing calculator, help us fight-back against premature calculator deaths by choosing one of our heavy-duty models. Your choice can make a difference.


Mar 21, 2019 Joe Amoriello

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