Multifunction Peripheral (MFP)
Definition - What does Multifunction Peripheral (MFP) mean?
A multifunction peripheral (MFP) is a device made up of multiple peripheral functionalities and capabilities, including printing, copying and scanning.
MFPs provide centralized document management for large and small enterprises. Manufacturers segment MFPs by page-per-minute (PPM) speed. Cost varies by output quality and usage.
Techopedia explains Multifunction Peripheral (MFP)
MFPs include one or more of the following features and components:
- Hole punching
- Color and/or black and white printer compatibility
- Extra paper trays
- Photo organization software
- Optical character recognition software
- A USB or parallel port
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