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The Most Expensive Computer Printer in the World

Wednesday, March 28th 2012. | Technology

Do you know what is the most expensive computer printer in the world? The HP1160 Laser Printer in Middle Eastern markets, holds the record for the most expensive computer printer in the world. It is covered with 24-karat gold.

Hewelett Packard went big when they decided to celebrate their four million dollars in sales in Middle Eastern markets. The fully functional printer was displayed at the Gitex IT exhibition in 2006, which is among the top three information technology conventions in the world. Being that the purpose of the printer was to note the success of HP is the Middle East, this was the perfect place to display the laser printer.

The Most Expensive Computer Printer in the World

The Most Expensive Computer Printer in the World

In computing, a printer is a peripheral which produces a text or graphics of documents stored in electronic form, usually on physical print media such as paper or transparencies. Many printers are primarily used as local peripherals, and are attached by a printer cable or, in most new printers, a USB cable to a computer which serves as a document source.

The Most Expensive Computer Printer in the World

The Most Expensive Computer Printer in the World

The Gitex 2006 IT convention, considered to be one of the top three Information Technology conventions in the world, is an important gateway to the technology markets of the Middle East with over 1,200 exhibitors representing 2,274 Companies from 61 Countries. The convention was the perfect place for HP to display their most expensive computer printer.

The Most Expensive Computer Printer in the World

The Most Expensive Computer Printer in the World

This particularly expensive computer accessory is said to be fully functional. HP plans to auction the golden computer printer off for charity. If you are in the market for a printer worth 20 grand, you might be interested in the most expensive mouse, mouse-pad or keyboard so you can assemble the most expensive PC rig. An estimated value around $20,000 for this world’s most expensive computer printer.

 



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