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Xerox Printers

Xerox is renowned across the globe for its range of color and black-and-white printers, multifunction systems, photo copiers, digital production presses, and related consulting services and supplies.  The wide range of printers available ensure that you will find one that exactly fits your requirements.  Let’s take a look at two of its series.
ColorQube Series

Xerox ColorQube 8570 Ink

8570
The ColorQube 8570 is a cartridge-free solid ink color printer. It is powerful yet simple and is highly productive. The color output is vibrant. This printer has 3 models 8570N, 8570 DN and the 8570DT. All three models are equally fast with a speed of 40 pages/minute for both color and monochrome printouts.  The duty cycle is high at 85,000 sheets/ month for all the models.  The standard paper capacity is 625 sheets (8570N & DN) and 1,150 sheets (8570DT). Two -sided printing is optional  in case of 8570N. It is, however, a standard feature in both DN and DT models.  It has a generous standard print memory of 512 MB with a maximum of 2GB.

 
8870
The  ColorQube 8870 also uses the advanced catridge-free solid ink. Add to this its high productivity and you have a low cost, highly effective printer apt for high volume workgroups. It has a speed of 40 pages/minute for both color and monochrome printouts. The duty cycle is impressively high at 120,000 images/month. The standard paper capacity stands at 625 sheets and two-sided printing is a standard feature in the 8870DN model. It has a generous standard print memory of 512MB with a maximum of 2GB.

 
WorkCentre Series
6505
The WorkCentre 6505 is a multifunction printer that, in addition to outstanding print performance, also includes a host of other productive functions such as, scanner, copier and fax.
It has a front USB port allowing users to quickly print from or scan to any standard USB. Powerful scanning features include Scan to Email, Network scanning, Scan to USB device, and Direct Scan to Applications.  Faxes can be sent from the network using LAN Fax. Full Fax features such as speed  dial, remote receive and fax broadcast are also available. The copier is equally powerful with features that include ID Card Copy, N-up, auto fit, cloning, collate and more.
The print speed is decent at 24 pages/minute for both color and monochrome and the resolution is 600*600*4dpi. Two-sided automatic printing is a standard feature in 6505DN model while optional in 6505N. Both models have a powerful 533MHz processor and a standard memory of 256MB extendable up to 768 MB.

3210
The Xerox WorkCentre 3210 is a monochrome laser multifuntion printer that is apt for single users or small workgroups. Along with strong printing features, it also supports copying, scanning and faxing.
The copy/print speed is decent at 24 pages/minute. It can use both USB2.0 and 10/100Base TX Ethernet for connectivity.  It does not support two-sided printing. The duty cycle is 30,000 images/month.  Its 360 MHz processor and 128 MB memory render it quite capable of handling a demanding workload.

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Brother HL Series Printers

Brother is one of the leading brands that produces quality innovative products for the print and imaging, labelling and sewing markets. Under print and imaging, Brother’s key products include laser printers and Multi-Function Centres (MFCs).  Brother offers a wide range of printers suitable for both home users and businesses. Brother HL printers are highly effective for personal use or small workload. They offer excellent print quality and are fast and effective.

Brother HL-2240 Toner

HL 2240D
The Brother HL 2240D is a compact, monochrome laser printer. Its compact and stylish design make it appropriate for small workspaces. It offers duplex printing as a standard feature thereby reducing printing costs considerably. It offers high-speed printing at 24 pages/minute. With a print resolution of up to 2400*600dpi, HL 2240D produces high quality printouts with crisp texts and excellent graphics. The paper handling capabilities are impressive at 250 sheet Tray that handles both letter and legal size paper. A manual feed slot is also available for printing on envelopes and letterheads. It can print on different media types such as plain, bond, envelopes and labels
Brother HL 2240D uses High-Speed USB 2.0 for connectivity and is compatible with both Windows and Mac operating systems. The standard memory is limited at 8MB with no option to extend it. The duty cycle is 20,000 pages which is generous considering that this printer is intended for home or small office usage. It has a Toner Save mode which helps reduce printing costs.

 
HL 5370DW
The Brother HL 5370DW is a high-speed monochrome Laser printer with wireless networking and duplex printing as standard features. Offering high-speed printing at 32 pages/minute, in-built duplex printing feature and wireless connectivity, HL 5370DW is a perfect solution for small offices and workgroups. The print resolution is outstanding at 1200*1200dpi giving a professional look to all your printouts.

 
The paper capacity is impressive at 250 sheets in Tray 1 with an option of 2 additional trays with 250 sheets capacity each. Add to that a multi-purpose tray with a capacity of 50 sheets. Wireless 802.11b/g, 10/100 Base TX Ethernet and Hi-Speed USB 2.0 are standard interfaces incorporated in this printer. Mobile device compatibility is also available through a free app download. It has a standard memory of 32MB. The duty cycle is decent at 30,000 pages/month. The Toner Save mode along with the duplex printing feature help in effective printing and to keep costs under control.

 
Product Overview:

 
HL 2240D
Printer Type: B/W Laser Printer
Dimensions: 14.5″*14.2″*7.2″, Weight – 15.4lbs
Memory:  8MB (no optional memory feature)
Print Resolution:  2400*600dpi
Print Speed:  24 pages/minute
Connectivity: Hi-Speed USB 2.0
Paper Capacity: 250 sheet in Tray 1. No optional paper tray.

 
HL 5370DW
Printer Type: B/W Laser Printer
Dimensions: 14.6″*15.1″*9.7″, Weight – 20.9lbs
Memory:  32MB Standard (optional – 64MB, 128MB, 256MB, 512MB)
Print Resolution:  1200*1200dpi
Print Speed:  32 pages/minute
Connectivity: Wireless 802.11b/g, 10/100 Base TX Ethernet, Parallel, Hi-Speed USB 2.0
Paper Capacity: 250 sheets (Tray 1), 250 sheets *2(optional 2 trays), 50 sheets (Multi-purpose Tray)

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Brother Multifunction Printers

Brother is one of the leading brands that produces quality innovative products for the print and imaging, labelling and sewing markets. Under print and imaging, Brother’s key products include laser printers and Multi-Function Centres (MFCs).  True to its name, the MFCs are incorporated with a variety of functions and features. The MFC series has several printers, each designed differently to suit the different needs of different users ranging from home users, small offices to large corporations. Let’s take a look at some of Brother’s MFCs.

 

Brother MFC-8890

MFC 8220
This all-in-one monochrome laser printer supports copying, scanning and faxing in addition to high quality printing. Its compact design and easy-to-use control panel make it suitable for all. It offers printing and copying at a decent speed of 21 pages/minute.  The high print resolution of 2400*600dpi ensures that the quality of printouts is superior. A 30-page capacity auto document feature makes it easy to copy, fax or scan multi-page documents. It has a standard paper capacity of 250 sheets which can be extended to an additional 250 sheets. It has both USB and parallel interfaces available for connectivity. Its 33.6k bps high-speed fax modem offers quick fax transmissions. It is also incorporated with a three-color LCD and three function key mode buttons that allow for easy operation and clear visibility. Add to all this its high yield replacement toner cartridge that makes it cost effective and you have a perfect solution to all your printing needs.

 

Brother MFC 8890
MFC 8890DW
This  all-in-one monochrome laser MFC is a one-stop solution to your business that supports high quality printing, scanning, copying, faxing and PC faxing. It offers advanced duplex capability for two-sided printing plus automatic two-sided scanning. It supports fast printing and copying at a speed of 32 pages/minute. The wireless interface along with USB and Ethernet provide it flexibility in terms of connectivity. It features a large paper capacity with 250 sheets in Tray1, a 50-sheet multi-tray and an additional 250 sheets in Tray 2. The high-yield replacement toner cartridge makes it highly cost effective and suitable for workgroups. The USB direct interface enables users to print PDF or JPEG files from or scan the files directly to their USB drive. With a print resolution of 1200*1200dpi, the printouts are crisp and clear. While it only supports monochrome printing and copying, color scanning feature is available.
Product Specifications:
MFC 8220
Printer Type:  B/W Laser Printer
Dimensions: 17.0″*17.8″*132″, Weight – 25.6lbs
Memory:  32MB standard (Optional up to 160MB)
Print Resolution:  2400*600dpi
Print Speed:  21 ppm
Connectivity: Parallel and USB interfaces
Paper Capacity:  250 sheets (250 sheets optional)
MFC 8890DW
Printer Type:  B/W Laser Printer
Dimensions: 20.9″*17.7″*18.7″, Weight – 48.7lbs
Memory:  64MB standard (optional up to 576MB)
Print Resolution:  1200*1200dpi
Print Speed:  32 ppm
Connectivity: 802.11b/g Wireless, Ethernet, Hi-Speed USB 2.0 and Parallel
Paper Capacity: 250 sheets (Tray 1), 50 sheets (Multi-purpose Tray), 250 sheets(optional )

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Xerox 8860 solid ink printer

The Xerox 8860 is a multifunction solid ink printer designed to print 120,000 pages per month at a rate of 30 pages per minute for black and white and full color. The Xerox 8860 can support a page capacity of 1675 pages and print with a resolution of 600 dpi by 600 dpi. For more information on the Xerox 8860, read the full article here.

Xerox 8860

The Xerox 8860 is a multifunction solid ink color printer designed to meet the needs of a medium or large office that needs a lot of functionality from a compact machine. The Xerox 8860 can serve as a printer, copier, scanner and fax machine, and has a monthly duty cycle of as much as 120,000 pages. The Xerox 8860 measures only 20.9 inches wide, 26.2 inches deep, and 24.4 inches high, making it compact enough to fit into an office of any size without sacrificing on quality or speed.

For connectivity, the Xerox 8860 needs only a high speed USB cable as well as a wired Ethernet connection. Although the USB cable for this printer is not included with the Xerox 8860, it can be purchased from any computer or office supply retailer. The Xerox 8860 is compatible with many major operating systems, including Windows 2003, Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Mac OS 9, Mac OS X 10.2 or later, and UNIX or Linux based systems.

The Xerox 8860 can print and copy in both black and white and full color through the use of four Xerox solid ink cartridges. The Xerox 8860 solid ink sticks for this printer are available in black, magenta, cyan and yellow and can each print a large number of pages with high quality before needing to be replaced. Solid ink sticks provide consistent even tone throughout the life of the cartridge, and produce less waste than traditional laser toner. The Xerox 8860 can print and copy at a rate of 30 pages per minute for color images and text, and 30 pages per minute for black and white, with a first page out time of only 6 seconds. The first copy out time for the Xerox 8860 is as little as 15 seconds. The maximum page capacity of the Xerox 8860 is 1675 sheets, making it easy to print large jobs without interruption. The integrated fax machine in the Xerox 8860 transmits at a rate of 33.6 Kbps.

The Xerox 8860 can print with a resolution of 600 dpi by 600 dpi and comes with 512 MB of memory installed. The memory in the Xerox 8860 can be upgraded to as much as 1 GB for users who need more RAM in their machine. The Xerox 8860 comes with a 40 GB hard drive.

Xerox 8860
Printer Type: Color laser
Duty Cycle: 120,000 pages/month
Dimensions: 20.9 inches wide, 26.3 inches deep, 24.4 inches high
Memory: 512 MB, 1 GB (max)
Print Speed by color: 30 ppm monochrome, 30 ppm color
Connectivity: USB and wired Ethernet
Resolution: 600 dpi by 600 dpi

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