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Xerox Phaser 8860 Printer Review


The Xerox Phaser 8860 is a multi-function color laser printer that is well suited for a medium to large office that needs a capable and powerful printer in a compact size. The Xerox Phaser 8860 measures 20.9 inches wide, 26.2 inches deep, and 24.4 inches tall, but despite its compact size, this printer boasts a monthly duty cycle of as much as 120,000 pages.

For connectivity, the Xerox Phaser 8860 utilizes a high speed USB cable, as well as wired Ethernet connection. This printer is compatible with Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Mac OS 9, Mac OS X 10.2 or later, and Linux and Unix based systems.

The Xerox Phaser 8860 is capable of printing and copying in both black and white and color through the use of four Xerox Ink cartridges. These Xerox 8860 Ink cartridges comes in black, magenta, cyan, and yellow, and are each capable of printing a large number of pages at high quality. In addition to high capacity Ink cartridges the Xerox Phaser 8860 can support a maximum page capacity of 1675 sheets. The average print speed of the Xerox Phaser 8860 is 600 dpi by 600 dpi, with a maximum print speed of 30 pages per minute for black and white or full color, with a first page out time of only 6 seconds.

The standard memory of this printer is 512 MB, with the option to upgrade to as much as 1 GB for users who need more memory.

Overall specs:
Print Speed: 30 ppm
Memory: 512 MB
Resolution: 600 dpi x 600 dpi
Paper Capacity: 1650 sheets
Connectivity: USB
Duty Cycle: 120,000 pages/month
Measurements (WxDxH): 20.9 in x 26.2 in x 24.4 in

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Xerox Phaser 8860 Printer Review

The Phaser 8860 is a multifunction solid ink color printer that can also function as a copier, scanner, and fax machine. With a monthly duty cycle of up to 120,000 pages, the Phaser 8860 is an ideal choice for a medium sized office that needs a compact but powerful multifunction printer. Measuring only 20.9 inches wide, 26.2 inches deep, 24.4 inches tall, the Phaser 8860 is compact enough to be easily incorporated into an office of any size


The Phaser 8860 connects via the use of a high speed USB cable that can be purchased from any computer or office supply retailer. For workgroup purposes, this printer connects via a high speed Ethernet connection. The Phaser 8860 is compatible with many operating systems, including Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows Vista, Mac OS 9, Mac OS X 10.2 and higher, Linux and Unix.

This printer uses four Xerox Phaser 8860 solid ink color sticks to produce exceptional quality prints with bright, vivid color. These four Phaser 8860 solid ink sticks come in magenta, yellow, cyan and black, and have a high page yield to ensure that you can print and copy large jobs without the ink running low. The compatible black solid ink sticks for the Phaser 8860 are capable of printing up to 14,000 pages before needing to be replaced. The magenta, cyan, and yellow solid ink color sticks are each capable of printing 14,000 pages, and are more environmentally friendly than traditional toner. The Phaser 8860 is capable of printing at a rate of 30 pages per minute when printing in black and white or full color. This printer can copy at a rate of 22 pages per minute for black and white or color, and can also scan at a rate of 22 pages per minute. The first page out time for this printer is 6 seconds for black and white or color prints, and 15 seconds for black and white or color copies. The standard page capacity of the Phaser 8860 is 625 sheets, with the option to upgrade to as much as 1675 sheets.

The Phaser 8860 is capable of printing at a resolution of 600 dpi by 600 dpi, and comes with 512 MB of memory installed, with the option to upgrade to as much as 1 GB of memory.

Overall specs:
•    Measurements (WxDxH): 20.9 in x 26.2 in x 24.4 in
•    Memory: 512 MB, upgradable to 1 GB
•    Connectivity: High speed USB 2.0
•    Resolution: 600 dpi by 600 dpi
•    Print Speed: 30 ppm color and monochrome
•    Paper Capacity: 625 sheets standard, upgradable to 1,675 sheets
•    Duty Cycle: 120,000 pages/month

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