Pros

  • Solid ink is easier alternative to color laser
  • Fast printing text on both PC and Mac platforms
  • Nice output quality

Cons

  • Touchscreen is sluggish to respond

At A Glance

This workgroup unit has a high price tag, but it's very fast and thoroughly equipped. The solid-ink technology produces laserlike results with less fuss and lower cost.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.office.xerox.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 8700/X
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility
  • Linux
  • Macintosh OS X 10.5 (Leopard)
  • Macintosh OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard)
  • Macintosh OS X 10.7 (Lion)
  • Macintosh OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion)
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 8714574523095
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces USB 2.0
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Wireless connection Optional
Faxing
Fax Resolution (dpi) 600 dpi
Scanning
Scanner Type Flatbed with ADF
Platform Support
Printer languages supported
  • HP PCL 5
  • HP PCL 6
  • PostScript Level 3

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 16.9   ppm
Print speed rating: Text Superior
Print speed: Color photo 1.9   ppm
Print speed rating: Color photo Good
Copy speed 2.5   ppm
Copy speed rating Fair

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