Pros

  • Prints text and graphics swiftly
  • Economical to run

Cons

  • Bottom edges of text often looked fuzzy

At A Glance

A snap to install on our network, this model can print both text and graphics fast enough to please most workgroups.

Manufacturer’s Description

If only everything in your office worked as hard as the Xerox Phaser 4500N laser printer. This monochrome marvel is like the enthusiastic mailroom clerk destined to end up in the plush corner office. With lightning speed, incredible intelligence and a tight-fisted price point, the Phaser 4500N printer outperforms its competitors and sets new standards for productivity.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.office.xerox.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 4500/YN
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows 98
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 734646023009

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Fair
Print quality: Grayscale photo Fair
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 25.1   ppm
Performance
One-Page Grayscale Graphic (secs) 14.08
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 9.29
Output Score, Grayscale Graphics, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Grayscale-Best) Fair
Three-Page PowerPoint Document (secs) 13.56
Output Score, Line Art, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-LineArt-Default) Good
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 11.72
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 23.88
Color Photo, Normal Settings 20.53
Output Score, Text, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Text-Default) Fair
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 8.3
Color Photo (secs) 20.53
Line Art Output Quality Good