Pros

  • Good print quality for a moderate price
  • Supports PCL6 and PostScript drivers

Cons

  • Four-line LCD display lacks a backlight
  • You can't add a duplexer

At A Glance

Good monochrome printing at a reasonable price. The control panel's LCD is big, but has no backlighting.

Manufacturer’s Description

Brilliant photo-realistic color printing at sharp 1200 x 1200 dpi Control the cost of color with Lexmark's Color Care technology Compact design optimized for users with limited space Easy front access to all supplies and paper path PostScript 3 and PCL 6 emulations provide industry-standard application support

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.lexmark.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 22B0050
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility
  • Linux
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows 98
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 734646398541

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Very Good
Print quality: Color photo Fair
Print quality: Grayscale photo Superior
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 14.2   ppm
Performance
5 x 7 Photo (secs) 58.48
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 18.15
Color Output Quality Good
Three-Page PowerPoint Document (secs) 32.71
Output Score, Color Photo, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Best) Fair
Output Score, Line Art, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-LineArt-Default) Very Good
Output Score, Color Graphics, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Color-Default) Good
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 42.17
Output Score, Text, Default Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Text-Default) Very Good
Color Photo (secs) 21.93
One-Page Grayscale Graphic (secs) 19.4
Tested Photo Speed (formerly pf-PCWPhotoSpeed) 1.0
Output Score, Grayscale Graphics, Best Quality Settings (formerly pf-Output-Print-Grayscale-Best) Superior
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 21.14
Color Photo, Normal Settings 21.93
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 1.0
Color Photo, Best Quality Settings 58.48
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 4.9
Line Art Output Quality Very Good