Pros

  • Fast printing.
  • Good paper handling.

Cons

  • Poor grayscale printing.

At A Glance

This midpriced GDI-based printer offers dual paper trays and fast print speeds, especially for graphics.

Manufacturer’s Description

For small workgroups demanding superior quality at an affordable price, the C5500N digital color printer from OKI Printing Solutions is your answer. It comes network ready, combining incredible print quality, fast printing speed, the ability to print on a wide variety of media, and the legendary reliability of OKI Printing Solutions products backed by industry-leading support.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 62426304
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility
  • Linux
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows 98
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 51851159386

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Very Good
Print quality: Color photo Fair
Print quality: Grayscale photo Poor
Copy quality n/a
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 23.9   ppm
Performance
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 11.25
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 15.92
Color Output Quality Good
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 14.85
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 18.54
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 32.6
Overall Scan Quality n/a
Sports Action Shot (secs) 18.36
Grayscale Glossy Output Quality n/a
One-Page Webpage (secs) 13.08
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 4.0
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 18.49
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 3.3
Tested Lineart Speed (ppm) 5.3
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 5.0
Line Art Output Quality Very Good

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