• Very fast at printing text
  • Very good design; good print quality


  • Expensive
  • Slow at printing graphics; costly toner

At A Glance

This high-end unit offers good performance and features, but it's not for the budget-conscious.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Phaser 6180MFPN color printer delivers fast printing, outstanding color quality and unmatched ease-of-use. The Phaser 6180MFPN color multifunction printer adds to those strengths with advanced copying, scanning and faxing - all the tools you need to get more work done with optimal efficiency.

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The Specs

Part Number 6180MFPV_N
Operating System Compatibility
  • Linux
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 95205735475
Fax Resolution (dpi) 400 x 400 dpi


PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Superior
Print quality: Color photo Good
Print quality: Grayscale photo Good
Copy quality Very Good
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 28.3   ppm
Final Scan Time, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 7.34
Grayscale Glossy Output Quality n/a
One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi Good
Final Scan Time, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 8.84
Preview Scan, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 8.76
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 14.88
Sports Action Shot (secs) 117.88
Line Art Output Quality Very Good
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 40.38
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 1.7
Overall Scan Quality Good
One-Page Webpage (secs) 13.12
Tested Lineart Speed (ppm) 3.8
Preview Scan, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 8.62
Color Output Quality Good
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 27.61
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 15.71
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 1.5
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 17.86
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 0.5
Final Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 9.66
One-Page Copy (secs) 10.09
One-Page Line Art, Maximum Resolution Good
Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 8.78
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 109.35