Pros

  • Competent print quality
  • Built for heavy use; economical toner

Cons

  • Expensive; some awkward design elements
  • Scanner struggles with some image types

At A Glance

This tanklike unit can take a beating, but it's rough around the edges, especially when scanning.

Manufacturer’s Description

The magicolor 4695MF color laser all-in-one prints, copies, scans, faxes and so much more. Under its sleek exterior, a powerful Emperon Print System and 500MHz CPU work together to tackle work team demands - delivering prints and copies at a quick 25 pages per minute in color and black and white. Its enhanced scan and fax functionality lets you move pages more quickly to more destinations. And an intuitive menu plus a simple hard key layout makes navigating these functions effortless.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number A0FD012
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility
  • Linux
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 883585417971

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Very Good
Print quality: Color photo Very Good
Print quality: Grayscale photo Very Good
Copy quality Very Good
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 20.9   ppm
Performance
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 14.75
Final Scan Time, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 5.76
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 17.4
Color Output Quality Very Good
One-Page Line Art, Maximum Resolution Good
Final Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 5.68
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 16.23
4 by 6 Color Photo (secs) 38.26
Final Scan Time, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 5.57
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 37.31
Sports Action Shot (secs) 38.33
Overall Scan Quality Fair
Preview Scan, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 7.23
Grayscale Glossy Output Quality n/a
One-Page Copy (secs) 15.36
One-Page Webpage (secs) 14.99
Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 3.7
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 20.89
Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 7.41
Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 1.6
One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi Fair
Tested Lineart Speed (ppm) 4.1
Preview Scan, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 7.34
Tested Color Speed (ppm) 3.4
Line Art Output Quality Very Good

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