Pros

  • Generous, versatile paper handling
  • Fast color scanning

Cons

  • Rear output tray is difficult to access
  • Only extra-high-yield toner is reasonably priced

At A Glance

The X548dte's paper handling and peppy performance address workgroup needs well, but its toner costs can be prohibitive.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 26G0100
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility
  • Linux
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows XP
General Information
UPC Code 10343878396
Scanning
Scanner Type Flatbed
Platform Support
Printer languages supported
  • GDI/Host-based
  • PostScript Emulation
Cost Per Page
Plain Text Page (Highest yield vendor ink) 2.8 cents per page

Performance

PCWorld Test Center (Quality)
Print quality: Text Superior
Print quality: Color photo Good
Scan quality: Text Very Good
Scan quality: Color photo Fair
Scan quality: Line art Very Good
Copy quality Superior
PCWorld Test Center (Speed)
Print speed: Text 14.5   ppm
Print speed rating: Text Very Good
Print speed: Color photo 2.5   ppm
Print speed rating: Color photo Very Good
Copy speed 3.3   ppm
Copy speed rating Good