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Phaser 8550 ADP + Pagepack
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Laser printers are devices that print high quality text or illustrations fast. They do so by very accurately applying toner (a kind of ink powder) to the paper and then heating the paper so the toner will melt and stick to the paper.
laser/LED printers
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Included since: 07 Oct 2005
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Info modified on: 17 May 2016 03:35:15
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Long product name Xerox Phaser 8550 ADP + Pagepack:
The short editorial description of Xerox Phaser 8550 ADP + Pagepack
Black/Color 30ppm, 2 Trays 625 sheets, 2400dpi, 256MB, USB 2.0, 10/100BaseT Ethernet

Marketing text Xerox Phaser 8550 ADP + Pagepack

The official marketing text of Xerox Phaser 8550 ADP + Pagepack as supplied by the manufacturer
Quick Facts

- The Phaser 8500/8550 comes in several configurations
- Color: up to 24 / 30 ppm
- Black: up to 24 / 30 ppm
- Solid Ink Printer with Network standard
- Maximum paper size is legal (8.5 x 14 inches)
- 600 MHz processor
- 600 dpi standard, up to 2400 FinePoint™ on the Phaser 8550
- First Page Out Time is as fast as 5 seconds on the Phaser 8550 (6 seconds on the Phaser 8500)
- Up to 1 GB of memory, optional hard disk has 20GB storage
- True Adobe Postscript 3™ (137 fonts), PCL5c (81 fonts)
- Maximum duty cycle up to 85,000 pages per month

Competitive Edge

- Brilliant, professional color output. Solid ink color is truer, more saturated and remarkably consistent, page after page, on virtually any media.
- Incredibly priced to give you the competitive edge of color for about the cost of a black-only network printer.
- As fast as 5 seconds to your first page. It's the fastest first-page-out speed of any color printer in its class.
- Features that are normally optional come standard. Namely, networking, true Adobe® Postscript® 3™, automated troubleshooting and job accounting. Plus, on the Phaser 8550 you get advanced paper handling features such as automatic 2-sided printing, collation and booklet printing.
- Unique single pass Solid Ink color technology only offered by Xerox.

How does solid ink work?

- Solid ink provides high print quality on the widest range of media types and weights - from recycled to thick cover stocks to transparencies and more.
- Best for the environment, because efficient solid ink is environmentally friendly and virtually waste-free.
- Proven reliability is backed by a 1-year on-site warranty and the unmatched Xerox Total Satisfaction Guarantee.

Features that Reduce Costs

- Lowest Printer Price in its class, allows you to buy a high-speed-feature-packed printer at a great price.
- Fast Color Mode uses less ink and still gives you great quality.
- Usage Analysis Tool allows administrators to monitor usage and control printing if necessary.

Features that Save Time

- One-touch Phaser Installer allows you to go to the printer, touch a button, and let it install itself.
- Intuitive print driver displays print options from all trays and applications.
- PrintingScout™ provides instant, on-screen instructions when the printer needs attention throughout the entire print job.
- PhaserSMART™ provides online troubleshooting to get you back to work fast.
- CentreWare® embedded Web server allows you to manage, configure, and troubleshoot the Phaser 8500 and 8550 from the desktop.
- Support Centre provides easy access to all user documentation, tools and utilities electronically.

Features that Ensure the Highest Color Quality

- Solid Ink technology, an alternative to laser printing, provides a truer, more saturated, and remarkably consistent images, on virtually any printing surface.
- Automatic Color Correction applies the best print method to each element on a page (text vs. graphics vs. photos) to eliminate compromise between text and graphics quality.
- Photo mode offers an incredible rich, image-enhancing color control.
- Driver Color Control to better match the colors seen on your monitor.

Features that Enhance Productivity

- Productivity Kit includes Personal Print, Secure Print, Proof Print, Saved Print, Extended Collation and Extended Font Storage with a 20GB hard drive.
- Personal Print, a new feature that creates a personal mailbox on the printer's hard drive where you can store processed print jobs to be printed on demand quickly via the control panel.
- Proof print produces only one copy of a multiple copy job in order to proof the copy before printing the rest. You can print the remaining copies right from the printer front panel.
- Secure Print protects your confidential documents requiring a password entry at the printer before printing.
- Saved Print stores the job on the printer's hard drive so you can print it on demand.
- N-Up Printing enables printing of more than one page on a single sheet. One-up, two-up or as many as 16-up printing on the same page. This environmentally friendly feature decreases the consumption of paper and ink.
- Cover Sheets allows you to feed the first and last page of the document from a different media tray.
- Separation pages allows you to separate print jobs with blank sheets, making it easier to see where one job ends and the next begins.
- Collation allows you to print multiple copies of multiple-page documents in the correct numerical sequence.
* AutoFit automatically scales a page to best fit the sheet size of the media in the designated input tray.
* Watermark provides the ability to print text, such as "Draft" or "Confidential," in the background of every page of a document.
* Job Pipelining allows the printer to process multiple jobs at the same time.
* Auto 2-sided printing allows you to print on both sides of the paper without reloading sheets.
* Booklet Printing reduces the size of each page by 50% and prints two pages per sheet. It prints the pages in the correct order so the document can be folded and stapled to form a booklet.
Short summary description Xerox Phaser 8550 ADP + Pagepack:
This short summary of the Xerox Phaser 8550 ADP + Pagepack data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Xerox Phaser 8550 ADP + Pagepack, Xerox CentreWare Printer Management Microsoft & UNIX, CentreWare IS Embedded Web Server, CentreWare , 110 – 120 VAC, 60 Hz; 220 VAC, 50 Hz, 600 x 600 DPI, 10 - 32 °C, A4, -30 - 60 °C
Long summary description Xerox Phaser 8550 ADP + Pagepack:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Xerox Phaser 8550 ADP + Pagepack based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Xerox Phaser 8550 ADP + Pagepack. Maximum resolution: 600 x 600 DPI, Maximum duty cycle: 85000 pages per month, Print technology: Laser. Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter): 30 ppm, Print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter): 30 ppm, Time to first page (black, normal): 5 s. Standard input capacity: 625 sheets, Maximum input capacity: 625 sheets, Input capacity (tray 2): 525 sheets. Standard output capacity: 300 sheets, Maximum output capacity: 300 sheets. Maximum ISO A-series paper size: A4, Duplex media weight: 60-120 gsm, Maximum print size: Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Xerox Phaser 8550 ADP + Pagepack laser/LED printers (8550M_ADPM)
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Print technology
Maximum resolution*
Maximum printing resolution.
600 x 600 DPI
Maximum duty cycle*
The maximum number of prints/copies made by a printer/copier in a fixed period.
85000 pages per month
Print technology*
Indicates the method used to print by this product.
Economical printing
Whether or not the product is equipped with features that allow economical printing.
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter)*
The print speed of a printer for black & white A4 pages, normal quality. The exact speed varies depending on the system configuration, software program, and document complexity.
30 ppm
Print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter)
30 ppm
Time to first page (black, normal)
5 s
Time to first page (colour, normal)
5 s
Input capacity
Standard input capacity*
The number of sheets of paper that can be held by a device.
625 sheets
Maximum input capacity
625 sheets
Maximum number of paper trays
Input capacity (tray 2)
525 sheets
Output capacity
Standard output capacity*
The normal capacity for outputs for this product.
300 sheets
Maximum output capacity
Maximum number of sheets this product can hold in all available standard and optional output trays.
300 sheets
Paper handling
Maximum ISO A-series paper size*
Duplex media weight
60-120 gsm
Maximum print size
The maximum size that an image can be printed with a good resolution.
Legal (216 x 356 mm)
Media weight (tray 1)
60-220 gsm
Internal memory*
The amount of memory, usually measured in bytes (e.g. MB, GB), which is installed in the system's hardware.
256 MB
Maximum internal memory*
The maximum amount of memory inside a product, usually measured in bytes e.g megabytes (MB) or gigabytes (GB).
1 MB
Sound emission
Printing noise level
54 dB
Sound emission
Standby acoustic emission
33 dB
Energy Star certified
This indicates that the product is compliant with Energy Star, which is an international standard for energy-efficient consumer products.
FCC Part 15, Subpart B, CSA-C222 No. 950, CE Mark applicable 73/23 EEC & 89/336/EEC CDRH, EN 55022
Built-in processor
Processor model
The model number for the processor in a computer.
32bit RISC
Processor frequency
The clock rate is the fundamental rate in cycles per second (measured in hertz) at which a computer performs its most basic operations such as adding two numbers. There are more factors, like internal memory size, that influence a computer's actual response time.
600 MHz
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
10 - 32°C
Storage temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely stored.
-30 - 60°C
Operating relative humidity (H-H)
10 - 80%
Weight & dimensions
Weight *
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
28 kg
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
406 x 533 x 368 mm
Other features
Mac compatibility
Product can be used with Apple Mac software and/or hardware.
Printer management
Printer management software used by this product included as standard
Xerox CentreWare Printer Management Microsoft & UNIX, CentreWare IS Embedded Web Server, CentreWare Web Administrator, Xerox NDPS Gateway, Usage Analysis Tool
Power requirements
110 – 120 VAC, 60 Hz; 220 VAC, 50 Hz
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Windows 98SE/Me, Windows NT 4.0 (SP6), Windows 2000/XP, Windows Server 2003, Mac OS 9.x, Mac OS X version 10.2+, Novell NetWare 5.x/6.5, Linux Red Hat 9, Suse 9, Fedora Core 1, UNIX Sun Solaris 2.8, 2.9, 2.10, HP/UX 11.x, IBM AIX 4.3.3
Standard input trays
1 x 525 + 1 x 100
Networking features
Ethernet 10/100BaseTx
Embedded web server
Standard media sizes
A6, A5, B5 ISO, B5 JIS, A4, Index card, Statement, Executive, A/Letter, US Folio, Legal, Envelopes: DL, C5 & #10 Commercial
#51/2, #63/4, Monarch, Booklet, Lee (A7), Choukei 4 Gou, Choukei 3 Gou
List of typefaces included and any qualifications.
137 PostScript Type & 81 PCL 5c
Power consumption (active)
230 W