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Xerox Phaser 6180MFP colour laser multifunction printer

£699 inc VAT

Manufacturer: Xerox

Our Rating: We rate this 3.5 out of 5

The Xerox Phaser 6180MFP is a higher-end colour laser MFP offering good performance and features. But it's not for the budget-conscious.

The Xerox Phaser 6180MFP is a higher-end colour laser MFP offering good performance and features. But it's not for the budget-conscious.

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Test results

Text Printing (Plain Paper, Normal Settings)


Tested Text Speed (ppm) 28.3
Three-Page Word Document (secs) 17.86
Ten-Page Word Document (secs) 27.61
Text Output Quality Superior

colour Printing (Plain Paper, Normal Settings)


Tested Colour Speed (ppm) 1.7
Two-Page Excel Document (secs) 14.88
One-Page Webpage (secs) 13.12
4 by 6 colour Photo (secs) 109.35
Colour Output Quality Good

Colour Photo Printing (Glossy Paper, Best Settings)


Tested Glossy Photo Speed (ppm) 0.5
Sports Action Shot (secs) 117.88
Colour Photo Quality Good

Grayscale Printing (Plain Paper, Normal Settings)


Tested Grayscale Speed (ppm) 1.5
4 by 6 Grayscale Photo (secs) 40.38
Grayscale Output Quality Good

Lineart Printing (Plain Paper, Best Settings)


Tested Lineart Speed (ppm) 3.8
300dpi Line Art Image (secs) 15.71
Line Art Output Quality Very Good

Scan Tests (in seconds)


Preview Scan, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 8.78
Preview Scan, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 8.62
Final Scan Time, 2-by-2-Inch Document, 600 dpi 9.66
Preview Scan, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 8.76
Final Scan Time, 4-by-5-Inch Document, 100 dpi 7.34
Preview Scan, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 8.62
Final Scan Time, One-Page Word Document, 300 dpi 8.84
Overall Scan Quality Good

Copy Tests


One-Page Copy (secs) 10.09
Copy Output Quality Very Good

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Xerox Phaser 6180MFP Expert Verdict »
Xerox 6180MFP Scores 9.0 out of 10 based on 1 review
384MB RAM Installed (1408MB maximum)
460x521x729mm
40kg
B&W Pages per Min: 31
colour Pages per min: 20
Max. B&W dpi: 600-by-600
max. colour dpi: 600-by-600
language & emulation: PostScript PCL Emulation, PCL6
PostScript
parallel port
USB 1.1, USB 2.0
Ethernet
Mac OS X
Windows 2000/XP
Linux
maximum power draw (watts): 500W
Standby Power Draw (watts): 90W
multifunction printer specs: Scan Area (inches)
8.5 by 14.0
Max. Scanning dpi: 600
Maximum Enhanced Scan Resolution (dpi): 9600
Scanning Image Sensor Type: ccd
Scanner Type: Flatbed/ADF
Maximum Scan colour Depth: 48
Maximum Scan Grayscale Depth: 32
Fax Resolution (dpi): 400-by-400
  • Build Quality: We give this item 9 of 10 for build quality
  • Features: We give this item 9 of 10 for features
  • Value for Money: We give this item 5 of 10 for value for money
  • Overall: We give this item 7 of 10 overall

The Xerox Phaser 6180MFP is a well-designed machine with a few notable shortcomings. An office that needs to generate decent graphics should still consider it seriously - it's the best model we've seen so far at that task - but it's an expensive proposition otherwise.

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