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Phaser 8500/8550 - A professional grade printer for your desktop
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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.
  • 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.
  • Usage Analysis Tool allows administrators to monitor usage and control printing if necessary.
  • 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.
  • Auto 2-sided printing allows you to print on both sides of the paper without reloading sheets.

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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Software Solutions - Phaser 8500/8550
Digitize . . . Organize . . . Distribute . . . Collaborate

With digital documents, you can easily create, search, re-use, and build upon your documents. Maximize your hardware investments with innovative software solutions from Xerox and Xerox Business Partners:
  • Contain costs
  • Share knowledge
  • Accelerate workflow
  • Integrate paper and electronic documents
  • Manage and distribute documents effectively
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