Speedy Xerox A4 Mono 55/65 PPM Desktop Laser Printers Start at $1,099
Xerox has bolstered the high end of its desktop laser-printer line with what appears to be its fastest black-and-white desktop office printers to date, the 55-ppm Phaser 4600 and 65-ppm Phaser 4620, two black-and-white laser printers that replace the Phaser 4510, start at $1,099, and are designed for larger workgroups.
Of note are:
- Optional 500-sheet document finisher with 50-page stapling—what Xerox is calling the first-ever in this class. There’s also an optional four-bin mailbox. as well as a 2000-sheet LCT ($750.00).
- Adobe PostScript 3 print driver (not an emulation).
- Maximum monthly volume of up to 275,000 pages per month.
- All-in-one high-yield toner cartridge yields up to 30,000 pages and is priced at $319.99, while a drum cartridge yields 80,000 pages and is priced at $199.99 for a competitive consumables cost per page of 1.2 cents. Add in the cost of a Fuser Maintenance Kit (150,000 pages; $149.99), and cost per page is 1.21 cents.
- CentreWare Internet Services and CentreWare Web for managing the printers on the network and fleet management.
- Standard hard-drive overwrite, hard-drive encryption, and secure print.
All of the printers support Microsoft Windows, Apple Macintosh, and Linux, and are equipped with a 700 MHz CPU, and 10/100/1000-BaseT Gigabit Ethernet network interface; 802.11n wireless network connectivity is optional. Pricing is as follows:
- Phaser 4600/N – $1,099; 55 ppm; automatic duplex is optional; standard 650-sheet paper supply.
- Phaser 4600/DN – $1,299; 55 ppm; standard automatic duplexing; standard 650-sheet paper supply.
- Phaser 4600/DT – $1,549; 55 ppm; standard automatic duplexing; standard 1,200-sheet paper supply.
- Phaser 4620/DN $1,599; 65 ppm; standard automatic duplexing; standard 650-sheet paper supply.
- Phaser 4620/DT – $1,849; 65 ppm; standard automatic duplexing; standard 1,200-sheet paper supply.
Both printers are Energy Star-certified, include Xerox’s Total Satisfaction Guarantee, and are available immediately worldwide via Xerox direct sales, agents, resellers and dealers.