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  • Page 1 Phaser 6180 ® color laser printer Phaser 6180 ® Evaluator Guide...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    6180 color laser printer, ® ® and help you in your printer evaluation process. CONTENTS Section 1 — Introducing the Xerox Phaser 6180 color laser printer Product Overview ....................1 Phaser 6180 Configurations and Accessories ............. 2 Section 2 — Evaluating Color Laser Printers Evaluate Value ...................... 4 Evaluate Print Quality ................... 6 Evaluate User Friendliness ...................
  • Page 3: Section 1 - Introducing The Xerox Phaser 6180 Color Laser Printer

    SECTION 1 Introducing the Xerox Phaser 6180 Color laser Printer ® PrOduCT OvErvIEw      T heXeroxPhaser6180colorlaserprinterblazesanewtrailamongaffordable,easy-to-usecolorprinters designedtosupportsmallgroupsofemployees.Deliveringthespeedandprintqualitytoday’ssmalland medium-sizebusinessesneed,thePhaser6180isanexcellentsolutionforday-to-daycolorandblack-and- whiteprinting.Withprintspeedsupto20ppmcolorand26ppmblack-and-white,true-to-lifecolors, easyinstallationandday-to-dayoperation,thePhaser6180istherightfitforofficeslookingtoupgrade fromtheiragingfour-passcolorlaserorcolorinkjetprinters. Step up the pace The Phaser 6180 color laser printer gets your jobs out quickly. very quickly.     • P rintingspeedasfastas20ppminfullcolorletsyoubringyourworktocolorfullifewithout slowingyoudown.
  • Page 4: Phaser 6180 Configurations And Accessories

    Paper Capacity: 400 total sheets, standard • A dvanced (requires at least 256 MB memory) — (950 total sheets, optional) Secure Print, Proof Print, RAM Collation • tray 1/Multipurpose tray (MPt) — 150 sheets reliability • duty Cycle — 60,000 pages per month** • tray 2— 250 sheets • W arranty — One-year on-site, Xerox total Satisfaction • tray 3 (optional) — 550 sheets Guarantee * Available only with PCl print driver ** Print volume uniformly distributed over 30 days P H AS ER 6 1 8 0 E VAlUA t OR GUI dE...
  • Page 5 PhASEr 6180 OPTIONAL ACCESSOrIES • 550-sheet feeder, adjustable to support up to legal-size media • 256 MB and 512 MB memory upgrades • Multiprotocol network card, which adds support for DDNS, IPP , Wins, SSL/HTTPS • Duplex unit adds to automatic two-sided printing (for Phaser 6180DN only) •...
  • Page 6: Section 2 - Evaluating Color Laser Printers

     T hissectionoftheEvaluatorGuidewillexamineeachoftheseareasand suggestwaysyoucanevaluateprintersagainsttheserequirements.Dothis forallthecolorlaserprintersyouconsider,andyou’llseehowthePhaser 6180exceedsexpectationsonallcounts. EvALuATE vALuE Purchasingacolorprinterisnotatrivialinvestmentforasmallofficeorsmallbusiness.Evaluating theoverall valuethataprinterintheentry-levelpricerangedeliversisanimportantstepduringthe purchasingprocess.Doestheprinterdelivera level of performancethatwillallowyoutoincrease productivityinyourofficeorworkgroup?Doestheprinterdelivernew featuresthatwillenableyou toaccomplish new things?Lastly,doestheprinterofferpaper capacitiesthatfityourworkload? hOw ThE XErOX PhASEr 6180 EXCEEdS ThE vALuE rEQuIrEMENT: PErFOrMANCE ThePhaser6180setsanewstandardforperformanceinitsclass,withcolorprintingspeedsup to20ppmandblack-and-whiteprintspeedsupto26ppm.Thislevelofperformancewilleasily handletheworkloadofyoursmallgroupofprofessionals,whetheryourdocumentsareprimarily colororblack-and-white. ThePhaser6180doesn’tjustprintpagesquickly—itgetsjobsstartedquicklywithfirst-page-out timesasfastas10seconds.EvencomplexprintjobsareprocessedquicklybythePhaser6180 printcontroller,whichfeaturesa400MHzcontrollerand128MBofmemorystandard (1,152MBmaximum). P H AS ER 6 1 8 0 E VAlUA t OR GUI dE...
  • Page 7 EvALuATE vALuE (CONTINuEd) AdvANCEd PrINTEr FEATurES ThePhaser6180ispackedwithadvancedprintfeaturesthatyoumightbesurprisedtofindona printerthat’ssoaffordable.Expandtheprintcapabilitiesofyouroffice,withfeaturesranging frombookletprintingtoaddingwatermarkstodocuments. Advancedfeaturesinclude:  •Bannersheet —Printsbannersusingmultiplesheets  • B ookletprinting —Formatsprinteddocuments,suchasbrochuresorhandouts,forfoldinginto booklets  • C overs —Printscoverpagesfordocumentsonspecifiedmedia(coloredpapertomakeprintjobs easilysortable,forinstance)  • N -upprinting—Printsmultiplepagesoneachpage,whichisespeciallyconvenientwhenprint- ingpresentations  • P osterprinting —Enlargesimagesbyprintingontomultiplesheetsofpaper  • P roofprint —Printsthefirstsetofamultiple-setjob,soyoucanmakesureyou’vegottheright printsettingsbeforereleasingtheremainingsetstobeprinted  • R AMcollation —Collatesprintjobsconsistingofmultiplesetsofmultipagedocuments,which...
  • Page 8: Evaluate Print Quality

    EvALuATE PrINT QuALITy Print qualityisactuallythesumofmanyfactorsinvolvedinreproducingtheimageonyourcomputer screentotheprintedpage.Doestheprinter’scolor and image qualityexceedtherequirementsforyour internal and external applications?Istherange of media types and sizesyouregularlyusesupported bytheprinter? hOw ThE XErOX PhASEr 6180 EXCEEdS ThE PrINT QuALITy rEQuIrEMENT: COLOr QuALITy ANd PrINT rESOLuTION Theabilitytodelivervibrantcolorprintsandcrisp,fine-linedetailinvolvesmanyattributesofa colorprinter.ThePhaser6180offersmultipleprintmodesthatdeliverupto600x600x4dpi resolution—delivering16shadesofcolorperpixelandproducingexceptionalphotographic quality.The400MHzcontrollerfeatures128MBofRAM,anditworkswiththeTrueAdobe ® PostScript andPCL 6emulationprintdriverstoquicklyandaccuratelyprocessprintjobs....
  • Page 9: Evaluate User Friendliness

    EvALuATE uSEr FrIENdLINESS User friendlinessstartswhentheprinterarrivesatyourofficeandcarriesthroughtoyourongoingday- to-dayexperience.Mostsmallbusinesseshavelimited access to IT resources,soit’simportantthatthe colorprintersyouadoptareeasy to set up, install and manage.Printdriversneedtooffereasyaccess tokeyfeaturesandbeintuitivelyorganized.Lastly,whentroubleshootingisrequired,youshouldhave accesstostrongtoolstominimize downtimeandmaximize productivity. hOw ThE XErOX PhASEr 6180 EXCEEdS ThE uSEr FrIENdLINESS rEQuIrEMENT: SETuP ANd INSTALLATION OncethePhaser6180isunpackedandinplace,theinstallationprocessissimpleandautomated. Pluginthepowerandconnectivitycables,andturnontheprinter.ThePhaser6180willautomati- callyconnecttoyournetwork.Then,usingtheincludedinstallationCD,stepthroughthewizard- basedprintdriverinstallationprocesstoconnectyourcomputertothePhaser6180.Inasfewas fourclicks,you’llbeconnectedandprinting. dAy-TO-dAy MANAGEMENT...
  • Page 10 Supplyreplacementissimpleaswell,with allsuppliesaccessedthroughthefrontofthe printer.Thiseliminatestheneedtoeither pulltheprinteroutfromthewallorturnit aroundtoinstallfreshconsumables. TrOubLEShOOTING Toavoiddowntimeandmaximizeproductivity, thePhaser6180includestheseconvenient, proactivetroubleshootingtools: • P rintingScout —Savesprecioustimeby trackingprintjobsandprovidingimmediate print-issuealertswithinstructionsonhowto resolveproblems. •  O nlineSupportAssistant—Accessonline troubleshootinginformationfromthesame KnowledgeBaselibraryusedbyXerox customersupportprofessionals,directly fromCentreWareIS. P H AS ER 6 1 8 0 E VAlUA t OR GUI dE...
  • Page 11: Section 3 - Configurations, Specifications, Supplies, Support And Information Sources

    128 MB / 1152 MB Connectivity 10/100Base-tX Ethernet, USB 2.0, Parallel, Optional multiprotocol network card, Optional wireless network adapter ® ® ® Page description languages Adobe PostScript ™ , PCl 6 emulation Print features Standard Booklet printing, Covers, Separators, transparency separators, N-up, Watermarks, Overlays, Poster printing, Banner sheets, Fit to page Additional** Secure Print, Proof Print, RAM collation One-year on-site warranty, Xerox total Satisfaction Guarantee Warranty * Print volume uniformly distributed over 30 days ** Requires minimum 256 MB RAM PHASE R 6 1 8 0 E VAl U At O R G U IdE...
  • Page 12: Specifications

    PhASEr 6180 SPECIFICATIONS Device ® CentreWare IS Embedded Web Server, CentreWare Web, PrintingScout ™ , MailinX email alerts Management Print Drivers ® ® ® ® Windows 2000/XP/2003 Server, Vista, Mac OS X version 10.2 or higher, Unix: Solaris ™ 8/9/10, HPUX 11.0, AIX 4.3.3 Support ® linux: SUSE 9.2/9.3, turbo linux 10, Red Hat ES3/ES4, Fedora Core 1, Yellow dog 3.X ™ ™ ™ Media Handling Supported sizes: Tray 1/MPT: Custom sizes from 3 x 5 in. to 8.5 x 14 in. (76.2 x 127 mm to 220 x 355.6 mm) Trays 2 and 3: Custom sizes from 5.8 x 8.2 in. to 8.5 x 14 in. (148 x 210 mm to 220 x 355.6 mm) Supported weights: All trays: 17 to 40 lb. bond, 40 to 80 lb. cover (65 to 220 gsm)
  • Page 13: Support And Additional Information Sources

    On the web: continuouslymaintainedbyXeroxoritsauthorizedrepresentatives underaXeroxexpresswarrantyoraXeroxmaintenanceagreement.   Visitwww.xerox.com/officefor: Youdecidewhenyou’resatisfied.   •Product,supplyandsupportinformation   •Downloadingdrivers   •FindingyourlocalXeroxsalesrepresentative XErOX OFFICE SErvICES SuPPOrT   •Onlinedocumentation Asset Management Services   Visitwww.xerox.com/office/supportfor: • A ssetOptimizationandTracking—Processandtoolsto    S upportandserviceinformation,includingthesame optimizeanenterprise’sofficeoutputinfrastructureand troubleshootingKnowledgeBaseusedbyXerox reduceoverallcosts...
  • Page 14 NOTES P H AS ER 6 1 8 0 E VAlUA t OR GUI dE...
  • Page 15 NOTES PHASE R 6 1 8 0 E VAl U At O R G U IdE...
  • Page 16 If you have any questions, please contact your Xerox sales representative or local reseller call 1-877-362-6567 or visit us on the web at www.xerox.com/office. Copyright © 2007 XEROX CORPORAtION. All rights reserved. Contents of this publication may not be reproduced in any form without permission of XEROX CORPORAtION. XEROX , Phaser , CentreWare and PrintingScout are trademarks of XEROX CORPORAtION ®...

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