David is also an expert in imaging technologies including printers, moni Paper jams with pound weight paper. You may unsubscribe from the newsletters at any time. The newer distribution disc also includes printer drivers for Mac OS It prints, scans, and works as a standalone copier and fax machine.

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Xerox has since fixed the problem, however. Software includes commands that aren’t supported.

How much could you save? The Best PC Games. You’ll also find some welcome convenience features; notably, the ability to print. On our text tests, more than half of the fonts qualified as easily readable and well formed at 8 points, but only two qualified at 6 points.

Xerox Phaser 3100MFP/X

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Creating one piece of software and one front-panel configuration for multiple models no doubt saves a few dollars, but it makes the user experience far more confusing and frustrating than it should be. David Stone is an award-winning freelance writer and computer industry consultant.

Unfortunately, the closer you look, the less attractive this AIO becomes, starting with such basics as speed and output quality. Calculate your savings now. They tend to be well designed, easy to use, and strong candidates for an Editors’ Choice. The fact remains, though, that in all the several hundred printers I’ve tested using this same pound paper; I can’t remember any other printer having a problem with it.


Here again, if you wind up with the original disc, you can download the drivers from the Xerox Web site. It prints, scans, and works as a standalone copier and fax machine.

Xerox Phaser MFP/X Review & Rating |

The Best Printers of This newsletter may contain advertising, deals, or affiliate links. Standalone copier and fax. If you wind up with one of the early distribution discs, you can download the fixed printer driver and fax driver from Xerox’s Web site. Photo output is good enough to print recognizable photos from Web pages or for company newsletters, which is about as much as you can expect from a monochrome laser.

Other major issues I ran into include Xerox’s control software, with some options resulting in the message that the feature isn’t supported in this printer.

How to Clone a Hard Drive. The slow speed might be forgivable phasre the output quality were superb, but it isn’t.

Other Xerox All-in-One Printers. Its flatbed is limited to scanning letter-size paper, but the page ADF can handle legal size as well. I timed it at 12 minutes 25 seconds on phaesr business applications suite using QualityLogic’s hardware and software, www.


You may unsubscribe from the newsletters at any time. The graphics output quality was a match for most monochrome lasers overall, which makes it good enough for internal business use.

Xerox Phaser MFP/X Specs – CNET

Prints from and scans to USB key. I installed the printer on a Windows XP system, but according to Xerox, it also comes with printer drivers and a full set of programs for WindowsVista, and Vista x64, as well as a printer driver for Windows Server The test results I discuss below are phser based on the fixed version of the driver.

The newer distribution disc also includes printer drivers for Mac OS Unfortunately, the printer’s shortcomings extend to even more basic issues.

I also discovered a bug pnaser the printer driver, which added an extra line of text in the footer area of each page on my first set of tests. According to Xerox, this problem shows up only when the pound-weight papers have unusually smooth finishes.