“ OKI C5550 MFP - Multifunction ( fax / copier / printer / scanner ) - colour - LED - copying (up to): 32 ppm (mono) / 20 ppm (colour) - printing (up to): 32 ppm (mono) / 20 ppm (colour) - 400 sheets - 33.6 Kbps - Hi-Speed USB, 10/100 Base-TX „
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This printer was bought from our IT dep. to replace our old fax machine and printer/copier with only one unit. It gives us also the scan to PDF option. The machine worked fine for about 6 month, now we get a new one because they can't fix it. They replaced everything you can replace and we still got paper jams every 3rd time. 10 users share that unit. Oh yah try to print,copy or scan while the unit receives a fax (or is sending one from your coworker), let me tell you: it is impossible. The unit is useless until the fax is out and confirmed. Can you say ANNOYING? Our 10year old fax could scan to memory even while still sending a fax. That OKI was (nicely said) costing me time and nerves. Total headache!!! Buy a canon.
A number of months ago the IT eqipment in our work was updated, this included our office getting a new printer/fax machine. The OKI C 5550 Multi Functional Printer is what we were given.
I'm no technology expert but I will review this as best I can! Unlike our old printer, this one can do a number of things; printing, scanning, copying and sending & receiving faxes.
You can print either single or double sided with this printer, and the print quality seems excellent. You can feed in card, labels or transparancies via the multi purpose tray at the front.
You can scan in documents to the top of the printer and then send them to your email address. Our IT department set this up so i'm not totally sure now it works, but you can save a number of email addresses in an address book in the printer so that the scanning can be transferred quickly. The whole process is very straight forward.
You can use the printer as a photocopier, either using the top feeder, or lifting the lid and setting documents on the glass. You are able to zoom up to 400% or reduce to 25%, and choose how many copies you need. Copying can be done in either black or colour.
The fax feature works as any fax does. You put the printer on fax mode and type in your number, feed in the pages to be faxed and hit go! (You just need to plug in a phone line of course)
I find it uses up the toner pretty quickly. We would use up a black toner (it uses 4 separate toners black, cyan, magenta & yellow) within a month if we were to use it medium to heavily. We've also had to replace a fusion unit in the first 6 months.
The printer also can be prone to jamming if you use card on occasions. Also, sometimes when you want to print this out using the multi-function tray (MFT), is still picks up from the default paper tray, even when you specifically ask it to use the MFT. This can get annoying.
It is quite noisy when it is printing too.
It has a power save button and LCD to highlight jams when you run out of paper.
The C5550 MFP is a truly integrated 4-in-1 color and mono machine that can print, copy, scan and fax. It will satisfy today's high-volume office demands, and bring extra productivity, capability and cost-savings to an operation. It is perfect for small, busy workgroups of up to ten users, delivering fast, efficient A4 color, along with true multifunctionality and real value for money. With fast copy and print speeds, excellent paper handling, low running costs and outstanding features such as standalone scan to capability, the C5500 MFP enhances the pace and professionalism of business.
|Product Description:||OKI C5550 MFP - multifunction printer ( colour )|
|Device Type:||Fax / copier / printer / scanner|
|Fax Type:||Super G3 - plain paper|
|Printing Technology:||LED ( colour )|
|Monthly Duty Cycle (max):||60000 impressions|
|Max Copying Speed:||Up to 32 ppm (mono) / up to 20 ppm (colour)|
|Max Copying Resolution:||Up to 600 x 600 dpi (mono) / up to 600 x 600 dpi (colour)|
|Max Printing Speed:||Up to 32 ppm (mono) / up to 20 ppm (colour)|
|Max Printing Resolution:||Up to 1200 x 600 dpi (mono) / up to 1200 x 600 dpi (colour)|
|Max Fax Transmission Speed:||33.6 Kbps|
|Scanning:||1200 x 1200 dpi|
|Original Size:||A6 (105 x 148 mm) (min) - A4 (210 x 297 mm) (max)|
|Document Feeder Capacity:||50 sheets|
|Media Size:||A4 (210 x 297 mm) (max)|
|Media Type:||Plain paper, cards, labels, banner|
|Standard Media Capacity:||400 sheets|
|Max Media Capacity:||980 sheets|
|Bypass Feeder Capacity:||100 sheets|
|Output Trays Capacity:||350 sheets|
|Automatic Duplexing:||Optional (copying)|
|PC Connection Availability:||Yes|
|PC Connection:||USB 2.0, LAN|
|Power:||AC 230 V ( 50/60Hz )|
|Dimensions (WxDxH):||50 cm x 60 cm x 67 cm|
|Microsoft Certification:||Works with Windows Vista|