Xerox DocuColor 242/252/260 Digital Color Copier Printer

Xerox Updated: 2009-02-03 RSS
Xerox DocuColor 242/252/260 Digital Color Copier Printer

Model DC242 DC252 DC260
Print speed Color: up to 40 ppm
Black: up to 55 ppm Color: up to 50 ppm
Black: up to 65 ppm Color: up to 60 ppm
Black: up to 75 ppm
Duty cycle Up to 200,000 images/month Up to 200,000 images/month Up to 300,000 images/month

Quick Facts

* Print, Copy, Scan
* Color: up to 40 / 50 / 60 ppm; Black: up to 55 / 65 / 75 ppm
* Maximum paper size: 13 x 19 in./330 x 483 mm
* Resolution: 2400 x 2400 dpi
* Standard paper capacity: 3,260 sheets
* Maximum paper capacity: 5,260 sheets
* 250-sheet Duplex Automatic Document Feeder
* Two-sided output is standard
* Numerous finisher options for hole punching, stapling, saddle-stitch booklet making, and bi-, tri-, and Z-folding
* Feed media up to 300 gsm/110 lb. cover stock
* Five controller options including EFI Fiery, Splash, Creo Spire, and Xerox FreeFlow™ Print Server
* Scan resolution: up to 600 x 600 dpi
* Robust security features
* Windows (including Vista) and Mac compatible
* Smallest footprint (WxDxH): 65.1 x 36.2 x 54 in. (1653.6 x 921 x 1372 mm)

Competitive Edge

* Superior print quality with the highest resolution (2400 x 2400 dpi) in its class, enhanced gloss modes, and exclusive emulsion aggregation high grade toner
* Widest array of color servers in its class to give users exactly what they need to best do their jobs
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* Standard DADF holds up to 250 sheets - over two-times the competition
* Faster warm-up time from sleep mode (2.5 minutes) than competitive products to get you working right away
* Unparalleled ease of use with large color user interface and intuitive bi-directional print driver

Features that Ensure the Highest Color Quality

* 2400x2400 dpi resolution in both copy and print modes delivers razor sharp details and smooth color transitions
* Five color server and controller options provide the color management and control that is right for your environment
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* Increase your level of gloss when copying or printing with Enhanced Gloss Mode
* Enhanced image quality at higher speeds with our latest 32-beam laser VCSEL technology
* Emulsion Aggregation High Grade (EA HG) toner brings out great color, outstanding shadow detail, superior halftones and smooth transitions
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* 13x19 in./SRA3 printing produces full bleed 12x18 in./A3 proofs
* Rock-solid color calibration in a fast and easy-to-perform operation off-the-glass calibration or via a densitometer or spectrophotometer depending on color server/controller selection
* Maintain print consistency throughout the workday with the Xerox-exclusive trickle-charge development system and an automatic Charge Corotron Cleaning Assembly

Features that Save Time

* Fast speeds from 40 to 60 ppm in color and 55 to 75 ppm in black-and-white so you can choose the speed that's right for your business
* Numerous finisher options allow you to customize a solution that best fits your environment whether you create proofs, brochures, newsletters, or catalogs
* Power and flexibility your business needs, including sophisticated color-management, workflow capabilities, and fast processing speed with five color server and controller options
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* Promote and delete jobs at the touch of a button with the multiple job queues
* Fast printing on heavy media due to a short and straight paper path
* Fast scanning of up to 80 ppm in black-and-white and 50 ppm in color
* Multi-task for maximum efficiency with multiple users performing different tasks on the DocuColor at the same time
* Program and scan ahead a new job even when the device is busy printing
* Fast warm-up time means your DocuColor 242/252/260 will be ready to use when you are
* Scan long jobs without the need to break it up with the large 250-sheet duplex automatic document feeder
* Jobs will print uninterrupted even when you're replacing toner or paper
* Extra toner capacity with two black toner cartridges keep interventions to a minimum
* Automatic tray switching directs the DocuColor 242/252/260 to look for the same size and type of paper once the paper in a tray has been depleted. This keeps operator interventions to a minimum and printing time to a maximum

Features that Enhance Ease-of-use

* Oversize touchscreen user interface provides easy access to the features you use most
* Handles heavy media up to 110 lb. cover/300 gsm for high reliability and creative flexibility
* Prevent downtime and service calls with consumables that remind you to replace them before they run out
* Easy to program, monitor, and manage workflows with five powerful color server and controller choices
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* Store and recall job programming means complicated jobs do not have to be reprogrammed
* Real-time device status is easily detected before you send a print job via the bi-directional print driver
* Quickly learn to use even complex features with numerous user-friendly help screens
* Installation is quick and easy, even for multiple units because network administrators can "clone" settings of one device to another